Random set of the day: Road Signs

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Road Signs

Road Signs

©1999 LEGO Group

Today's random set is 6427 Road Signs, released in 1999. It's one of 63 Town sets produced that year. It contains 43 pieces, and its retail price was US$6.

It's owned by 801 Brickset members. If you want to add it to your collection you might find it for sale at BrickLink or eBay.


22 comments on this article

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By in Australia,

Well. That's one good thing that came out of Town Junior.

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By in Netherlands,

A set like this is timeless, could make sense to see this in the Xtra line of sets nowdays.

I know there have been a few (only 3 - using stickers) Road signs in a 2017 City accesoires set (40170) before Xtra existed.

And 2016 "fun in the park" set has a bus-stop printed sign.

I do hope future printed road signs will be more common again.

This same design is still used today in Xtra sets like Traffic Lights and City road/police sets as well, unlike the 1988 road signs which were fragile and could easily break.

The 2019 Xtra sticker pack has some road sign stickers, but in Europe has been sold out since March 24.

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By in United States,

A set 20 years ago, and still would be relevant for the most part (except for the outdated Police sign) in 2019.

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By in Canada,

@Harmonious Building: Too European. :D

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By in Canada,

Construction vehicles and smaller police kits should have a few. Or a stop/yield with a Friends house because some have a pet so watch it!

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By in New Zealand,

Do you think there is a hidden message in the way the signs were arranged for this photo? Hmmm...

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By in Singapore,

I own this! I lost just a couple of common parts that I easily replaced with a BrickLink order but all the prints are intact, safe in storage and ready to use again!

It's also, technically, my first City set. I had no idea it wasn't even called City outside EU and APAC.

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By in United States,

And the sign said,
'hollow-studded freaky figures need not apply',
so I covered my stud with a hat piece and went in to ask him why,
he said, 'you look like a fine upstanding young minifigure; I think you'll do!'
So I took off my hat and said, 'Imagine that! Me! Working for you?!?'

"Signs, signs, everywhere a sign!
Blockin' out the scenery; breakin' my mind,
Do this, don't do that! Can't you read the siiiiiiign!!!"

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By in United States,

Got one of these when it was out. These signs are quite useful. Would like to see more sets with this kind of subject matter be released. Maybe grouped types like a stop and yield signs set, a speed limit signs set, a warning signs set, etc.

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By in New Zealand,

Great sign set, have been using them on my Speed Champions layout. Have sold all my remaining (15+) sealed boxes on a NZ auction site recently.

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By in United States,

Precursors to emojis.

*lightbulb goes on*
TLG should make an emoji signage pack!

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By in Finland,

Probably one of the best sets from 1999. Was this the last traffic sign pack they made? I can't recall any from the 2000s.

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By in Australia,

This was a great set. And they were PRINTED.

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By in Latvia,

This reminds me of the new Xtra sets!

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By in Turkey,

So very useful. I'm working on the details of my classic town layout and I could have used one today.

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By in Netherlands,

I would have no idea how to use some of those signs with my streetplates.

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By in Germany,

As great as this set is (prints for crying out loud - it WAS possible @TLG!), I still prefer the original road sign sets from the Eighties. Still, both versions are better than what we have nowadays, which is either stickers or nothing like this at all.

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By in United Kingdom,

I feel like, if Lego were to make pieces like these today, the two with the human silhouettes in them would be redesigned to have the silhouette designs be minifigure-shaped instead.

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By in United States,

@BionicleJedi

I’d like that

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By in United States,

XTRA needs something like this. We occasionally get them in other sets, but they're often stickered. Personally, for road signs, I prefer them to not be stickered.

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