Bargain Bricks: Episode 11 – Raptor Chase

For several episodes now, I shared sets parted out from a massive bin of bricks. We looked at the bin in Episode 3. Subsequently, the bin yielded fun sets including the Imperial Flagship, Indiana Jones and the Lost Tomb, and the Z-95 Headhunter. In Bargain Bricks: Episode 11, we stray from the bin. There might be a few sets left in there, but I wanted a little change. This week, we share a one-off purchase made on Facebook Marketplace. I love LEGO® Jurassic World, but it was not the first to bring dinosaur figurines in brick form. Many of the molds for the Jurassic World figurines actually came from the Dino theme back in 2011. I missed out on those sets in my dark age. One of them popped up recently for sale near me. I jumped at the chance to get it. Find out more in the episode below!

Until next time,

-Tom

Bargain Bricks: Episode 11 – Raptor Chase

ORIGINAL SET DETAILS

  • NAME: Raptor Chase
  • SET #: 5884
  • THEME: Dino
  • COST: $39.99 CAD
  • BRICK COUNT: 255
  • MINIFIGURES: 2
  • OF INTEREST: 1 velociraptor
  • RELEASED: November 11, 2011
  • RETIRED: November 27, 2011
  • COST/BRICK: $0.157 (satisfactory value)
  • BRICK-TO-FIG RATIO: 85 bricks/fig (excellent fig count)

MAY 2022 SET DETAILS

  • I PAID: $40.00 CAD
  • COST/BRICK: $0.157
  • ON BRICKLINK:
    • AVERAGE USED SET: $30
    • CHEAPEST COMPLETE, USED SET & BOX: $48
    • PRICIEST COMPLETE, USED SET & BOX: $62
  • ESTIMATED VALUE OF MY SET: $55 (My box is not pristine, nor is it in poor shape.)
  • I SAVED: $15
Bargain Bricks: Episode 11 - Raptor Chase
Original Rapter Chase box art. ©2011 The LEGO® Group.

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