LEGO Icons 10307 The Eiffel Tower stands 4.8 feet tall when complete, making it the tallest set ever produced by LEGO. At 10,001 pieces, it is also the second largest set by number of pieces behind the LEGO Art World Map, which consists mostly of pushpins. In other words, the Eiffel Tower makes LEGO history, and Your first chance to be a part of it happens tonight, November 24/25 at 9pm PT / 12am ET Here at the LEGO Store Priced at $629.99. What more will you get Gustave Eiffel’s apartment As a free bonus with your purchase.
As you can see from the image above, the Eiffel Tower is a LEGO statement piece if there ever was one. In addition to its massive size, the building features three observation decks, elevators, landscaping details, an office, a broadcast tower, and the Tricolore flag at its peak. The set can also be separated into four sections to make it easier to build and transport. This 40579 Eiffel Apartment set includes 228 pieces, a Gustave Eiffel minifigure, and vintage decor. Presumably, you will be able to incorporate it into the construction of the Eiffel Tower. Additional photos can be found in the gallery below.
Describing the design process for the new set, Rok Žgalin Kobe, LEGO Designer comments: “We wanted to find the ultimate LEGO expression of the engineering and architectural masterpiece that is the Eiffel Tower. We followed the structural principles of the original tower exactly as the LEGO system would allow. During construction, you’ll discover LEGO building techniques “New and interesting projects that bring the tower’s architectural features to life in LEGO bricks. Once complete, you can imagine the incredible feeling of standing at the top and looking across the rich history of Paris. It’s the perfect place for travel and architecture lovers alike.”
On a related note, LEGO will also be starting their Black Friday promotions on November 25th. Starting at 12 a.m. ET tonight, you’ll be able to shop Their collection of Black Friday Deals 2022 With the following freebie offers:
- LEGO Tribute to LEGO House (40563) – FREE with a purchase of $250
- LEGO Drawstring Bag (5007488) — FREE with purchase of $200 11/28
- LEGO Winter Elves Scene (40564) – FREE with purchase of $170
- LEGO Creator Santa Claus (30580) – Free with purchase of $40 (in-store only)
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