Detective work by Rebelscum suggests that an official announcement for the long-rumoured 75192 Ultimate Collector Series Millennium Falcon may be coming on September 1.
A little bird has pointed out that LEGO set designer Hans Burkhard Schlömer has been on Brickset.com and contributed some footnotes to the LEGO Star Wars sets he designed. What is noteworthy is the comment he included for 75182 Republic Fighter Tank – it reads “Clones need a ride too! I did this set as a quick side-project while working on a much, much, much, much, much, much larger set which is going to be announced on September 1st 2017.”
Then a possible further clue comes in a recent LEGO designer video…
Hans is also visible in the designer video for 10257 Creator Carousel which infamously had two LEGO employees being chased by a space slug while holding a MicroFighter Millennium Falcon. Guess who has the Falcon in his hand.
Is this speculation based on a couple of coincidences, or almost confirmation that the fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy is coming? Fans have another month and a half until they find out, if this date proves to be accurate.
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