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 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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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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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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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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I bought a box of used LEGO and found these 4 bags in it

No pieces stand out. I see just one minifigure with a red body without anything indicating what it is. Any idea what set it belongs to?
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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 this yellow LEGO vehicle?

I bought my grandson a box of LEGO and this was in it. I have tried searching for 3 days with brick numbers to find the set but can’t get any joy. If anyone can point me in the right direction I would ...
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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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What LEGO set do I have?

I gave my father a LEGO set to help with his dementia. He lost the box and directions. I don't know what the set is. It appears to be a car. There is a windshield and some wheels. It's mostly black ...
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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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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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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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Help identifying potentially two LEGO sets - Hogwart's and Star Wars?

I just received a LEGO Eiffel Tower set from a very generous neighbor. With the set, she included two other bags of LEGO pieces just in case the Eiffel Tower set was not complete and had pieces of it ...
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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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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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From what LEGO set is this plastic bag of parts?

Please help to identify this plastic bag of LEGO parts.
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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 dark green LEGO car is this?

Who knows what set this dark green LEGO one piece car unit is from?
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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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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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Please identify these two Star Wars ships

I need help identifying these completed ships. I need names or set numbers to match my minifigures.
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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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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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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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Which Harry Potter sets are these?

A very generous person gifted many 20-year-old Harry Potter sets to my son. All but this set of pieces had instructions and boxes. I’m not sure what is left. For minifigs there’s Harry, Dumbledore, ...
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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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Are there any sets without a lot of fluff?

I'm an adult but have come to fall back in love with LEGO again after building the LEGO Apollo Rocket kit. I wanted to buy a large set of just various LEGO bricks to build neat things. But what I am ...
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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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Can you identify the set from these two LEGO bags?

Can someone please help identify this LEGO set? I’m not certain the 2 bags go together.
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Need help to identify this LEGO set - white, gold, grey, blue, and earth tones

I need help identifying this LEGO set. I lost the box. I just have the pieces in their plastic package.
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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 set are these 3 LEGO bags from?

I've got 3 bags. On the bag 1 it says 529r9 Bags 2 and 3 says 629r9 Is there any way to figure out what set are these bags from?
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What LEGO set do these bags belong to?

Any idea what set this might be? Number on bags say 529R9. I have unopened bags 2-6 and one loose bag of LEGO bricks.
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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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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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Anyone knows this Star Wars model? Grey and dark red with axles for side modules

Got this from a yard sale and now looking for the building instructions.
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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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Connected flexible 2 x 2 white plates - what set?

I'm going through my old Lego collection and trying to identify the original sets they're from. The bulk of the Lego is from the 70s and 80s. I have a piece that is two white 2 x 2 plates joined ...
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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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