LEGO Unveils New Collection at 2011 American International Toy Fair

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LEGO 2011 Collectors Party

The New York Toy Fair starts tomorrow. Expect to see a lot of coverage on fan sites, in particular keep an eye out at FBTB, where Ace will be reporting direct from the event and posting pictures to his flickr stream (linked to on the picture).

In the meantime you can read what to expect on this press release.

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By in United Kingdom,

I'm hoping that the have some pics of the star wars sets out of their boxes.
Are lego not doing anymore modular houses as there hasn't been any rumors or prelim pics :(

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By in United Kingdom,

Awesome! But I really wish I could go to one of these events!

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By in United States,

This is all so cool, but what about a new modular building? I'm really hoping that there will be news on that coming soon.

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By in United States,

I really hope for new images of sets we haven't seen yet like-
*The Naboo Starfigher
*Battle for Hogwarts (built, and other side)
*Both Spongebob sets
*A pile of Cars sets
*About three Alien Conquest sets
*The Forrbidden Forest (all that we have seen is a black cloak and white hand (Voldemort!) on the side of a box)
*The Knight Bus
*Most of the new Harbor sets
*A few CREATOR and Technic sets
*Most STAR WARS sets in brick form
NOTE: I don't necassarily like all of these themes/sets I was just compiling a list of what we have yet to see

Did I miss anything?

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By in United States,

O man! It was in New York, I could've so been there! Also I can't wait for official images to emerge.

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By in Canada,

@ Legocityfanatic, I believe you need an invitation.. :(

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By in United States,

When they say new collection, do they mean new themes? If so, we've already seen pretty much every new theme coming this year (with the exception of a few sets from each theme), that is, unless LEGO has a few suprise ones coming.

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By in United States,

Cool, too bad I'm a Missourian. :-( Bring some Harry Potter pics back please!

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By in United States,

Orange Lemons, I hope you are right. Anyone up for surprises?

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By in United Kingdom,

'Toy Fair' is all about getting the buyers for toy stores to order sets to go on their shelves later in the year. Since the modular buildings are 'LEGO exclusives' in most countries, they are unlikely to be on show, as LEGO won't be trying to sell them to retailers. There will be specific sets from other themes that won't be on show either - anything that's a "retailer exclusive" will likely be missing too.

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By in United States,

"Building adventure returns to Hogwarts™ with best-selling LEGO HARRY POTTER™ as favorite characters meet three more constructible locations, available in June ($11.99 - $49.99), to support the final film's premiere."

Fascinating press release... I can't wait for HP pics from FBTB tomorrow! The press release tells us a number of interesting things... That they'll be available in June, not August, and that the Forbidden Forest will be $11.99 and that Battle for Hogwarts will be $49.99

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By in United States,

I agree i could make it but my dad probably doesn't want to drive 4 hours and be there for like 2 hrs so bring me some HP pics!!!!!

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By in United States,

Lego shows almost every regular set. So let's all wait a few days for the pictures to come out. The only time I remember LEGO not showing a theme in NYC was last years trains.

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By in United States,

@Lego Lova 25 - You have to get an invite to go. Its for members of the toy industry and members of the press only.
@The Green Brick Giant - Ace on FBTB posted saying he'll begin updating around noon tomorrow. So hopefully we won't have to wait long at all!

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By in Ireland,

CANNOT wait for Star Wars!

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By in United States,

Please take pictures of EVERYTHING.

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By in United States,

Please, sirs, may we see Hoth, please?

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By in United Kingdom,

Hopefully we will be able to have a look at the Technic 8081 Extreme Cruiser...

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By in United States,

Got to admit, I am pretty excited to see the Lighthouse. The Log Cabin is one of my fave sets ever, I am hoping the lighthouse follows suit.

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By in United States,

Wow I was excpecting battle for Hogwarts to be at least $80. I will expect to see the made in china on the side of the box.

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By in United States,

^Did you see the photo? It's actually not much larger than Hagrid's Hut.^

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By in Australia,

We've only seen four out of fourteen Cars sets. I hope we'll see the rest from this event.

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By in New Zealand,

48 new collectibles ... That's 3 sets by my calculations. we've seen the first 32 (series 4 & 5) but series 6 is still an undiscovered country.
Pics of 6 anyone?

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By in Australia,

@Brickfinger - I think you'll find that Series 3 is also included in that total of 48 since technically, it is a 2011 release and from the minifigure video from the German Toy fair last week, the series 3 figures were included with series 4 and 5. I'd be surprise if series 6 is released this year, if at all. The novelty of these minifigs has definitely worn off in Australia - most stores have them in abundance and looks like they're having trouble selling them.

Series 3 is definitely more widely available than series 1 and 2, but I think that the price hike might also have something to do with the slower sales. I for one, am sick of the theme - it's a major rip off and a real pain in the behind to try and collect all 16 of a series.

On another note, I'm really looking forward to the pics from the NY toy fair. I still remember the 2010 Toy Fair pics from fbtb and seeing the HP, Kingdoms and Space Police sets for the first time. Am hoping for further HP pics, as well as Ninjago of which there have been very few to date.

I pretty much know what I want from Star Wars, City and PotC, so I'm not as interested in pictures from these themes than I otherwise would have been. I only hope that I don't see more pictures of other sets that I'm impressed with (such as Flo's V8Cafe, which is now a must have) - my expenditure this year is going to be high enough as it is!

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By in United States,

Why hasn't Ace from FBTB posted yet?

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By in United States,

They have some pictures of Atlantis, CREATOR, Duplo, and Hero Factory up on their Flickr stream now.

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