News: Double VIP Points and New Harry Potter Sets!

Monday, July 1 is Canada Day, and most retailers are closed to mark the holiday. However, if you are in the mood for online shopping, double VIP points has started! Every purchase from the LEGO® Store will earn double points from July 1 – July 7. You can use the affiliate links below to shop.

Click here to take advantage of double VIP points in Canada.

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Double VIP Points begins!!!!

In addition to double VIP points, July 1 is also the day that the new wave of Harry Potter sets officially hits shelves! So, today, we’ll take a look at those as well.

75945 – Expecto Patronum

Set stats:

  • Brick Count: 121
  • Minifigures: 4
  • Cost: $24.99 CAD
  • Cost-per-Brick: $0.21 CAD

75946 – Hungarian Horntail Triwizard Challenge

Set stats:

  • Brick Count: 265
  • Minifigures: 4
  • Cost: $39.99 CAD
  • Cost-per-Brick: $0.15 CAD

75947 – Hagrid’s Hut: Buckbeak’s Rescue

Set stats:

  • Brick Count: 496
  • Minifigures: 6
  • Cost: $79.99 CAD
  • Cost-per-Brick: $0.16 CAD

75948 – Hogwarts Clock Tower

Set stats:

  • Brick Count: 922
  • Minifigures: 8
  • Cost: $119.99 CAD
  • Cost-per-Brick: $0.13 CAD

75957 – The Knight Bus

Set stats:

  • Brick Count: 403
  • Minifigures: 3
  • Cost: $49.99 CAD
  • Cost-per-Brick: $0.12 CAD

Concluding thoughts…

Overall, I like the look of these sets. From the photos, each one appears to be fairly well designed. You get a couple of mythical creatures thrown in as well. I like Harry’s Patronus, and I hope that we will see this mold used again in another theme as an actual stag, and not this ghostly blue variant. In terms of my pick, I think I am most keen on the Hogwarts Clock Tower. Overall, this latest wave is a pretty good value too. You are looking at an average cost per brick of $0.15 CAD, which is only a tad above my current average ($0.14/brick). I am a little shocked at the Expecto Patronum value though… What are your thoughts? Feel free to leave a comment below.

Until next time,

-Tom

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