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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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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?

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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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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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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Piece Identification

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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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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What set do these large white pieces with Technic pins and an orange winch?

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?

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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LEGO Trains 12v: Identify This?

This is a very popular picture, which almost all LEGO Trains' fans from 1980s would recognize. I have the train in the forground, 7740, but not the 4th car (red one). Can anyone please clarify that ...
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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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Please identify the set or sets

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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Are these 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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Which Lego Set Is This?

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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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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What is this from?

My dad recently gave me a large box of legos 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 what it ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 promptily ...
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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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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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Please help me ID this…castle and gates

We've been given boxes after boxes of LEGO bricks...trying to piece them all together. It's a blessing but also a great challenge !
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Help with identifying LEGO sets

Our family (with very big hearts) gave us some LEGO they found. But... I do not know what sets they are from. I already identified 11 sets, but cannot find the last 4 (I think) Could you please help? ...
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What LEGO set is this thrift store find from?

The part from a thrift store box of LEGO parts:
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Need help identifying this star wars set

Need help identifying this old star wars set, trying to rebuild my LEGO sets!
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What set is this green sled from?

Anyone know what LEGO set this little green sled is from? The pieces rest on a black 6x4 studded plate. The corner cheese wedges and edge rails on the right and left are a dark green (not black).
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Which set does this small bag of LEGO pieces belong to?

I just received a box of LEGO bricks and have no idea what sets they make up. This packet was in there unopened and thought someone might know where they are from?
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Can you identify this model of a yellow truck?

It's part of a series of models I had as a kid that I want to take apart for my own kids now, and I'm looking for the original instructions. Can you identify this one?
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Pre-Technic gears?

I have this set of LEGO gears. I remember seeing them first at my grandparents in the mid 80's. They predate my first Technic sets (~84 or 85). I have fond memories of my dad building a 3-speed ...
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Can you help me identify this poly bag?

We got this bag in a free box and don't know what it is!
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What set do these stickers belong to?

I have searched for these stickers in several places but I can't seem to find what sets they go to.
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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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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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Can you identify this LEGO plane set?

Sadly this LEGO plane crashed today. No one was injured, but I do not know where the instructions are, or the LEGO kit/product number. Can someone help me identify which kit it is so I can look up the ...
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Identify this fire truck set?

Can anyone identify this fire truck set? I’d like to find the instructions before it gets taken apart.
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Is this from an official set or a MOC?

Please help me: is this from an official set or an MOC?
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Red cargo ship set?

When I was a child (~15-20 years ago) I remember I had a lego set composed by a red cargo ship, with a pier and a tower crane that supposedly moved blocks from the pier to the ship. The name of the ...
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I have set from Agents theme yet the database doesn't contain my set

I started to sort my LEGO when I realized that I still have most of one of the set I bought so I tried to search the net for the set name. However, the database of LEGO wiki and BrickSet didn't have ...
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Can you identify this white, blue, and green train body?

Got that is a bag of parts. For some reason one part of train (it look like train to me) is upside-down by direction of stubs. Browsed through all 4 hundred sets by searching for 'train' on Bricklink ...
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Identify lego Set that includes a caravan

I have this set that was given to me, but I cannot locate a caravan like this anywhere. Is this part of a set or something someone just build? As you can see there are a lot of missing pieces. Does ...
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I have a bunch of LEGO pieces given to me already setup, any ideas to what set?

These were already set up in a box of LEGO pieces that I got. Anyone have an idea of what they might go to?