Somewhere in a Galaxy Far, Far Away a LEGO Star Wars Set Awaits Completion
Nothing gets us more excited then when LEGO announces a new Star Wars set. Okay, one thing does, and that’s a new movie announcement (which means more LEGO Sets!). With LEGO having built an Empire of collectible sets, it isn’t a wonder some of them are worth some serious cash.
With some sets containing well over 1000 pieces, you’ll need an entire Ewok village to put them together. We invite you to embrace the dark side and spend all your money on rare LEGO Star Wars sets.
Rebel Blockade Runner 10019
Princess Leia’s ship contains a “modest” 1,748 pieces and any rebel fighter would die to keep it out of the hands of Darth Vader. It was released in 2001 for $199.99 it’s now retired and goes for just shy of $1,000 at auction. Let qui-gons be bygones and add this iconic ship to your collection today!
TIE Interceptor Ultimate Collector’s Series 7181
The first Ultimate Collector’s Series (UCS for those in the LEGO know) on our list is the deadly TIE Interceptor. Although this set is only made up of 703 pieces, it’s valued at over $1000, about 10 times more than what it originally sold for. You would not want to destroy this with an X-wing or you would be out a lot of money.
Y-wing Attack Starfighter Ultimate Collector’s Series 10134
Not every set has to be a flashy new model. The Y-Wing proves you don’t have to be an X-Wing to be valuable. Three hours of non-stop building and 1,473 pieces later will yield you one of the longest standing fighters in the rebel fleet. Retired in 2006 no business savvy Jawa will sell it for less than $1,400.
Cloud City 10123
Relive the ultimate betrayal in Cloud City with this rare LEGO Star Wars set. Lando is ready to turn our heroes over to the dark side! Don’t worry, when you build it, you can make the story go however you please. This 698 piece set will leave you frozen in disbelief (thankfully not in Carbonite!) at how cool it is. Get your hands on this set before Boba Fett does!
Death Star II Ultimate Collector’s Series 10143
It’s really lucky the Empire had a spare Death Star hanging around. Who would have thought a tiny exhaust port could be so much trouble! Save yourself the heartache of watching the first one blow up by building the Death Star II. If you hurry you could even build the 3,417 piece set before it’s destroyed in the Battle of Endor. This rare set was only around for two years, and the price tag reflects the short run. If you want it in your collection, you’ll spend over $2,000.
Imperial Star Destroyer Ultimate Collector’s Series 10030
We can almost hear the imperial march playing when we see this incredible ship. The Star Destroyer UCS is Lego’s first set to contain over 3,000 pieces and at three feet long, this build is designed to make you feel as helpless as the tiny in scale Blockade Runner it comes with. This was the treatment Lord Vader’s personal flagship deserved. Dangerous and disturbing, this set is fit for the dark side of your collection. Originally released in 2002 for $299.99, the retired set goes for over $2,500.
X-Wing Fighter Ultimate Collector’s Series 7191
There are only two ships more iconic than the X-Wing, and both of them made this list. No rebel force will be complete without a fleet of X-Wings, but this 1,304 piece set is a bit too pricey for you to make your own squadron. Coming up with $3,500 to purchase one of these resistance fighters might be as difficult as destroying the Death Star.
Millennium Falcon Ultimate Collector’s Series 10179
This is not a set you could win in a card game, no matter how drunk Lando gets. It’s the rarest set in this or any Galaxy. Han Solo himself would need several weeks to build the 5,195 piece Millennium Falcon, even with the giant bound instruction guide. May the force be with you if you decide to add this ship to your LEGO Star Wars collection because can go for up to $5,000!
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