Series 7 hitting the UK...

Posted by ,
LEGO Minifigures Series 7 {Random bag}

We've now had a couple of reported sightings of Series 7 minifigures in John Lewis stores across the UK. So far they've been spotted in Southsea and Glasgow. Does your store have them? Let us know in the comments below. Let's hope they hit the rest of the world soon!

Thanks to Thego and S_Hollins in the forum.

Update: We've now heard that most John Lewis stores nationwide have stock of these, but each store has only one or two boxes, so they're being bought up quickly by resellers. I've also heard back from several W H Smith stores, and they have all said that they expect stock this Thursday. Thanks for all the tips

54 comments on this article

Gravatar
By in United States,

Appropriate that a series with a Bagpiper should hit in Scotland first.
If a series comes out containg a Hillbilly I demand it be released here in Kentucky first.

Gravatar
By in Sweden,

voypro,

I think those hillbillies you're talking about are in the new City Forest Police sets. ;)

Gravatar
By in United Kingdom,

Loving this news! These look like perhaps the best series ever, although series 6 is a tough act to follow...

Gravatar
By in United States,

sweet! ill be loking out for them at john lewis stores then. infact ill go right now! i love these minis!

Gravatar
By in United Kingdom,

^ I think you'll find that a bit difficult, as they're a UK only chain...

Gravatar
By in Ireland,

I think they'll be available from Smyths in Ireland from Thursday. The website says April 1, but they typically put the new stock out on the Thursday before the official availability date. Can't wait!

Gravatar
By in United States,

Like everything since series 3, these will be everywhere soon enough, their is NO rush.

I want everyone to remember original SRP (suggested retail price) was $1.50. Supply did not met demand on ser 1 & 2 and gouging started...remember reports of $4.99 at USA stores??? Lego saw the ridiculous price gouging that some store (i.e. ones with backward "R's" in their name) were getting and move the price point.

When we Lego chumps kept paying it... Lego smelled blood and DOUBLED the SRP.

Well since supply is out weighing demand isn't it time for Lego to LOWER the SRP??

Gravatar
By in United States,

^ The suggested retail price of Series 1 was 1.99 though...

Gravatar
By in United States,

I stand corrected. then Lego up their price by 50%

Gravatar
By in United States,

^ Still agree with your point though. It was crazy to see TRU mark up series 2 as high as 5 bucks. And it sucked to see CMF SRP raised to 3 bucks AND to stop including spare parts. I never stopped to consider whether or not the price should drop down though, as the demand has dropped slightly. (Its hard to tell if the demand has dropped or the supply is just large enough to reach demand) Regardless, there is still excess series 5, 6 and soon to be 7 so it would be nice to see them drop the price. Doubt it would ever happen though.

Gravatar
By in United Kingdom,

In the UK (the country this news story is about), the price has been consistent since series 1 - £1.99

Gravatar
By in Australia,

Wow, your lucky! I hope series 7 comes in Australia in about April? I will have too see if you can pre-order them now.

Gravatar
By in United States,

Wow... It seems only a couple of weeks ago that I was going into the store for S6 for the first time. Well, I guess we did get them late and this right now is early... Very awesome series, and I hope to get the hippie and the space marine first off.

Gravatar
By in United Kingdom,

They have them at John Lewis in Kingston. I got Tarzan, the Viking maiden, bride and Scotsman earlier today. However, they only had a few packets left with none in stock and no idea when more were due.

Gravatar
By in United Kingdom,

With £5 off a £15 spend on books, toys and games at WHSmith (with privilege club) its surely worth waiting a few days.

Gravatar
By in United Kingdom,

@cheshirecat: wise words. Patience is the key to joy. But I want my minifigs now!

Gravatar
By in United Kingdom,

i need these! lol

so far ive bought a whole of box of each series purely for myself. oneon display and the rest for mixing and matching. (even made a hoff to go with the lifeguard 'pammie')

Gravatar
By in United States,

Oh, you lucky Brits. :-( Oh well, at least Nashville's getting a LEGO store.

Gravatar
By in United Kingdom,

Oxford street sold out of CMFs already ... but they did have Marvel sets...

Gravatar
By in United States,

When are they supposed to be released in the U.S.?

Gravatar
By in United States,

Can't wait, but I bet us Americans have to wait longer, huh? >:/

Gravatar
By in United Kingdom,

[Redacted for fear of internet prosecution] Naughty resellers! ... Freedom of figs for all!

Gravatar
By in Denmark,

Just found them in wh smiths in Reading. Had about 8 full boxes.

Gravatar
By in United States,

I hope my mum can get some for me in the UK before they hit the US, she always has a laugh telling the people at the checkout that she is buying for her 37 year old son.

Gravatar
By in United Kingdom,

Picked up 8 at WH Smith Cardiff for just over 10ukp this afternoon :)

Gravatar
By in United Kingdom,

Three Series 7 boxes were being put out on display as I walked into the Telford WHSmith at lunchtime today. There are only 2 boxes now :-) but I will be bringing 2/3 of the box I purchased to the Brickish Association AGM.

Best Wishes
Neil

Gravatar
By in United Kingdom,

^ Cool, might have to buy some off you there if I'm still desperately seeking series 7 by then ;-)

Gravatar
By in United Kingdom,

I've just come on to add my series 7 sets to my 'sets I own' but perhaps I'm too early.....

I bought five today from John Lewis, Solihull.
No duplicates so far.

Edit: and with regards to the Americans who can't get these yet - we often have to wait ages for things you have first, like films (movies) until only a few years ago! And Pokemon cards I remember were being Imported from the states as our shops didn't have the latest sets.

Gravatar
By in United Kingdom,

Bought five packs today from WHSmiths Hastings - they had two boxes on display

Gravatar
By in United Kingdom,

^^ Marked as released for you now.

Gravatar
By in United Kingdom,

Does anyone have a link to the whsmiths vouchers that you can print off? I remember links being posted here before.... Usually it's ones like £5 off when you spend £15 or £12 on toys. Cheers :-)

Gravatar
By in United Kingdom,

Hi
Just to let you all know WHSmiths in newport south wales does have the series7 instock.

Gravatar
By in United Kingdom,

Limited numbers of series 7 in John Lewis Aberdeen yesterday but no Marvel sets other than the Captain America big-fig. Got half a dozen S7 - loving the galaxy patrol guy, hippy and Geek.

And as with Jongoodall, if anyone can post the link to club vouchers for WH Smiths i'd be grateful - i'll search for them in the meantime.

Gravatar
By in United Kingdom,


NOW IN TESCO!!!!!

I just had 5 whole boxes to go through and would have got an army of knights together if I had time.
Got 11 and hoping they are all different.

Gravatar
By in United Kingdom,

Booooooo! I got 3 Aztec Warriors and two Hippies!
Has anyone else found that this series is quite hard to decipher which is which?

Gravatar
By in United Kingdom,

I can confirm three full sets plus extras in a box. WH Smith Swindon Got a couple of boxes put aside for me, there are currently three boxes left in store but they'll be getting more next week... Aztec Warrior and Galactic Enforcer are easiest to feel out in the packs! the headgear/backpacks are huge!

Gravatar
By in United Kingdom,

For "jongoodall" & "Delatron" (and anyone else interested), the only WHSmith vouchers I could find were £5 off a £20 spend (which still equates to a 25% discount...):

http://www.whsmithforms.co.uk/privilegeclub/vi/Wk125offWYS20voucher.pdf

To maximise your discount, buy them in increments of 10 x figures (10 x £1.99 = £19.90) then add a copy of The Sun (I know, I know) for £0.30 to take you over the £20 threshold: cost is therefore £20.20 - £5.00 = £15.20 / 10 = £1.52 per figure...

You should be able to use as many vouchers as you like, as long as you do separate transactions and do actually possess multiple vouchers, as you need to surrender them each time - so print lots (it helps if you smile and ask the staff nicely if this is okay).

Hope this helps!

Gravatar
By in United Kingdom,

Tescos in Manchester (prestwich) UK have them too :-) got 10 and no doubles Woo Hoo. How many series do they plan to release anyone know ?

Gravatar
By in Denmark,

^ I heard 16 series, but since they are so popular they may expand:-)

Gravatar
By in United Kingdom,

WHSmith in Neath, South Wales, UK had a box by the counter.

Hoping my local Tesco gets some for the weekly shop this Sunday.

Gravatar
By in United Kingdom,

I work in Bognor Regis and I have completed my set already from Sussex Stationers. Neptune or whoever it is is really easy to feel as the tail bit obvious. Like to know which the rare one's gonna be

Gravatar
By in United Kingdom,

Thanks for the link Renegade007cjh! Have printed off a voucher! Cheers :-)

Gravatar
By in United States,

YES, my Mum got me 5 in Tesco today and is gonna check WH Smith tomorrow, thanks Renegade007cjh for posting the coupon I have sent the link for my Mum to use. Happy hunting everyone, I'm looking forward to these hitting the USA!

Gravatar
By in United Kingdom,

Thanks for the voucher Renegade007cjh, that's a saving so it's good!

They had previously had a similar one but £5 off when you spend £15 - oh well, i'll have to get a few more figs....

Gravatar
By in United Kingdom,

WHS in central Birmingham have them, none at New Oscott Tesco. Also in Sutton Coldfield Argos! Felt out Piper, Red Riding Hood, Stuntman, Valkyrie, Nerd, Black Night and 5 Galactic Patrols.

Gravatar
By in United Kingdom,

got myself a rocking box full of minifig tastyness....yummmmmmmy

am i right we goin back to barcodes?

dont feel no bumps man

Gravatar
By in United Kingdom,

Got my Ocean Kings, Galactic Patrols, and Black Knights today! Woot, woot!

Gravatar
By in United Kingdom,

WHSmith in Staines had half a case left this afternoon - Only got there 10 minutes before closing, and had my son shouting 'FIND TRITON' at me the whole time. Found 5 Tennis Ace's in the 20 or so figures so took one and managed to identify a Triton, then grabbed 2 more at random.
And they were a Computer Programmer and a Galaxy Patrol!!!!!
Will be out checking the local Tesco's tomorrow as my Daughter was disapointed - She wanted Bunny Guy and Bride.
Store manager did tell me they only had the one box in stock.

Gravatar
By in United Kingdom,

I'd like to say a MASSIVE thankyou to Renegade007cjh. Using the voucher posted I got a huge 25% reduction on the full box I got from WHSmiths in Cirencester yesterday.
Any news if there's variations to what's in the full boxes? Can list what was in my complete box once I've gone through them.

Gravatar
By in United Kingdom,

I too would like to say a MASSIVE thank you to Renegade007cjh I printed the voucher out this morning on the off chance Plymouth WHSmiths would have some in stock Full box both upstairs and down Didn't have time to feel each bag so just asked for ten Got my lovely discount and no doubles ! So now have a Piper, Valkyrie, Black Knight, Galactic Patrol, Swimmer,Tennis Player,80's Rocker,Computer Geek, Neptune and Monkey Boy The others will have to wait till need week Right back to the MOC'S

Gravatar
By in United Kingdom,

To all of the above that's used the voucher I posted: glad I could help and that you all managed to get your hands on a decent amount of figures for a bargain price! I, too, purchased a full-box worth and am working my way through. It's still fun / good practice to feel the packet before opening, to keep those skills sharpened - 100% success rate so far!!! Now starts the fun part of trawling through what's left in-store to build my own army of Space Marines (aka Galaxy Patrol)...

Good luck to everyone else in your hunts!

Gravatar
By in United Kingdom,

^Thank you so much! I managed to get 15, 11 unique in WHS Erdington, Birmingham. I'm saving for The Avengers sets, and any saving on this series is greatly accepted. The voucher worked perfectley.

Gravatar
By in United States,

went to WHSmith in manchester at the trafford centre today and they had like 15 boxes!! thanks so much for the voucher Renegade007cjh!! managed to feel my way through to get two complete sets of 16 figures + an extra galaxy patrol! the 33 figs came out to be about £1.5 each!! as the box was almost empty i dumped the remaining ones into another open box and asked if i could keep the now-empty box.... :D awesome!! waiting for series 8 now.....

Gravatar
By in United States,

Thanks again to Renegade007cjh for the voucher, my Mym got me more minifigures at WH Smith so I now just have to wait for her to send them to me in the US.

Commenting has ended on this article.

Return to home page »