Questions tagged [set-identification]

Identification of specific LEGO set based on limited information such as (but not limited to) a description of the set or a picture of piece(s), parts bag(s) or a partial build.

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What sets have been named in a punny way?

I heard speculation that set 40358 "Bean There, Donut That" is the only set that LEGO ever produced where the name of the set is also a joke. Is that true? Or are there other sets names that contain ...
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What LEGO set are these decorated tiles from?

I have a box of LEGO from when my husband was younger and I have been going through and putting them in their sets for my son. I have now run out of the instruction books and still have some sets left....
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Are all of these police minifigs from LEGO?

While I'm glad LEGO is taking a principled stand on recent events, I've seen this set of police minifigs circulating on social media portraying the evolution of LEGO Police through time: I don't have ...
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Which old Technic set included large yellow motor?

I am trying to find the number or some other identity of a Technic set I remember owning as a child (so it was probably bought in the 1985-1995 year range, more likely in the 80's half of it). Among ...
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How can I identify Lego sets from a box of parts?

I am a life long LEGO Maniac, and my kits from when I was a kid were passed down to my nephew, who has just passed them down to my son (40 years of history...). The trouble is that none of my old ...
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Can you identify these 20 year old LEGO sets? Castle pieces with red bird and tall staircase?

We have boxes of LEGO which our children used to play with but now the grandchildren want to build things. Can anyone recognize which sets we might have so we can look up the instructions?
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Can you identify these (possibly) LEGO horses?

We got these old LEGO-compatible horses from the LEGO collection that used to belong to my wife's brothers (which means they are probably 20-30 years old). I'm wondering if they are genuine LEGO ...
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General guidelines to identify real LEGO pieces from fake or copy?

I see a lot of questions here about if a certain piece is really LEGO or not and this made me wonder if there is any guideline to follow to identify real LEGO piece from the duplicate or fake one? I ...
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What is this small space-themed set from possibly the early 90's?

I have a bunch of LEGO bricks mixed together. I recognize a few of them as going together for some small set that I no longer have the instructions for. I believe I got this set in the early 90's. ...
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Piece Identification, 3x6 white horizontal cylinder

I have these 4 white pieces from a large lot of pieces I purchased. Any idea what set they may be from? Most of the other sets have been Batman, Superman or super heros.
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World Builder Game Units

Do official sets or models for units in the Lego games World Builder and World Builder 2 exist anywhere? I have great memories of this game (idk how many people here remember it) and I'd like to ...
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What set are these LEGO assemblies from?

I bought a lot of second hand LEGO - it was an utter bargain at £10 - and have identified loads of different sets, however this part is infuriating me as I can't identify what it could be part of. ...
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Which buildings in the LEGO Island video game were based on real-world sets?

The Wikipedia article for Lego Island mentions 'Most of these buildings are based on real Lego sets in circulation at the time of release for the game.' I haven't played the game in a long time but ...
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Can you identify this LEGO Space build from the early 90s?

Can anybody help me identify this LEGO model from this old picture. My son built this around late 80's / early 90's. The closest I can find is the 6956 Stella Recon Voyager set. Same colours and ...
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Tall red piece with coffee cup, phone and gas picture?

I have a few of these taller red pieces with logos of gas, phone, and a coffee cup on them. I've been searching online for days and cannot find a gas station, store, or anything with these pieces in ...
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What set do these large white pieces with Technic pins and an orange winch come from?

I found this at home with many other scattered parts and set, but I'm unsure what this one belongs to. What set is it from?
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Which blocks are these with small round knobs?

I have few blocks remaining from the block set I got as a kid. It's not LEGO bricks, but I also couldn't find which block type are these and who is making them. Does anyone knows from looking the ...
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Late 1970s hospital and helicopter building brick set

I'm afraid I don't have a picture, but I am trying to identify a Christmas gift I fondly remember receiving as a child circa 1979. It was a 3-foot box of building bricks and the front picture showed ...
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What LEGO set do these numbered bags of pieces come from?

I found these bags in the attic any idea what LEGO set they belong to? They are numbered 1, 3 and 5, but I don't know if they all came from the same set or not.
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Container part identification

Please help me identify the set this part belongs to, we are going through three tons of bricks and try to put the sets together again...
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LEGO Trains 12v: Identify This?

This is a very popular picture, which almost all LEGO Trains' fans from the 1980s would recognize. I have the train in the foreground, 7740, but not the 4th car (the red one). Can anyone please ...
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Are these old car models legit sets or MOCs?

Are these 4 historic car models legit sets or MOCs? If official sets do you know the set numbers? How can I add more pictures then one?
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Of what fell beast did this olive drab carcass come?

I think I have assembled the remains of some dread creature: I'm pretty sure that I wouldn't have enough elements to reassemble this, but I would at least like to know what it looked like in it's ...
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Any idea what this part is?

I have bought a mixed bag, with not many booklets. This LEGO part has no part number, I'm trying to find it's set number.
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What is this 3 x 8 orange curved piece from?

My dad recently gave me a large box of LEGO pieces that belong to sets. I found two pieces that appear to be the front of a car. I was wondering if you guys could help me out. I would love to know ...
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Is this non-disassemblable LEGO instruction step real?

I've seen this image shared a few times around the internet as an example of a LEGO instruction step that assembles pieces in such a way that they cannot be disassembled (at-least not without some ...
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What about these old houses?

I recently inherited two old Lego buildings. Unfortunately I have virtually no information about the history of them other that they been part of the inventory of an old hardware store closed a decade ...
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Please identify the set or sets, grey 6 x 6 circle and dark red and white curve with vent

I have these two assemblies which I have no idea if they are from the same set or not. The black square on the round assembly can spin. Any ideas? Thanks a lot
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Please identify this figure/build

I would like to know from what set this figure/build is? It looks like a tiger/human hybrid.
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Which Lego Police set or sets do I have?

We were given a big bag of Lego pieces. When sorting through them my son found a bunch of police pieces but we can't figure out which set or sets they belong to. I've tried looking up a few ...
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Can anyone tell me which set this LEGO plane is from?

Im looking through my old LEGO sets and discovered this plane and I have no idea which set its from or the details. Could anyone help me out please?
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Does anyone know what set this is?

I have recently re-discovered Lego and was looking through my son's old sets. In a box I found this partially assembled "Bug". I don't have the instructions nor the original box so I am unsure what ...
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Which Lego Set Is This, large white and tan walls, blue base plates?

I picked up a few loose sets. No instructions. Any help appreciated.
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Can you identify this LEGO space set?

I've just purchased a random box of Star Wars LEGO at a car boot sale and there's a few bits in there that I'd like to identify the set for.
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Can you identify this Black Plane or Spaceship with black arches for wings?

Can anyone help me to ID this incomplete LEGO set? It looks like a black plane or spaceship to me.
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What Can I Build With This

I have a set of LEGO pieces that I bought second hand. I know it's a full set, because the bag was unopened, but I have no idea what I'm supposed to build with it.
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Can anyone identify this spinner with 1-5 and a skull?

My son has just inherited a large box of Lego, we're hoping someone can help identify what set this might be from.
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What lego set is this? Possibly a pirate ship?

my wife picked up this lego set at a garage sale. The owner claimed it was a ship, perhaps a pirate ship, and that the set was complete. It does have something resembling a bow, and several tall poles,...
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By number of distinct colors, what official LEGO set has the most pieces?

A recent question shows the "monochrome" Steamboat Willie set actually contains about 20 colors. I was expecting fewer, maybe a dozen or so at most. So this got me wondering... By number of distinct ...
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What are these Technic sets with figures?

So I'm trying to identify these two LEGO sets that are rather old. I have long since lost the instructions and I can't seem to find the specific parts on BrickLink. Here are the photos of the complete ...
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What is the set number for these Star Wars parts?

We lost the majority of my son's Lego collections in a flood. The attached pictures are all we have and need them identified for insurance. Would appreciate your help identifying the set number.
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Please help identify Star Wars set - I have some very specific dark grey wings with brown paint

Please see attached pic, I reckon these are part of a Star Wars ship. Can anyone help me identify the set?
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Looking to Identify a LEGO creator set with a hook

Wandering the Internet not long ago I saw a LEGO set that I thought my kid would like because it had a hook (they are into tow trucks these days, so things with hooks catch their interest). ...
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Determining what set I have from a bag of lego pieces?

I have a bag of lego pieces that make a set of something but I don't have a box or instructions. Is there anyway to determine what set it is so I can download/buy an instruction sheet for it...or at ...
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What set do these pieces belong to?

Black pieces rotate, if it helps? Thanks
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What set are these large quarter circle curved bricks from?

I got a random box of Lego! I'm trying to figure out what set these bricks are from:
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Which set is this with a white truck and camper trailer?

I’ve been searching online for quite some time to find this set number, name, and the instructions, but I’ve had no luck. I’ll be passing it on to a youngster in the family and after it’s promptly ...
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Childhood lego car ID, 1980s early 90s

I'm looking to ID 2 sets I had as a kid, One was a rally car, it was white with a red base, the wheel centres were red. The driver I think was white upper, red or white lower and with a red helmet ...
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Please tell me what tunnel-hull boat set this is?

I cannot figure out what this set would be...I like it and want to find instructions...but tried different wording and looking at images without luck.
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Lego Racer kit with Chargeable Cars

I have an old Lego set that I've lost all the documentation on. It's about 10 years old (I see ©2003 in various places). The set built a track and contained two charging stations that integrated into ...

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