Investment Analysis of the LEGO Technic 8110 MercedesBenz UNIMOG…

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Mercedes-Benz Unimog

Investment Analysis of the LEGO 8110 Mercedes-Benz UNIMOG

Very impressive name for a set! But does the set itself up to its ‘grandiose’ name? Also, the set, after it is retired, like a Mercedes-Benz or will a come to mind when you of this set’s investment Let’s take a look.

The Technic theme was launched in 1977. It was one of the first ‘themes’ of Along with the Space and themes of the mid-1970s, the Technic helped introduce LEGO to AFOLs such as myself. One set in the 853 Car Chassis, got me hooked on LEGO This set was spectacular. It had moving pistons, working steering, two transmission, and an independent rear For a LEGO set in 1977, that was one design. Over the years, the theme took a back to much more popular The STAR WARS, Bionicles, and themes. just to name a overshadowed the Technic theme in and exposure. But if you take a closer at the Technic theme, you find a of sets that are well creative, and accurate in appearance, use and Technic bricks have used in standard LEGO to bring unique and necessary

elements, where standard were insufficient. I am a huge fan of sets, yet I even ignore but should I? Are these sets ‘investing’ your LEGO on? Let’s take a look at the Mercedes-Benz UNIMOG U400 , the and most expensive Technic set created.

Here is what about the 8110 Mercedes-Benz U400:

Take on any tough with the high-tech Mercedes-Benz U 400!

No job is too big for the multi-purpose Mercedes-Benz U 400! Featuring a pneumatically articulated crane with grabber and a recovery winch on the – this mechanical monster is by LEGO® Power Functions. The design features working 4-wheel drive and suspension, a block for extreme ground and a detailed engine with pistons. Rebuild the crane and into a huge snow

Features pneumatically-powered, articulated with working grabber and powered by LEGO® Power

Includes a gear block for ground clearance on any terrain

over anything with steering, 4-wheel drive and

Watch the detailed engine go to with moving pistons!

Mercedes-Benz Unimog

into a Snow Plow!

through any weather with the Snow Plow!

Measures 19” (48cm) long and 12” (30cm)

Sounds like a quite an LEGO set. I’ll you how impressive it is from a build and standpoint. It has FIVE instruction Heck. it weighs close to 10 But will this “Flagship” of the Technic theme be impressive on the LEGO market, such as when it heads into or in LEGO vernacular, EOL(End of Does size really Let’s take a look at comparable retired LEGO sets to see if that helps insight to future appreciation of the Mercedes-Benz UNIMOG U400 .

comparing LEGO sets for appreciation potential, theme and count are the two main categories I use to from other LEGO The 8110 Mercedes-Benz UNIMOG is the largest ‘Technic’ set ever for sale to the public, so I tried to the four largest Technic that were released the past several years and up with these four: Mobile Crane. 8285 Tow 8258 Crane Truck and the Motorized Bulldozer . These range in piece size 1384 to 1884 pieces, smaller than the 8110 UNIMOG U400’s 2048 From an appearance, build, and standpoint, they are all very Big models, motorized functions, of pieces. these sets are the Bad Boys” of LEGO Technic (Let’s call them the BBB for future reference.). Take

a look at the chart below of four super-sized Technic


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