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I was curious and wondering: How many different types of Lego bricks have been produced since the start of the company in 1949?

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How many different kinds of bricks... or how many bricks in total? An all-time tally of all bricks ever made would probably be in the trillions. –  BoltClock Dec 28 '11 at 8:05
Edited question to be less ambiguous. –  daviesgeek Dec 28 '11 at 18:14

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One source places the number of different types of LEGO elements that have been made at 2,200. It is unclear whether or not DUPLO, Click-its, or Bionicles etc, etc, are included in that count.

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Where did you find that number? –  Ambo100 Dec 28 '11 at 21:40
Thanks for fixing that davidsleeps. –  Major Stackings Dec 29 '11 at 18:43

One source I found mentions that there are around 4000 different LEGO elements.

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Please add a citation... –  daviesgeek Dec 28 '11 at 22:08
I have got the info from this German news paper article:… –  Abdelkader Dec 28 '11 at 22:21

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