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Re: What is the first LEGO set you remember?

Postby architect » Tue Feb 13, 2018 1:36 pm

My first set was 455 Learjet: http://www.peeron.com/inv/sets/455-1

Before we had our own sets we were building with family Lego sets from the 1960s.

My first castle sets were 6010 Supply Wagon and 6030 Catapult. Later I received 6080 King's Castle, a personal favorite of mine.

http://www.classic-castle.com/sets/archives/6010.html
http://www.classic-castle.com/sets/archives/6030.html
http://www.classic-castle.com/sets/archives/6080.html

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Re: What is the first LEGO set you remember?

Postby Frank_Lloyd_Knight » Tue Feb 13, 2018 1:54 pm

architect wrote:My first set was 455 Learjet: http://www.peeron.com/inv/sets/455-1

Before we had our own sets we were building with family Lego sets from the 1960s.

My first castle sets were 6010 Supply Wagon and 6030 Catapult. Later I received 6080 King's Castle, a personal favorite of mine.

http://www.classic-castle.com/sets/archives/6010.html
http://www.classic-castle.com/sets/archives/6030.html
http://www.classic-castle.com/sets/archives/6080.html

Ben


It's funny how lots of people had just a generic box of Legos that they inherited before getting the first set that actually made an impression.
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Re: What is the first LEGO set you remember?

Postby ffilz » Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:32 pm

Frank_Lloyd_Knight wrote:
ffilz wrote:My first set was Set 111 Starter Train Set Without Motor from Samsonite with these instructions:

http://peeron.com/scans/111-2/?id=4083

(Verified from a scan of a picture from Christmas morning the year I got it). I also got a motor set.

Prior to that, we did have LEGO, but from my understanding, it was a collection my dad's German colleague left with us after they returned to Germany from spending a year or so in the US. I remember having a 50x50 base plate, bricks, slopes, doors and windows, trees, and other bits.

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I have never seen this set before. It's so basic, it really makes you notice how much sets have developed over time.

Yea, really basic. What we had, I never got that into LEGO as a kid. Had I got some of the 70s sets, especially the trains, I might not have had a dark age...

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