Mr Gold's turning up in North America

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It seems Mr. Gold may not be so hard to find after all. Overnight, two people emailed to say they'd found them in the USA and Canada. Mike, who sent this picture, writes "Series 10 Minifigs have appeared in at least one Wal-Mart in Canada (Southwestern Ontario) and I was lucky enough to find a Mr. Gold! Ending up buying ten bags in total - I was feeling for some specific ones and then felt his top hat. My lucky day!"

Another Mike sent a photo of his and just says 'Found Mr. Gold, GA', which might indicate Georgia, I've asked him to clarify.

Meanwhile, if you're not willing to leave it to lady luck to find one, there's still a Mr Gold on eBay located in the USA, which ends today. Current bid is $1200, with a reserve of $1400.

There are rumours that in the UK, some branches of Argos are selling series 10 already, although they are not due out until 1st May. (Catalogue number is 911/0520). Good luck tracking them down; let us know if you find them.

174 comments on this article

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By in United Kingdom,

I envy those people who have Mr gold :(

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By in Australia,

I feel sorry for those people who are willing to pay more than a thousand dollars to get one :(

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By in Australia,

Wait, are they really worth $1000? I'm confused, and a little in the dark, are they gold plated or just shiny plastic?

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By in United Kingdom,

^ just chrome effect plastic...

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By in United Kingdom,

For $1000 they really ought to be solid gold.

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By in United States,

This is stupid crazy. Ok ok I get it, it is a limited run but seriously over $1000. Stupid crazy.

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By in United States,

If 1400 is not bad enough, just wait until all 5000 have been found. I think that the price of these will go even higher. Come on people, it is only made of plastic. I received the Limited Edition Minifig key ring and gave it to my granddaughter who is only 10.

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By in Spain,

I really want mr gold, but there's no way I old pay anything near a thousand dollars (or the pound equivalent) for.

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By in United Kingdom,

They're only worth $1200 if people pay that much.

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By in United States,

I was thining for the ones that are two in a case there cant be more that 30,000 of them made so when you think about it they probably wont be that hard to find if there is 5,000 of them, maybe 1 in very three cases? Also on ebay there is another one availible... a person that does not sell or have connections to lego... a used car part seller got one.=(

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By in United States,

How is it that thi fig, which there are five THOUSAND of, is worth $1200, when my NYCC Kraang figures, which there are only 300 of, are worth half that?

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By in United Kingdom,

I don't think it's a very good Minifigure anyway. And that price is ridiculous, when you can pay £1.99 for a normal CMF.

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By in United Kingdom,

Once again the UK seems to be the last out of the gates. That is becoming all too much of a habit this year regarding Lego.

Anyway, the prices these are going for are ridiculous at the moment, I am would estimate that the price will level out at around the $100-$150 mark when the whole world has them available.

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By in Netherlands,

Do people pay 1000 dollars for the minifigure? I understood there comes a special ticket with it, which allows you to take a tour to the Lego factory. Perhaps thats why the price is so high?

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By in United States,

I wish these would be released in the US... maybe I'll just have to start looking around. :)

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By in United States,

@peter1975

I bielive the ticket thing was a April fools joke but i could be wrong.

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By in United States,

There is a Mr Gold on Bricklink for ~$1000 also. If I don't find one in the wild, I am not sure what price is fair to buy at... $200... $300... $500...

For the price of Mr Gold one could get all 4 SDCC 2012 Super Hero Exclusives and your choice of SDCC Green Lantern or Batman.... and supposedly each of those figures are 5x rarer.

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By in United States,

I wouldn't pay that crazy money for Mr Gold. If I find one, great, if not oh well.

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By in United States,

Waiting for them in Colorado

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By in United States,

Huw, yes, GA is the abbreviation for Georgia.

I also heard one was found in a Target in upstate New York.

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By in United States,

@Telcontar- I heard that the minifigs were found, but I didn't know there was a Mr. Gold. Also, how many do we have left in the wild(known). There were the 2 in Hungary,there was the 3 in North America, the one on eBay, and the one on Bricklink. That makes 7 know found ones. Any others I'm missing?

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By in United Kingdom,

^Probably many more have been found, just not announced as people don't want to be hounded by offers to buy it.

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By in United States,

Ok I can buy the chrome C-3PO for $100 and the cheepest I can buy the Mr.Gold is $1000, what if I had a pick I would Pick the C-3P0.

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By in United States,

I wonder how many Mr. Golds it would've taken for Han Solo to buy his freedom from Jabba.

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By in Canada,

I'd rather a chrome C-3PO or real gold for the current going price; it isn't even a decent minifig. the Walmart in Orleans, Ontario had two boxes and they definitely looked like every package had already been felt multiple times with packages strewn all over the place.

Can anyone say Willie Wonka?

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By in United Kingdom,

I would like to find 2 Mr Golds
one to keep and one to burn in front of the crazy people willing to pay £1000+
Just to show them it is only plastic....... :)

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By in United States,

Luckily I am not a completist for the series minifigures. Just buying the ones I want.

I, am, however a completist for the Star Wars minifigures. I have two gold C-3POs, one in bag and one out. However, I would never have paid $1000+ for them.

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By in Ireland,

^^ @Venunder comment of the day! :D

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By in United States,

im just going to take my lego batman minifigure and plate it gold and then it will actually be worth $1000

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By in United States,

I found Mr. Gold at our local tru in New Jersey his number is 4914 out of 5000. I have a question, How do I access the code and where? I am so excited!!!!!

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By in United States,

I think these minifigs are going for over a thousand dollars now because they are still new. Every time a new theme comes out, the figures are leaked onto eBay and go for $50+. In a month or two, the sets hit the stores and those minifigs drop down to a few dollars each. I think that when series 10 is widely available and most Mr. Golds are found, they will drop down to a few hundred dollars each.

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By in Canada,

A sucker born every minute... happy bidding!

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By in United States,

I hope LEGO will put a Gold Guy on CMS 12, and screw all this People selling this Gold Figs for a $1,000 dollars...

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By in United States,

Series 10 has arrived in Pennsylvania, but no Mr. Gold (Monopoly Man). I wouldn't want one anyway.

Lone Ranger sets have also appeared in TRU at the typical exorbitant prices.

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By in United States,

Just spent 45 minutes feeling the bags for a set of 16 here at toys r us in PA!
No Mr Gold to be found, I'm just happy to have a set so early!

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By in United States,

Groan, i just want one soooo bad

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By in Germany,

Series 10 also appeared in german TRU, already got the paintball guy, looking foward to the rest.

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By in United States,

This Mr Gold special numbered limited thing is such a slippery slope. I've been disgusted since LEGO starting up at cons and toy fairs with superheroes I'll never own, and now this. One of the best things about collecting LEGO used to be availability and ease of access to its products. Limited chase things contradict that feeling and in turn sours me on the company and where they are headed.

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By in United States,

@datsunman which TRU did you get yours from, so I don't waste my time

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By in United States,

@jvdrummer182 Phillipsburg, but they don't have a lot of them left I did spend quite a lot of time I don't think there was any more Mr. Golds left but you can try :)

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By in United States,

And one more thing. Those of you who say "I will never get one" Don't worry they are not that hard to find, I thought I would never find him and I did I have faith in you guys! :)

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By in United States,

Went to a Target in Vernon Hills, Illinois and found no Mr. Gold, and I was the first one to access the box. It was opened in front of me. I really hope to find one, but NO WAY am I going to resort to internet scalpers.
@Datsunman, you're right, they aren't hard to find! The only problem is that they're so dang RARE! If they were common minifigures, then they would be amassed in everyone's collections!
Wait, on the "You found Mr. Gold" sheet, is there an option to redeem a certificate? It looks like it.

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By in United States,

Yes there is a code but I dont know where to access it

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By in Canada,

Found one in Thunder Bay, Ontario! My heart skipped a beat when I felt the top hat (if you're looking for him, look for that it's his most defining feature).

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By in United States,

Series 10 in Colorado found all 16 but no mister gold:(

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By in United States,

The Mr. Gold findings are piling up... I think the number is in the 20's now! I want to be a lucky finder. I've gotta go to a different store. I bet my heart will skip a beat when/if I find him, too!

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By in Australia,

at $1000 a minifig on ebay, essentially scalpers are saying theres $5M on the market to buy these...wishful thinking IMO.
Hope no one buys em, or fake ebay accounts win them and not pay. serve em right. I dont mind people making alittle profit on a collectable but thats just greed, pure and simple

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By in United States,

That's what eBay is about. Few people sell things to benefit the purchaser. What stores have you guys been finding them in? It's a stupid question, as the distribution is random, but still.

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By in United States,

I really don't get Legos logic making something so exclusive its not like THEY profit when a toy theyre selling for 3.99 is then sold for hundreds or even a thousand. Fascinating.

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By in United States,

Well someone wisely said when Goldy was announced, "If they're going to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Minifigures, why not make a minifigure everyone can have?" I agree with this, but if I find Mr. Gold, it will make it all the more special that he is rare.

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By in Canada,

You can add one found in NB, Canada as well. Woot!

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By in United States,

What exactly is the picture on the insert showing? Is the Mr. Gold in the package not really gold but you then have to redeem the code to get the gold body?

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By in United States,

@vwong19,

Sssshhhh! Don't start saying that until after I get a chance to find mr gold and trade him out for those figs ;)

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By in United States,

someone who has Mr. Gold what do I do with this code?????

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By in Canada,

@datsunman I'm unsure, too, of what to do with the code :S

You'd think they'd give you some direction, hehe. Odds are we'll have to wait until they're supposed to be 'actually' in stores

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By in United States,

@ chuxtoybox-
What do you mean? He is chromed, as shown in the photo. The code is intended to log your finding on Lego.com, when the feature is added.

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By in United States,

Ok thanks guys. And one other thing, Why is everyone saying its ugly? I think its really cool!

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By in United States,

Has anyone else noticed on one of Mr. Golds legs in the back on the inside its different from the other or is it just me?

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By in United States,

Wait I got a question? Are the Mr.gold figures suppose to be in Lego stores only or other stores like Walmart or Target?

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By in United States,

Also jadblz you said 16. There 17 of them so someone must have got 1 before you! I want to find one in Houston, TX

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By in United States,

Does anybody know if the black display stand comes with Mr. Gold? Just trying to figure out if I need to feel for that piece when searching the bags. I am going to feel for the hat as well.

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By in United States,

I don't know. Hmmmm look for pictures of the pieces.

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By in United States,

@Redbrick37112 Yes it does but don't feel for that as much as the Top hat and diamond its rather hard to feel, and it is not inside the bag inside the second bag

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By in United States,

Thanks for the info.

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By in Canada,

Does anyone know if there are 61 figs in a case containing MR GOLD?

OR, is he one of the usual 60 found in a case?

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By in United States,

TRU in Tulsa, Oklahoma has them out Target has them but is waiting til May 1

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By in United States,

Just got a box of Series 10 minifigures at TRU in Hagerstown, MD. Picked out my 16, no Mr. Gold tho. We also have the Lone Ranger sets on the shelves.

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By in United States,

I'm gonna hopefully go and check at Walmart tommorow morning.

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By in United States,

Probably would have been much more intelligent for lego to have randomly included, as opposed to 5000 of this thing, X of each of the normal figures, redone in gold format. Would have been both fair and special to the person who did in fact receive it, and unidentifiable from the outside - in the same sense of the "golden ticket". But alas, we've got this to deal with. Guess I'm gonna have to give it at least one look for the sake of looking.

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By in United Kingdom,

Perhaps I am missing something here, but could one not check if there was a Mr Gold Minifigure in a box by counting the number of Minifigures in the box? Is Mr Gold included as an extra to the box or does it replace another Minifigure?

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By in Republic Of Korea,

There are currently 5 Mr. Golds on ebay, with all of them around $1000. Hopefully prices will become more affordable as more are found and offered...

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By in United Kingdom,

Defo don't think I'll be lucky enough for a mr gold... So my up to now complete collection will no longer be so :( as I'm no way stupid enough to spend +£800 on a single minifigure!!

What makes me more sad about this series is that all of the awesome figures like medusa, sea captain for the seagull (although in real life I hate the rats with wings, but it will look cool in my marina), librarian, bumblebee girl seem to be just 2 in a box!! So it's going to hard push to get all the minifigures I want from one box! But maybe all the hunting will increase my chances.....?

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By in United States,

Aw, everybodys finding them and I haven't even seen a single packet yet! To Target I go!

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By in United States,

One I saw on Ebay said it had a scratch. I wonder how many will end up scratched from people feeling all the bags for his top hat?

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By in United Kingdom,

i dont give a **** about mr pants..sorry gold. just want o know when i can get the rest in the UK?

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By in Canada,

My WM in St. Thomas had 4 boxes all opened and scattered everywhere. A friend of mine and myself were able to get our sets. We went at 8pm and took a box at time to the patio furniture and searched each pack for Mr. Gold. No luck. Hardest to find, was the sea captain, only two we found.

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By in United States,

You know on Ebay I look at where the location is and so far they're been Virginia, Idaho, Connecticut, Oregon, Washington, but mostly California surprisingly. Still give me hope for Some in Texas!

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By in United States,

It seems to me that should one obtain a complete, untouched box of Series 10 CMFs, the Mr. Gold figure, if present, should reveal itself quickly by the number of figures in the box. As others said, it would make sense for there to be 61 figures in a box with Mr. Gold... unless Mr. Gold replaces one of the common ones (four with six iterations to a box), in which case one would simply have to check for those 24 figs.

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By in United States,

I just hope that all Mr Golds are not in the first run of boxes, and missing from the later ones (that are all part of pre-orders I am seeing on eBay)

In any case, I have no time or motivation to run around like a person possessed to every store in my area and opening time, taking boxes to another section of a store to try to feel for one, or 'fight' someone to see who finds it first. Especially when I know there are Afols in the area that are doing the same thing
Honestly LEGO KNOWS about the 'feel' technique (as the store employees are now forbidden from doing that to help customers find figs) for some time, and still put a 'chase' fig into the 'standard' packs, but insist on allowing people to simply open a fresh box and dig/feel for it instead of making people have to buy packs to find it, or any other, figure.
You would think LEGO would want people to have to BUY to find, not feel.

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By in United States,

I tried to feel for the gypsy woman and the "Brave" girl from series nine which I am still trying to complete. I figured it would be easier to find them because they had slopes for legs. I bought three figures and ended up with one of the archer and two of the starlet which I already had. At least I didn't get three starlets which I was afraid was going to happen. We now return you to your regularly scheduled Mr. Gold discussion.

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By in United States,

@chuxtoybox I did the same thing I knew that I only needed 4 more from series nine and 2 of which were the gypsy and forest maiden, I did the feel tequnique and felt for their bottom and the bow-and arrow and the gypsys cards, turns out I got them, still missing Roman Emperor and the knight :\

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By in United States,

@8BrickMario From what I can tell, I see Mr. Gold standing next to a computer with a "sign" showing a lock and all of his parts in gold floating in front of him and an arrow then pointing to an open lock. What good would it do you to log in your finding of him? So to the people claiming to actually own this guy, is he real gold or not? I'm so confused!

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By in United States,

no he is no real gold just plastic but he is chrome :)

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By in United States,

Hey guys checked Ebay and another Mr. Gold figure turned up this time from Spring Hill, Kansas! At 1,149 dollars right now for Buy it now!

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By in United States,

Just picked up two (sadly no Mr. Gold) at a TRU in Southern Wisconsin on Friday. As usual, they were .20 more than retail price.

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By in United States,

yes! Brickbuilt Reviewer I know they are more I came out spending 34 instead of 30! I was a little mad but I got some good ones

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By in United States,

I don't know if this was brought up or not, but since the figure is plated, can it be detected with some type of metal detector? Or does is have any faint magnetic properties?

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By in United States,

nope it cant its just plastic no metal

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By in United States,

Well like I said hopefully I'll go to Walmart today. Although on the walmart website it doesn't say it has series 10 figures!

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By in Canada,

Its the walmarts in Canada that have them, I don't think that the US ones do...

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By in United States,

I never even knew target and walmart had minifigures i thought it was TRU and five below....

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By in United Kingdom,

I'm going to do my best to feel and find one and when I do I'm going to sell it on ebay, fleece as much as I can get from whichever idiot has more money than sense and then donate the cash to a cat charity.

And if it fails to sell I'll attach it to a piece of string, drag it round my front room and watch my cat destroy it.

Other than that I'm looking forward to series 10 and really hope Lego doesn't do this again.

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By in United States,

Wait have anyone found a Golden mini figure in Walmart or Target? Or even a Lego Store if they have them?

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By in Russian Federation,

A person I know found one at a store in St. Petersburg, Russia, confirmed with pictures. Found in the second case she looked in. I myself worked through 600 figs with no luck yet.

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By in United States,

If it is just plastic, then how is it casting a reflective shine?

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By in United States,

@Wiggz why?!

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By in United States,

Guys just check Ebay there a gold figure bid at 82 dollars! And it was found in Richardson, Texas which is by Dallas!

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By in United Kingdom,

I must say I am a little concerned that so many Minifigures seem to have been found so quickly, I am afraid that there will be none less for the rest of us. I would not be surprised if Lego had actually released more than 5000 worldwide as I find it difficult to believe that the US and Canada would have found over 10 of the 5000 in the first couple of days of their release.

It might also be worth noting that so far almost all of the Minifigures found have been numbered in the 4000s. Whether this has any significance of not I have no idea.

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By in United States,

@Paul Boratko:
LEGO has chromed plastic for quite a while. It is not metal at all.

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By in United States,

@...well everyone I guess. I think that Lego made Mr. Gold in the First 5000 "cases" of series 10. but I may be wrong :)

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By in New Zealand,

Why is everyone up in arms about idiots paying so much for minifigures? None of those $1000+ auctions has reached reserve.

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By in United States,

Someone bid up to $1200 on the US one, which I think is ridiculous. Tell you what, if I find one, I'll trade it straight up for a Death Star or SSD set! That's only $400! What a deal! (lol I'm sarcastic now, but if they are going for a high dollar amount, that might be a good trade)

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By in United States,

Just found Series 10 at TRU in Wisconsin

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By in United States,

I just checked my local Toys R Us in Houston, TX. It was an open box and I check all of them and did not find the gold figure!

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By in United States,

Hey guys I got to ask. Can the series 10 mini figures be found in Lego Stores? And if they can what are the chances of a Mr. Gold being there?

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By in United States,

I was at my Lego store the other day and they didn't have them out yet. I think most places will not put them out until May 1st, except for some TRU stores. The chances of finding a Mr. Gold at a Lego store are probably slim, as the employees would know about it and will probably rifle through the box looking for an extra payday before putting it on the shelf(not saying that is all Lego employees, but I'm sure there are a few). You probably have a better chance at a TRU or Target, as the employees might not know about it, or don't care.

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By in United States,

I went to the Lego Store this week and they told me that they should have Series 10 no later than May 5th. Also they received a memo stating that they no longer can feel bags for customers to identify the figures and they can only bring one box out at a time and no longer are allowed to go though back room stock for customers or for themselves.

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By in United States,

This is the mike in GA, yes that's Georgia ,USA. I found a mr gold at toy r us. Was easy to find, I felt the diamond gem stone and the top hat. But it is sealed in clear plastic bag, so be gentle or risk rubbing off paint. Store has since sold out, and second store I went too had very little left, I could feel several patriot and baseball players . Medusa and bumblebee seem to be hard to find as well. If anyone has these two I'm open for trade of mr gold..... Just kidding! He is 4838/5000. Not sure to hold on, or sale.

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By in United States,

i can't believe you guys are fretting over this Mr. Gold. He's not even part of the 16 minifigures. You realize, Lego did not have to release him. He would not be in your imagination if Lego did not choose to release him. Please don't go spending fortunes on a figure. Please see through this marketing scheme. TYVM.

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By in United States,

@8BrickMario

No kidding.. I am aware of that, I am asking what they are using to get their reflective chrome shine if no metal is involved... I've been dealing with professional chrome platers for the last 10 years and have yet to come across one that chromes in a "Plastic" way that you are describing without the use of metalization... That gold color has to have some type of metal in it to get that reflective shine... I have some old Lego dish pieces that are gold chromed and it is not some type of non metal paint...

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By in United Kingdom,

A friend of mine got one straight away in Germany, and fair play to him because he actually wrote to Lego about the Comic-con figs and the unlikeliness of anyone outside of a small group of US natives ever getting hold of them. Karma?

There is really no need to get so excited about what people are trying to charge for them on e-bay - if you don't like it, no one is forcing you to buy them! When none sell at the really stupid end of the scale then they will start dropping to the normally stupid prices that people have conned themselves into thinking is acceptable - Gold C3PO, Cloud city Boba, etc.

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By in United States,

I have a trio of Grand Opening figures that are numbered at, like, 300 or some odd, and I can't move those things for the life of me. For a hundred!

Anyway, on one hand I'm sad that this has now fully broken me of MF completionism [even though I'd already elected to ignore the Team GB subset], on the other, with this thing being so stupidly costed [IF it sells for that] I'd have to sell the thing if I managed to find one anyways. So there you go.

For the record, Chase figures are never fun for anyone but eBay sellers. I'm still bummed LEGO went this way with things.

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By in United States,

@Paul Boratko It's Mylar or some similar material.

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By in Canada,

Lego really should have just put a insert in the package and have us send away for them. Seams the fairest way.

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By in United States,

@legokkigh75t What the heck. Your right how did he get then? In Europe?

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By in United Kingdom,

There is definitely something very odd going on here :( it seems to me that dealers and official stores alike aren't playing fair to any LEGO collector. This 1 auction alone makes the Super Rare quote look like a joke lol

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By in United Kingdom,

They are being sold in the Co-Op in UK (Series 10)
Two have been found in Europe so far.

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By in United States,

I still havent even found series 10 and im in America =(

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By in United States,

I think I found a complete set of Series 10 at my TRU, I'll see in a bit when I open them, but no Golds for me. I want to find oen and sell it to some loser who wants it really bad for $2500. haha

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By in United States,

@lloki1 Huh that funny try checking a Toys R Us!

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By in United States,

Hey guys what if Lego does this again for it 20th series like Mr. Silver then Mr. Bronze?

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By in United States,

I think LEGO is just trying to make the collectable minifigs more fun by including Mr. Gold, but instead they are just upsetting people :/

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By in United States,

@tedog1232 thanks ive tried tru, target,5 bellow, and walmart. Is there any other place that sell them?

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By in United States,

@lloki1 Well I don't know umm the only ones I knew were Target, Toys R Us, and Walmart.

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By in United States,

LEGOLAND California got the Series 10 figs last week. I personally didn't get a Mr. Gold, but I was told by the staff that 4 had been found at the park.

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By in United States,

@Model Gal. Who's you said 4 were found in the park as you mean the stores right?

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By in United States,

@TEDOG1232 -- 4 were found by park guests.

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By in Netherlands,

THERE IS A GERMAN GUY HAT IS SELLING THEM ON EBAY

!!!!!! HE HAS 4 OF THEM!!!!!!!

SOMETHING MUST BE GOING WRONG AT LEGO

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By in United States,

Honestly, no matter how bad I want to find Mr. Gold, I will not buy him on eBay or any other store for 1000$ or more! That's crazy! Once my local Walmart, target, lego store and Toys R Us gets the boxes of CMF I will go and try to find one. I don't see me having any luck finding one but hey, you never know. My cousin had found one and he's not even a lego collector! He had got one for his birthday, lucky him! Anyway, I think a true lego collector will NEVER sell his Mr. Gold if you were to find one :)

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By in United Kingdom,

I've popped into my local Argos today (Manchester city centre) and they're not selling Series 10 yet, and WH Smiths has put banners up showing the figures and launch date - so no show here until next Wednesday!

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By in Germany,

There are currently 12 offered on eBay in Germany (counting the 4 held by the same person mention earlier). So I guess that slowly decreases my chances of finding one.

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By in United States,

Personally I think that the DC heros would be cooler.

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By in United States,

These things are bad because who do they serve or reward? I just finished talking to someone who's daughter pulled one, and he didn't know the value of this thing. But now I've told him, what's he to do? Let the kid keep the figure, or take it and sell it for the $500 to a thousand it's currently commanding? You're a bad person for taking the toy, but you're an idiot for not selling it. It's no good for anyone, and I'm going to try and ignore this fiasco and hope LEGO doesn't do it again. It just... changes the vibe of the whole thing. Collecting the MF sets is just different now. Tainted.

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By in New Zealand,

Good grief. Has anyone actually got any evidence of one of these selling for $1,000? Those asking prices do not become the value of the figure until they regularly sell at that level. Running around telling people that their kid's lucky find is worth silly amounts of money is highly irresponsible. You are going to make that kid unhappy. Stop it.

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By in United Kingdom,

Fatteh, my thoughts exactly, but I just checked eBay and there's one going for over $400 and another for over $300 (actual bids), so they are currently fetching quite a sum. As 100s are found I'd imagine supply and demand will dictate the price will drop below $100.

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By in United States,

Has anyone found a store selling series 10 in North Jersey?

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By in United States,

Well, after buying 156 packs including 60 from a sealed box I have yet to come across a Mr. Gold.

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By in United States,

I like to imagine a 6 year old somewhere has one of these and no one in the family realizes or cares about the significance of it and now its all sticky and stuck in between the seats of some mini van.

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By in United States,

Yes they are going for that price. Check eBay for completed listings. The lowest on there is $700. I wouldn't be spreading fake info about this sort of silliness.

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By in United States,

Is it possible for the design to rub off if I were to try and clean Mr. Gold?

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By in Germany,

My biggest wish is to find 2 Mr. Gold's, so I could sell/trade one for the Chrome Gold C-3PO, Chrome Black Darth Vader, Chrome Silver Snow Trooper, White Bobba Fett, Shirtless Darth Maul and TC-14 :)

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By in United States,

@artisan - I'm not sure how far north in NJ you are, but I found them at the Toys R Us in Eatontown, and they are having a BOGO 40% so they come out to 2.55 each.

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By in United Kingdom,

Sorry, I know its not related but I have just obtained set 76009 - Superman Black Zero Escape from Argos in the UK - Cowley Park to be exact near Uxbridge. The pics are of series 10 minifigs though!!!!! The pod from the set is amazing!!!. Plus there is a new laser gun thingy.

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By in United Kingdom,

I'd like to find two too. One to see if he burns with a different colour flame than a normal minifig and one to see what colour he goes when RIT dyed with black dye. I know I could get one and do separate parts but that wouldn't be as much fun.

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By in United Kingdom,

Hmmm, let's see. A holiday, a new television and a new laptop or a piece of plastic...

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By in United States,

Toys R Us in California have series 10 in store at least 2 days ago, only 7 bags were left then.

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By in United States,

only cool thing about the German guy having 4 is that one of them is my birthday (1229/5000, December 29th) be kinda cool to have that one simply for that reason alone.

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By in United States,

In NYC I've been to 3 TRU's: First, Rego Park, Queens, got 15/16 s10 from 55 they had out, but found later the Motorcycle Mechanic had the wrong head. There weren't any Trendsetters there. Second, Middle Village, Queens, got a replacement MM and a Trendsetter, completing my set, believe the box had 54. Went to Times Square and they only had a small display at a register, felt all, no goldie, guy at the register said several collectors show up every morning and go through all of the ones that they put out for the day. In good news I found #5868 Ferocious Creatures for $7.48 at the second tru!

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By in United States,

Series 10 at target in Westminster, Colorado look through like 2 boxes and found no mister golds:)

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By in United States,

So, does anyone know if the design were too where off if I try and clean Mr Gold???

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By in United States,

Idk and hey if anyone find a Mr. Gold let me know what number it is. My birthday 0713

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By in United Kingdom,

No S.10 in UK yet. I will pay £1.99 for Mr. Gold; no more. I won't even look for him but if I come across him tthen I'll have him. I prefer how he looks in the pictures to how he looks in real life.

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By in United States,

CHECK OUT MY MR. GOLD ON YOUTUBE, TYPE IN RICHARD ANNING OR CHECK HIM OUT ON MY INSTAGRAM, USER NAME IS PEZWAGEN

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By in United States,

Some dummy just listed a mr gold on ebay for a ok... price(compaired to others) for $600.00 but he showed the code so nobody will buy it...

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By in United States,

Found 20 'felt through' packs at my TRU. No Mr. Gold but I did land 4 Parachute guys!

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By in Germany,

Have you noticed how Mr. Gold doesn't appear on the LEGO Minifigures website outside the US? I'm thinking this may be a US exclusive. :(

-Gata

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By in United Kingdom,

Hi Peeps.....

Right I have just spent 4 hours going through 15 sealed boxes of series 10 and I am in the UK so at least we know their definitely here lol. After a lot of searching and very numb fingers I have come up blank :( which is very disappointing as I was looking forward to adding him to my collection.

However and this kinda made up for it I then went to Waterstones book shop afterwards and picked up the new DK Minifigures book with the toy soldier so it's not all bad :)

Keep on hunting their out there somewhere ;)

LegoKnight75

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By in United Kingdom,

15 boxes! Which UK store did you find them in?

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By in United Kingdom,

A friend of mine runs said store which unfortunately I can't mention on here but they wont be selling them until next Wednesday. He did text Lego this morning and ask them but computer said no :( even though they do go through the till just fine.

I can easily say it's definitely one of the easiest series I have felt for and Medusa you don't even need to feel for as the bag just bulges lol. The Indian Tomahawk is interesting as the head isn't separate and they have made it from rubber like the plunger. Also bumble bee girls antenna are also made of rubber so bend in the pack quite easily. Every time I felt that damn spear that belonged to the female warrior and the bucket from the painter my heart skipped a beat :) it feels like the top hat until you get to the base of it.

Oh well the hunt continues.....

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By in United States,

He must have a "heart" for gold. Hahahahahahahah!!

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By in United States,

one found at toys r us in cleveland area!!!!

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By in United States,

I HAVE ONE! CHECK HIM OUT ON YOUTUBE UNDER RICHARD ANNING OR CHECK HIM OUT ON INSTAGRAM UNDER PEZWAGEN

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By in United States,

@richanning:
Please take your finger off of the SHIFT key or press Caps lock to turn it off. I understand you are excited about Mr. Gold, but ask us to see it nicely. Aggressive approaches don't work with me!

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By in United Kingdom,

Mini figure app just updated and mr gold is included, but think now that people are paying stupid money for them shop staff will get in there to make some extra money so even less chance of people getting one by luck!!

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By in United Kingdom,

What a complete waste of money! Shame on Lego for doing something stupid like this in the first place!

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By in United States,

Does anyone know the UPC for these at Walmart? My local Walmart is claiming there is no way to look them up otherwise.

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By in United Kingdom,

Ok, there will be great fun and enjoyment for those that find a Mr. Gold, but great dissappointment for the vast majority of their fans who have "supported" Lego over the years and want to maintain their collection; with only 5000 worldwide most Lego fans have no hope. But who is cashing in on this, it's not Lego as the price is the same for any other figure and its not Lego fans, a Lego fan would want to keep his Mr. Gold. If Lego really care about their fans after a period of say 3 to 6 months (by which time the fun and enjoyment of finding one of the 5000 Mr. Golds will probably have ended, with many I suspect being sold on the internet at stupid prices only the rich can afford) Lego should manfacture and make Mr. Gold available for separate purchase (complete in similar package) enabling the vast majority of their fans to complete their collections and not be disappointed.

I dare say at the same time Lego might even "rip of their customers" selling Mr. Gold for more than usual price as the vast majotiry of their fans wil want to complete their collection.

As for myself, I note the Lego boxes state "Series 10 - 16 to collect" and I have my 16. Mr. Gold is an extra figure making it 17 and as such arguably is not a Series 10 figure (and I am resigned to the fact I'll never get a Mr. Gold) so I am treating my collection as complete!

Finally, one other option open to all disappointed Lego fans who will now have incomplete Minifigure collections, they will stop collecting future series and that will hit Lego financially for disspointing the vast majority of their fans/customers.

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By in United States,

does any one remember lego in the late 90's? i do and this is what i know
1 tlg makes money off children not collectors
2 children want minifigs to tell(play) stories
3 lego's price point is linked to oil price, tlg has done a fine job teaching all of us we cant always have what we want.
4 bricks are cheeper used except for minifigs
star wars saved tlg from closing and has thus keept legos on the shelf for my son to imagen playing with( good behavor).
so what if it takes mr gold to keep legos around.

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By in United States,

also on the off chance he might WANT to be gentle on his minifigs....

thats worth mr gold made from real gold.

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