Klaus-Dieter over at Eurobricks is spilling beans...
Klaus-Dieter wrote:Hello everybody! :classic:
Sometimes you only have to have much luck. And today I had that much luck since I was allowed to look into the retailer’s catalogue for the first half of 2011.
There even the new City sets were pictured.
I of course thought that you do not want to hear what’s new – but I tell you nevetheless! :grin: :tongue:
Please be aware that I had no chance to take any notes or pics – so there might even be some mistakes.
In order to that you can get a better feeling about how big the sets are, I added my supposed price to them.
Note: I wasn’t aible to get any price information. And I didn’t make a mental note oft he set numbers. Plus I do not remember the real set names. So please don’t ask for them.
Firstly the bad news: There won’t be a zoo theme, there won’t be any civilian sets and there won’t be any Farm sets in the first half of the year. :sadnew: And there won’t be any riot police things, a police tank, a bank robbery set and/or weappons for the policemen.
Now the good news: Apart from the new Police subtheme (which was very likely) we’ll see a new Space subtheme within the City theme. And nearly all sets of these two themes look absolutely amazing and very classical! :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
The new Police theme looks all in all very similar to the last one from 2008 – but much better!
And there’ll be a new blue torso for a police officer with violet cravat. The main colors of the theme are white-blue-black.
Big Police Station (? 90-100 Euros)
-baseplates like in 7744
-big baseplate with two garages with roller gates and prison cells above
-small baseplate with two or three floors big police office building mainly with windows (regrettably wasn’t aible to detect the interior)
-small police car and bigger police car (similar to the ones in 7744), one with car doors
-prisoner, new policeman, two policemen, ? additional policemen
Police Mobile Command Center (? 40 Euros)
-police mobile command center (similar to 7743) with car doors (but without additional building and without quad bike)
-new policeman, policeman, prisoner, ? additional policeman
Prison Van (? 20 Euros)
-prison van (similar to 7245) but much longer, with car doors and a much bigger floodlight on top
Police Dog’s Car (? 10 Euros)
-police dog’s car
Police Quad Bike Chase (? 9-13 Euros)
-police quad bike (similar to the one in 7743)
-automat (? automatic teller)
-policeman, prisoner, ? another prisoner and/or female civilian
Police Boat (? 30 Euros)
-police boat (looks a bit luniorized)
-very small red motor boat
-police officer, prisoner, ? additional police officer
It’s great to see a return of the Space theme – esp. since I never would have thought that it’ll ever come back! The new Space sets are as great as the ones from the mid-ninetees and 2000!
It looks like TLG will use the Space torsos from 10213 – but since the pics were preliminary they even might change the torsos. The main colors of theme are white-red.
Space Launch Pad (? 70 Euros)
-baseplate with small „tower“ (I do not remember that there is any possibility that minifigs can climb on it – only some sort of framework
-small control station
-big rocket (not space shuttle!)
-officer, mechanic, spaceman
Space Shuttle(? 30-40 Euros)
-solar panels with telescope/satellite
-spaceman, ? additional spaceman
Small Space Launch Pad (?20 Euros)
-small rocket with launch pad (supposably for tests)
Space Maintenance Vehicle /Moon Vehicle (? 3-10 Euros)
-? space mentainance vehicle or moon vehicle
-? spaceman and/or mechanic
All in all I must say that all these new City sets – apart from the Police Dog’s Car and maybe the Police Boat – look absolutely amazing! :wub: :wub: :wub:
So I can’t wait for more pics, reviews and perhaps even buying the one or the other set.
Let the discussion begin! :classic: