Why This Winnie the Pooh LEGO Set is a Great Investment 2023

Nerdacity Mar 26, 2024
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Winnie the Pooh LEGO

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This set has now retired, but all is not lost. It can still be found on eBay (UK here, US here) and Amazon (here). Any product listings for the LEGO Winnie the Pooh set will now be by resellers only, so be prepared to potentially pay over RRP (by an amount that will steadily increase the longer the set has been retired). 

In the world of collectibles, few things evoke a blend of nostalgia and excitement quite like LEGO sets. Couple that with a storybook classic, and you've got a formula that's hard to resist.

Introducing the LEGO Ideas Disney: Winnie the Pooh Set, a unique melding of timeless narrative with iconic toy. As we look into its exclusive features, future potential value, and imminent 'retirement', discover why this set is capturing the hearts of collectors and collectible investors alike.

LEGO Ideas Winnie the Pooh Box

LEGO Ideas Disney Winnie the Pooh (21326) - A Great Collectible Investment?

RRP £89.99 / $99.99 USD / $139.99CAD

Released in April 2021 and consisting of 1265 pieces, the LEGO Ideas Disney Winnie the Pooh set stands alone as the only LEGO adaptation of this cherished classic, aside from DUPLO versions versions aimed at a much younger audience.

This exclusive offering, paired with Winnie the Pooh's enduring fame through Disney, literature, television, and film, signals its potential to easily maintain, if not increase, in value.

What sets it apart? The set boasts five beloved characters – Pooh, Tigger, Rabbit, Piglet, and Eeyore – transformed into exclusive LEGO minifigures. You won't find these particular renditions in any other LEGO collections, nor those elusive Disney blind-bag minifigures.

A quick scout on resale platforms like Bricklink.com and eBay reveals these 5 unique minifigures listed for prices of around £75 (approx $91 US). Although these asking prices might seem overly ambitious while the set remains on sale, they hint at a potential floor price once it's permanently retired, without even considering the other 1,250+ included pieces. Given this landscape, it seems this LEGO set is shaping up as a savvy acquisition for collectors and investors alike.

The icing on the cake? This set's retirement is currently slated for the close of 2023, meaning it'll then be pulled from manufacturing forever. While LEGO has occasionally reshuffled product retirement dates, this looming deadline does hint at future rarity, and even if the retirement date was to slide, it's a reasonably priced investment for treasured characters within a sought-after LEGO theme, which should always, at the very least, hold its value.

As a comparative set, the LEGO Ideas Doctor Who set (21304), also the only set in its theme, retailed for £49.99 ($59.99 US) for 11 months (Dec 2015 to Nov 2016) with 4 minifigures (+ 2 Daleks). This set is now valued in excess of £138 ($167 US), which after 7 years of retirement equates to an annual growth of 16.95%, an insane ROI (return on investment).

Interested? You can still purchase your own Disney Winnie the Pooh LEGO Ideas set from eBay (UK here, US here) and Amazon (here). Due to the set's retirement in December 2023, it's no longer available from directly from LEGO.

This set is also featured in our 'The 4 Best Retiring LEGO Sets to Invest in: 2023' article!

Product Details from LEGO.com

Take time out and rekindle joyful childhood memories with this LEGO® Ideas set (21326) featuring Disney’s Winnie the Pooh and a delightful LEGO brick recreation of Pooh Bear’s house under a big oak tree in Hundred Acre Wood. Great to build alone or with family, the house opens at the back for easy access to the authentic details inside, including Pooh’s buildable armchair, Pooh-Coo clock, Poohsticks, honey pot elements and much more. You can also create the effect of bees flying around beehives in the branches of the tree, like in the stories.

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The model comes with Disney’s Winnie the Pooh, Piglet, Tigger and Rabbit minifigures, plus an Eeyore LEGO figure. The friends each have an accessory, including Winnie the Pooh’s buildable red balloon, to recreate classic scenes.

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Part of a collection of premium-quality LEGO building kits for adults, this set makes a charming gift for yourself, a Disney Winnie the Pooh enthusiast, LEGO fan or any hobbyist.

  • Enjoy me-time or quality family time and spark childhood memories with this LEGO® Ideas display set (21326) featuring Disney Winnie the Pooh and Pooh Bear’s house in Hundred Acre Wood.

  • Includes 5 characters: Winnie the Pooh, Piglet, Tigger and Rabbit minifigures, plus an Eeyore LEGO® figure, each with iconic accessories, including Pooh Bear’s buildable red balloon.

  • The house opens at the back for easy access to the authentic accessories inside including a buildable armchair, Pooh-coo clock and elements including a Pooh Bear storybook, honey pots and Poohsticks.

  • Sit Pooh Bear on the log by the buildable fire and, with his balloon, help him ‘float’ up to see the bees ‘buzzing’ around the 2 beehives in the tree.

  • An ideal birthday or holiday gift for LEGO® fans, hobbyists and anyone who loves Winnie the Pooh, this display model measures over 9 in. (24 cm) high, 7 in. (18 cm) wide and 8 in. (22 cm) deep.

  • Perfect for solo building or sharing your childhood passion for LEGO® building and Winnie the Pooh with your family – you’ll want to photograph and share pictures of this charming buildable model.

  • This 1,265-piece set comes with an illustrated booklet featuring details about the set’s fan designer and LEGO® designers, plus step-by-step instructions so even LEGO newcomers can build confidently.

  • This LEGO® Ideas │ Disney set for adults is part of a collection of unique LEGO Ideas models, each created by a fan designer, voted for by thousands of LEGO fans and produced by the LEGO Group.

  • Ever since 1958, LEGO® components have met strict industry standards to ensure that they connect consistently and securely for robust builds.

  • LEGO® bricks and pieces are dropped, heated, crushed, twisted and rigorously analysed to make sure that they meet stringent global safety standards.

Interested? You can still purchase this set from eBay (UK here, US here) and Amazon (here) Due to it's retirement in December 2023, the set is no longer available from directly from LEGO.

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Disclaimer: This article should not be considered as financial advice. Do your own research (that's part of the fun) and make informed decisions.

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