It’s time for another expensive re-release, this time with 75252 Imperial Star Destroyer. While I’m a big fan of Star Wars, I’m not really a fan of LEGO Star Wars. I prefer to have colour in my LEGO sets, and this one is completely devoid of it.
If you are one of those super fans that just has to have every Star Wars set ever, then prepare to re-mortgage your house. It’ll set you back US $699.99 / DE €699.99 / UK £649.99 / $1099.99 AUD. That Aussie price is bonkers. There’s 4,784 pieces in the set, will be available from the 18th September for VIPs, and October 1 for general release.
There’s two minifigures included, an Imperial Officer and Imperial crew-member, as well as a scaled version of the Tantive IV. Honestly, this is the coolest part of the set for me. Yes, it’s big, and yes, some Star Wars fans are going to have this on their must haves, but for that price, and with essentially the one colour, it’s a big no for the expensive grey triangle from me.
I reckon it’s time to start releasing some new UCS Star Wars sets, LEGO.
You can read the full press release below, as well as some more images.
75252 Imperial Star Destroyer™
Ages 16+. 4784 pieces
US $699.99 – CA $849.99 – DE €699.99 – UK £649.99 – FR €699.99 – DK 5299DKK –$1099.99 AUD
*Euro pricing varies by country. Please visit shop.LEGO.com for regional pricing.
Own the ultimate Imperial Star Destroyer!
Build and display an icon of the Galactic Empire – the Devastator. With over 4,700 LEGO® pieces, this Ultimate Collector Series 75252 Imperial Star Destroyer model captures all the authentic details of the starship as it appeared in the opening scene of Star Wars: A New Hope, including swiveling guns, a tilting radar dish, huge engine exhausts, intricate surface detailing and of course a buildable scale version of the Rebels’ Tantive IV starship to chase down. This galactic civil war UCS set also includes a display stand with informational fact plaque and 2 Imperial minifigures, making it the perfect LEGO Star Wars collectible for discerning fans.
· Includes Imperial Officer and Imperial Crewmember minifigures.
· The Devastator Imperial Star Destroyer model features swiveling guns, a tilting radar dish, huge engine exhausts and intricate surface detailing.
· Also includes an attachable, buildable scale version Tantive IV starship for added Star Wars: A New Hope authenticity.
· With a display stand with informational fact plaque for the ultimate display piece.
· Also comes with 2 blaster pistol weapons.
· This Ultimate Collector Series set has 4,784 pieces.
· Inspire unforgettable Star Wars: A New Hope moments.
· The perfect LEGO® Star Wars™ collectible for fans of the Star Wars saga.
· UCS model on display stand measures over 17” (44cm) high, 43” (110cm) long and 26” (66cm) wide, and over 14” (37cm) high without stand.