Each year, the LEGO® House releases a new, exclusive set only available at their own LEGO® Store. In the past, they even sent me one of these sets, the Brick Moulding Machine. Additionally, I had the chance to chat with the set designers. Boy, do I ever wish they had offered the same opportunity this year. The 2023 LEGO® House exclusive was announced and it has me drooling. This year, Captain Redbeard gets built… out of bricks.
Captain Redbeard Specifics:
- NAME: A Minifigure Tribute
- SET #: 40504
- THEME: LEGO® House Exclusive
- COST: 599 DKK (approx. $116 CAD/$85 USD)
- BRICK COUNT: 1041
- MINIFIGURES: None
- RELEASE DATE: March 1, 2023
- COST/BRICK: approx. $0.11 CAD (very good value)
2023 marks the 45th anniversary of the Minifigure. Consequently, a giant Minifigure represents an excellent choice for an exclusive set at the LEGO® House this year. These sets typically feature history-inspired builds from the LEGO® Group’s storied past. To make it even better, designers selected the iconic Captain Redbeard to represent Minifigures everywhere. He is about 30 cm tall. Pirates was my favorite theme as a kid. Needless to say, I am thrilled. At the same time, I am a little sad that I can’t actually get one. Perhaps this is the push I need to finally plan a trip to Denmark? What do you think of “A Minifigure Tribute”? Let me know in the comments below or reach out on social media.
Until next time,
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