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New LEGO Postcards Coming Soon

For those who like to travel or like to collect items from other countries, there are some new LEGO Postcard sets that will be coming out in the next few months. A few of them were delayed including New York (40519) and Beijing (40654) with the latter having some design changes on it, mainly removing the Chinese Five-star Red Flag. New York is currently available for purchase on the LEGO Shop in the US, while Beijing is available for pre-order in other countries. They will all most likely be available on August 1 for $14.99 each.


New York Postcard (40519) – 253 pieces


Beijing Postcard (40654) – 276 pieces


Paris Postcard (40568) – 213 pieces


London Postcard (40569)

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LEGO Brand Store (40574) Revealed

LEGO has listed a new set on the LEGO Shop that may be a very popular set with the LEGO Brand Store (40574). Coming on August 1, the set has 541 pieces and will retail for $36.99. The store features a lot of thing found in an actual brand store such as the Brick Pit and the Pick-A-Brick Wall but it also has models of a castle and a train.

Brick-building fans can relive joyful visits to a LEGO® Brand Store with this minifigure-scale, play-and-display set (40574). Updated to include ‘Store of the Future’ features, the model includes a buildable cash register, Brick Pit, LEGO boxes, Pick-A-Brick Wall, safari photo stand, castle and train micro-models for window display, plus decorative stickers. Fold out the lower level for easy access and add the adult and child minifigures to role-play a shopping trip.

• Buildable 2-level LEGO® Brand Store (40574) – Recreate fun visits to a LEGO Store with this colorful play-and-display model, with a lower level that folds out for easy access
• Authentic features – A cash register, LEGO® boxes, Brick Pit, Pick-A-Brick Wall, safari photo stand, castle and train micro-models for window display, plus decorative stickers
• Gift idea for ages 12 and up – This 541-piece store model measures over 5 in. (15 cm) high, 9 in. (25 cm) wide when open, and 5 in. (13 cm) deep, and makes a fun gift for kids or any LEGO® enthusiast

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LEGO Transformers Optimus Prime (10302) Teaser

Get your hype meters on full blast because LEGO has just teased the LEGO Transformers Optimus Prime (10302) set coming in June. We’ve already given some details on the set with it rumored having 1,508 pieces and will be having a pre-sale for VIPs a few days before the official release. Optimus Prime is said to be the G1 version with all the accessories that was in the cartoon. The official announcement should be coming real soon now.

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LEGO Transformers Optimus Prime (10302) More Details

There is some new information about the upcoming rumored LEGO Transformers Optimus Prime (10302) set coming from Promobricks. The set is said to be released in June with a VIP pre-sale a few days before release. It will have 1,508 pieces and will be based on the G1 version of Optimus Prime and not on the delayed Rise of the Beasts movie.

A neat feature of the set is that you can transform Prime from robot mode to truck mode without removing any pieces. Priced at €169.99, the set will also have a slew of accessories including his Ion Blaster, Energon Axe, the Allspark, and a jetpack. There will also be a UCS style plaque with his Tech Specs. As always, keep your expectations low and don’t get too worked up on it.

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LEGO Mythica (40556) Revealed

Last year, LEGOLAND Windsor opened a new attraction called LEGO Mythica which was a fantasy story revolving around mythical creatures. This summer, there will be a LEGO Mythica (40556) set based on the attraction and it was first seen in the LEGO Building Instructions portal. Consisting of 520 pieces, the set features Maximus the Sky Lion and a colorful Unicorn called Bitsandbobs. There’s no word yet on availability and I assume it’ll be a LEGOLAND Windsor exclusive since it’s the only LEGOLAND park that has the attraction.

**Via Bricktastic**

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New LEGO Ninjago & Rebuild the World Tins on Rewards Center

If you’ve been collecting the LEGO tin plates, there are a couple of new ones that have been added to the Rewards Center. First is a LEGO Ninjago tin that features the ninjas with their golden weapons. The other is for the LEGO Rebuild the World campaign that shows a rocket powered snail. Both tins cost 1,200 VIP points and have a 60 day limit to redeem on the LEGO Shop once your redeem it in the Rewards Center.

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LEGO Jane Goodall Tribute (40530) Review

Today is the start of the LEGO Jane Goodall Tribute (40530) promotion on the LEGO Shop and here’s our quick review of the set. It has 276 pieces and you can get it for free with purchases of $120 or more until March 15, while supplies last. The set comes in five unnumbered bags and it contains a small sticker for the plaque.

LEGO Jane Goodall Tribute (40530)


Minifigure

The Jane Goodall minifigure features her in a sand-green shirt with tan pants. Her wrinkled facial expression shows her with a smile. A white ponytail completes her look. She comes with a pair of binoculars as an accessory.

LEGO Jane Goodall Tribute (40530)

LEGO Jane Goodall Tribute (40530)


Build

The build features a small jungle habitat that consists of three trees. The right side of the habitat has a small stream of water that uses trans-blue tiles. The larger tree on the left uses a combination of slopes and bricks to achieve the look. There are some hanging vines on the different sized leaves which looks pretty good. There are also some different colored flowers that are spread out on the habitat. Three chimpanzees that are situated on the jumper tiles but you pretty much put them anywhere. Lastly, there is a stickered plaque for Ethologist Dr. Jane Goodall.

LEGO Jane Goodall Tribute (40530)

LEGO Jane Goodall Tribute (40530)

LEGO Jane Goodall Tribute (40530)


Results

Overall, this is a pretty nice set that LEGO has released to celebrate International Women’s Day 2022. The price point to get it did go up $20 from last year when the Amelia Earhart Tribute (40450) was released but it also does have 76 more pieces which includes the three chimps.

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