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It looks like a pretty generic twin engin-ed WWII bomber. Maybe like this Mosquito bomber?
If you really want to know, I would suggest identifying the most unusual part in a bag, then using that part, search for what sets it has appeared in recently. Each piece usually has a small number printed on it. Use this part number on bricklink, or peeron to search for the part, and then click the link that shows you what sets it has appeared in. ...
gev has the exact name of the piece, but I'd like to add one more point that could be helpful. When trying to identify pieces as Lego or non-Lego, pay attention to the more obscure standard connections. The small ball above the hinge is a standard small ball joint connection, recently revitalized by the Mixels series (among other things). It connects to the ...
While there is no explicit "house" tag, I would recommend browsing in Brickset's City theme: http://brickset.com/sets/theme-City You can refine the search based on year (include only recent, therefore easy to buy sets), tags (building, shop, ...) and subtheme (airport, construction, police, ...).
No, but Brickset now provides the facility to enable one to be made. See http://brickset.com/article/12960/tags-a-new-way-to-search-the-database
There is a website that tracks price changes on Amazon, Bricklink and E-bay in order to try to compile an index. It has an interesting page called top retired sets, ranking sets by gain compared to initial purchase price. At the time of this writing it lists 6166-1 (a big tub of LEGO) as number one with 65% gain, and 7200-1 (final duel) as number two with ...
The most valued sets, when not using price as a criterion, will vary from collector to collector, based on their interests. In my experience doing LEGO Customer Service, collectors of all ages tended to focus on particular themes. While the Ultimate Collector's Edition Millennium Falcon may be the most prized jewel to a Star Wars collector, it may have ...
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