The 10 most expensive LEGO sets of all time – September 2022

Now that the price increases have arrived, it’s time to update our list of the most expensive LEGO sets, with one shooting up the rankings. 

The recent price increases in the UK, which we’ve catalogued here, have had an impact on our previous monthly update to the list of most pricey models. One build has managed to climb up the ranks thanks to a hefty rise in its cost 

In order of their UK price, here are the 10 most expensive LEGO sets of all time as of September 2022:

=10 – 42131 App-Controlled Cat D11 Bulldozer

Theme: Technic Price: £399.99 / $499.99 / €449.99 Pieces: 3,854 Available: Now

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42131 App-Controlled Cat D11 Bulldozer retails for £399.99 / $499.99 / €449.99, tying it at the bottom of our list. This price is thanks in no small part to the provided electronic elements. 

=10 – 42100 Liebherr R 9800 Excavator

Theme: Technic Price: £399.99 / $499.99 / €449.99 Pieces: 4,108 Available: Retired

LEGO Technic 42100 Liebherr R 9800 Excavator contents

Tied with 42131 App-Controlled Cat D11 Bulldozer is 42100 Liebherr R 9800 Excavator at £399.99 / $499.99 / €449.99. This high price isn’t just because of the 4,108 pieces but the included motorised bricks too. 

=8 – 75159 Death Star

Theme: Star Wars Price: £409.99 / $499.99 / €499.99 Pieces: 4,108 Available: Retired

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75159 Death Star is next with a slightly higher cost of £409.99 / $499.99 / €499.99, though it now shares its spot with one other model. 

=8 – 71043 Hogwarts Castle

Theme: Harry Potter Price: £409.99 / $469.99 / €469.99 Pieces: 6,020 Available: Now

LEGO Harry Potter 71043 Hogwarts Castle contents

As the only model on this list affected by the price increases in a way that changes its ranking, 70143 Hogwarts Castle is now priced at £409.99 / $469.99 / €469.99. 

6 – 76405 Hogwarts Express Collectors’ Edition

Theme: Harry Potter Price: £429.99 / $499.99 / €499.99 Pieces: 5,129 Available: August 31

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The newest model on the list is 76405 Hogwarts Express Collectors’ Edition at £429.99 / $499.99 / €499.99, recreating the final moments of the Harry Potter franchise for the first time in LEGO

5 – 10276 Colosseum

Theme: LEGO ICONS Price: £474.99 / $549.99 / €549.99 Pieces: 9,036 Available: Now

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Also changed by the price increases but keeping the same spot is 10276 Colosseum at £474.99 / $549.99 / €549.99 for 9,036 pieces. 

4 – 10294 Titanic

Theme: LEGO ICONS Price: £589.99 / $679.99 / €679.99 Pieces: 9,090 Available: Now

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Despite the tragic events surrounding this ship, it makes for a beautiful and detailed model costing £589.99 / $679.99 / €679.99. 

3 – 75252 Imperial Star Destroyer

Theme: Star Wars Price: £614.99 / $699.99 / €699.99 Pieces: 4,784 Available: Now

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The triangular ships of the Empire have been recreated in this 4,784-piece set for £614.99 / $699.99 / €699.99, though it’s still not the most expensive model and is now over £100 away from that goal thanks to the price increases. 

=1 – 75313 AT-AT

Theme: Star Wars Price: £734.99 / $849.99 / €849.99 Pieces: 6,785 Available: Now

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75313 AT-AT is still tied for the top spot even after the price increases as both it and the model it is tied with have been upped to £734.99 / $849.99 / €849.99. 

=1 – 75192 Millennium Falcon

Theme: Star Wars Price: £734.99 / $849.99 / €849.99 Pieces: 7,541 Available: Now

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Rounding out the list is 75192 Millennium Falcon, which has also been increased to £734.99 / $849.99 / €849.99. While it’s not the singular most expensive model, it’s arguably the most iconic LEGO Star Wars set. 

The 10 most expensive LEGO sets of all time – September 2022

PositionThemeSet namePricePiece count
=10Technic42131 Cat D11 Bulldozer£399.99 / $499.99 / €449.993,854
=10Technic42100 Liebherr R 9800 Excavator£399.99 / $499.99 / €449.994,108
=8Star Wars75159 Death Star£409.99 / $499.99 / €499.994,016
=8Harry Potter71043 Hogwarts Castle£409.99 / $469.99 / €469.996,020
6Harry Potter76405 Hogwarts Express Collectors’ Edition£429.99 / $499.99 / €499.995,129
5ICONS10276 Colosseum£474.99 / $549.99 / €549.999,036
4ICONS10294 Titanic£589.99 / $679.99 / €679.999,090
3Star Wars75252 Imperial Star Destroyer£614.99 / $699.99 / €699.994,784
=1Star Wars75313 AT-AT£734.99 / $849.99 / €849.996,785
=1Star Wars75192 Millennium Falcon£734.99 / $849.99 / €849.997,541

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