Today sees the launch of the impressive 3,898 piece LEGO Creator Expert 10272 Old Trafford – Manchester United. Designed at 1:600 scale, the set builds Britain’s most famous football team’s stadium, the ‘Theatre of Dreams’. In the UK it is priced at £249.99 and in the USA it is priced at $299.99.
5006171 The United Trinity is free with the set. This little bonus set is a limited edition item, available until January 30 or while stocks last (the equivalent Batmobile set sold out very quickly).
Fans looking to buy the set should be sure to sign in, as it is only available to VIP account holders until February 1 (it is free to sign up as a VIP).
Measuring 18.5cm high, 47cm long and 39cm wide, the adult-targeted set comes in a sleek black box. As well as the required step-by-step directions, the instruction book includes information on the stadium and a spotlight on the designers behind the build.
“Our Old Trafford stadium is as iconic as Manchester United itself and we are proud to be able to bring it to life in LEGO form,” says Manchester United’s Director of Partnerships, Sean Jefferson. “I think everyone has played with LEGO bricks at some point in their life, however it’s still amazing to see the level of detail the LEGO designers have managed to recreate in this piece. We are sure it will be hugely popular amongst Manchester United and LEGO fans alike.”
10272 Old Trafford – Manchester United is available now, ahead of the Old Trafford stadium’s 110th anniversary.