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LEGO Reveals 10235 Winter Village Market

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LEGO Reveals 10235 Winter Village Market

Postby Staff » Sat Jul 13, 2013 4:30 pm


Today at Brickfête, LEGO reveals their latest addition to their Winter Village pseudo-theme: 10235 Winter Village Market. This set seems more like a collection of smaller sets than previous entries. Instead of one large building as the focus, you get a series of small vignettes, the largest being a four-ride merry-go-round. Think Farmer's Market and you get the idea. You can check out more pics below with full resolution photos available in FBTB's flickr stream. The official press release is also included below as is the designer video. The set comes out in October of this year and will set you back $99.99 USD / $129.99 CAD for 1,261 pieces.

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10235 Winter Village Market

Ages 12+. 1,261 pieces.

Collect and create a fun festive scene with the Winter Village Market!

US $99.99 - CA $129.99 - DE 89.99€ - UK 79.99 £ - DK 799.00 DKK

Bring home the holiday spirit with the Winter Village Market, continuing the popular LEGO® Winter Village Series. Turn the handle and take a ride on the rocking horse as the carousel spins! Visit the carnival booth. Fill up on holiday and fair favorites including a pie, pretzel and croissant at the baker’s stand, chicken and sausage at the grill stand or sweet treats at the candy shop. Celebrate a holiday season full of traditions and building with the Winter Village Market! Includes 9 minifigures with accessories: 3 females, 2 males and 4 children.

• Includes 9 minifigures with accessories: 3 females, 2 males and 4 children
• Features functioning carousel and operator’s booth with moving bucket challenge, baker’s stand, grill stand, candy stand, 2 streetlamps, 3 trees, a bench and 3 tables
• Accessories include cups, teddy bear, a cat, scarf, purse and lots of food elements
• Carousel horses feature new ornamental headwear design
• Turn the handle to make the carousel rotate
• Take a ride on the carousel
• Watch the carousel horses really rock!
• Fill up on holiday treats at the bakery, grill and candy stands!
• Carousel and operator’s booth measure 7" (19cm) high, 10" (25cm) wide and 6" (16cm) deep
• Booths measure over 3" (9cm) high, 3" (8cm) wide and 1" (4cm) deep
• Combine with 10229 Winter Village Cottage for an even bigger winter scene!

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Re: LEGO Reveals 10235 Winter Village Market

Postby plobiwan » Sat Jul 13, 2013 6:12 pm

My best guess is that LEGO is marketing (pun intended) this set to their German/Austrian fans because of the Weihnachtsmarkt tradition? They have one in Cincinnati too, I guess. Cool set.
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Re: LEGO Reveals 10235 Winter Village Market

Postby Gooker1 » Mon Jul 15, 2013 8:09 am

It's a cool set, but $99 isn't the price point I immediately think of when I see this set. It looks more like a $60 set to me. I'll snag it, but not happily.
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Re: LEGO Reveals 10235 Winter Village Market

Postby dWhisper » Mon Jul 15, 2013 8:36 am

While looking at the set doesn't evoke the price, looking at the piece count and owning the previous ones certainly seems to justify it. I just got into collecting the Winter Collection last year, and absolutely loved them. Planning on picking this up as soon as it comes out and getting my Mantle Christmas display set up early this year. Sadly, picked up most of the sets too late last year to really get it showing for Christmas.

I really wish these sets would show up in retail outside of LEGO for the chance to get them on sale or clearance. They're exceptional value for parts, outside of the theme, especially to a city or castle builder that wants food or civilians to toss around.
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Re: LEGO Reveals 10235 Winter Village Market

Postby onions » Tue Jul 16, 2013 8:15 am

amazon gets them and puts a price break on them.... after the holidays...
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Re: LEGO Reveals 10235 Winter Village Market

Postby DarthBuilder » Fri Jul 19, 2013 7:06 am

I really enjoy these sets around the holidays. I rebuild them every year and while this one might not be a favorite, it will certainly find a home with me. Grab one shortly after the holidays because these sets like most will get a tad (sarcasm) inflated after the season is over. Example 10199 Holiday Toy Shop will set you back about $200 bucks second hand and will get higher as the season approaches.
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Re: LEGO Reveals 10235 Winter Village Market

Postby CloneEmperor » Mon Jul 29, 2013 9:38 am

I love this kinda-theme. I've got all the sets in past years and I love putting them together with my kids each year. It's turning into a fun little tradition. I like that this set has a bunch of things that can be added to the Village Square area. Main Street is nice, but it'll be nice to have some things that give my Village a more carnival feeling.
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