pirate of them all: Captain Redbeard. It’s a large-scale minifigure constructed in the same style as 76393 Harry Potter & Hermione Granger, complete with the captain’s iconic hook hand and peg leg. He’s perched atop a brown board, which sits on a black base, mirroring previous
House in Billund, Denmark. The 1,041-piece set is due to go on sale there from March 1, and will retail for 599 DKK. That’s roughly equivalent to £71 / $85 / €80.
Just like the actual Captain Redbeard minifigure, 40504 A Minifigure Tribute includes a black hat with the ‘Jolly Roger’ emblem, epaulettes on his shoulders and his signature eyepatch and red beard. According to the press release, the model also includes a
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