October 3, 2023


Elegant Food

Classic 80’s toys? Tranformers, BTTF, Voltron? Lego’s get them earlier than they retire!

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Any common Joe rising up within the 80’s has probably performed with one or all of those toys! Lego has some genius advertising individuals reinventing basic 80’s toys akin to Transformers, Voltron, Ghostbusters and even Batman from the 1989 film.

Lego Voltron and Lego Optimus Prime side by side

Lego Voltron Vs. Lego Optimus Prime

Sadly in case you are simply now discovering these superior Lego mash ups it is to late to get Voltron as he’s formally retired. Nevertheless you’ll be able to nonetheless snag Optimus Prime earlier than he retires! He is really on sale proper now 20% off on Amazon for $179.00. Comparatively the retired Voltron worth is sort of $500 as of writing this text . As soon as the Lego retires (discontinued) you’ll have to buy them by means of a reseller and pay steep costs. Here’s a hyperlink under for Optimus Prime and Voltron.

Voltron does remodel into the person Lions and Optimus Prime does remodel into his basic Semi Truck type. General I’d say Voltron is my favourite of the 2 he does stand about 2 inches taller and appears to be extra “sturdy”. Optimus Prime does take many ques from his basic G1 counterpart which makes this a will need to have for anybody that owned the unique toy as a child.

Lego Voltron

Lego Optimus Prime

You should purchase a reissue of the G1 Optimus Prime he was an unique to Toy’s R Us. I’ve included an hyperlink to him and a tremendous deal on the G1 Bumblebee which just about appears to good to be true at simply $15 {dollars}! This Optimus consists of his trailer not like the Lego Optimus Prime which doesn’t embrace the trailer.

G1 Optimus Prime

G1 Bumblebee

The opposite classic 80s Lego I at present have? This one continues to be within the field ready to be assembled!

Back to the Future Lego DeLorean

BTTF Lego DeLorean

The Lego Again to the Future DeLorean was out of inventory for months and was fetching over $300 {dollars} by resellers. Seize the BTTF Lego DeLorean whereas it’s again in inventory and earlier than it retires and goes up in value! The Vacation season is correct across the nook and this can be a good reward for followers. You possibly can construct it in any model from the flicks.

LEGO Again to The Future Time Machine 10300 1856 picees

Lego has put out just a few completely different variations of the DeLorean. The one linked above is the biggest set. Which is about 10300 vs 21103 which was retired in 2014.

LEGO 21103 The Delorean Time Machine Constructing Set 401 items

The now retired Lego Dimensions DeLorean is even smaller and may be discovered on Ebay.

Bucket checklist objects for me? How about this mash!?!?!?

BTTF meets Transformers with appropriately named Gigawatt. Two basic 80s franchises come along with Again to the Future and Transformers! If I recall he was a KB Toys and Walmart unique however offered out quick. I do not imagine Gigawatt us being made anymore.

Subsequent up on the bucket checklist Lego Ghostbusters Ecto-1 at present going for $239.00 and never at present retired however I’ve seen some inventory points. Get Lego Ecto-1 earlier than it retires. In comparison with the 1989 Lego Batmobile at present retired and going for over $500! You should definitely get model 76139 vs. 40433! 76139 has 3306 items vs. 366 items.

If the 1989 Lego Batmobile is any indication of the long run retired worth of the Lego units of Optimus Prime, Ecto-1 and the BTTF DeLorean this will even be good investments. I simply went to the Lego retailer and noticed the 1989 Lego Batwing which can also be a will need to have on the bucket checklist.

Did I miss a set? Please let me know! I do know I did not embrace any Lego Star Wars on this as they need to be in a class of their very own. With new Star Wars content material popping out newer variations of units do get launched.

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