LEGO Elves is a line of LEGO that is intriguing with its fairies, dragons, goblins, and TV show, yet it is targeted at girls with a seemingly limited appeal. However, there have been sets that have been extremely good investments mixed with others that haven't. Brook Johnson helps sort through the dust.
LEGO Taj Mahal 10256 rerelease is sure to illicit many opinions. It is almost exactly the same as the 2008 version. Is it a good value at today's price? How will it affect the LEGO community of kids, builders, collectors, and investors?
When you have more than 50 sets, storage is a huge issue. Don't be tempted to cobble together a solution. Start with strong shelving and new boxes to save lots of time and keep your sets looking good. Brook Johnson will show you how he stores his sets, shows you part of his Lego library, and tells you what is "retiring soon."
There has been a lot of talk about how big the LEGO 75192 is. How are you going to display it once it is built. It is so big that you have to have a plan. Brook Johnson shows you some ideas.
How can you tell when someone's opinion about a set is right? You can't. Opinions on set performance are often wrong. Brook Johnson will give you examples of blunders to help you devise your own investing strategy.
Buying and selling Lego sets is older than eBay. There is a lot of history the we can use to predict the future success of a Lego set. Using Disney Princess Ariel as a guide, Brook Johnson will show how history predicted her retirement success.
Finding Lego sets that have short production runs can be very rewarding. It is not easy to identify them until it is too late, but Brook Johnson will talk about the signs you can look for.
Store exclusive LEGO sets have been some of the best performing small sets. Their distribution is limited and can have a very short shelf life. Brook Johnson shows you the signs of what to look for using 75920 Raptor Escape as an example.