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Which current wave (2018 onwards) Harry Potter set should I buy to make 12 Grimmauld Place?

Indeed, there haven’t been any models of 12 Grimmauld Place as of yet, and even though the house features in a number of memorable scenes in the movies, even those scenes have never been depicted in ...
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Is this an error in the updated Harry Potter Diagon Alley build/instructions?

The wall behind the shelving unit is not a standard wall built with regular LEGO bricks, but a panel, which is hollow on one side. The parts that are sticking out at the back of the bookshelf are ...
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Does the value of LEGO increase over a period of time?

Generally speaking, yes. But there are many factors that determine how a given set will be priced over the years. Sets that have rare, more sought after pieces tend to cost more (think monorails), so ...
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Which Harry Potter sets are these?

On the left of the image, you have 4730-1 The Chamber of Secrets, and on the right of the image you have 4709-1 Hogwarts Castle The Chamber of Secrets came with Minifigs of Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, ...
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What is an effective method for breaking down and storing large sets for future rebuilds?

I don't have that particular set, but going through the instructions in reverse order and storing the parts in numbered bags will produce the most like-new rebuilding experience. You can even put ...
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Which 1x2 brick design is older?

I remember seeing some new bricks reusing (probably updated) older variation of the mould. So this kind of information isn't always accurate. Here what Rebrickable tells about variations of Brick 1 x ...
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Which current wave (2018 onwards) Harry Potter set should I buy to make 12 Grimmauld Place?

The Brothers Brick just published notification of another unrelated build - this one is finally an official set. (Though the set number being 76xxx and not being a superhero set is surprising.)
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Chamber of Secrets set 4730 assembly issues

I don't own the set but found some pictures of the assembled Set 1 and Set 2 It looks to me that you can reenact the scenes of the movie with this set, therefor you have the different sections of the ...
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Does the value of LEGO increase over a period of time?

If sets are popular amongst collectors and AFOLs and not very easy to substitute by other newer sets then yes, generally speaking they increase in value. The increase in value depends on multiple ...
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Which current wave (2018 onwards) Harry Potter set should I buy to make 12 Grimmauld Place?

Lego just put this unofficial build on Facebook today: 12 Grimmauld
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