10230 Mini Modulars

Should I be excited about this?  Strangely I am not… the minis just don’t measure up to their ‘big bros’ IMO.  But let’s not underestimate the marketing powers of Jamie Berard… after viewing the video I’ve turned around abit and definitely want one.

And what is this nonsense about being available to VIP members??  Over in Asia we have no such programme (yep, we are a neglected bunch) so I hope that means the usual sales via LEGO exclusive stores.

10230 Mini Modulars - front measure

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10230 Mini Modulars

Ages 12+. 1,356 pieces.

US $79.99 CA $99.99 DE 69.99 € UK 59.99 £ DK 649.00 DKK AU $119.99

Available only to our LEGO® VIP Program Members, this exclusive mini modulars set is an authentic miniature representation of the first 5 buildings in the Modular Building series: Café Corner, Market Street, Green Grocer, Fire Brigade and Grand Emporium. Featuring highly detailed design, each building can be displayed as a stand alone piece or connected to the others buildings in the set. The mini Café Corner includes details like a fan above the doorway and printed hotel signage, while the mini Market Street includes transparent bricks and a unique brick construction. The quaint mini Green Grocer also features transparent bricks and a fire escape at the rear, while the mini Fire Brigade includes a brick bell and white arch wall elements. Finally, the mini Grand Emporium has a rooftop sign, skylight and window washing platform. With fantastic detailing and a huge variety of elements in a range of rich colors, this exclusive mini modulars set is the perfect addition to every VIP Member’s collection.

• Exclusively available to LEGO® VIP Members!
• Authentic miniature representation of first 5 Modular Buildings: Café Corner, Market Street, Green Grocer, Fire Brigade and Grand Emporium!
• Each building can be displayed individually or connected to the other buildings in the set!
• All buildings feature fantastic detailing and a wide variety of elements and colors!
• Completed model measures over 5″ (14.5 cm) tall, 12″ (32 cm) long and 2.5″ (6.5 cm) wide!
• Each individual building measures 2.5″ (6.5 cm) long and 2.5″ (6.5 cm) wide!

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8 Responses to 10230 Mini Modulars

  1. Jonathan Lum says:

    Why do i have a feeling that somehow Lego going to re-release the older sets again ? Whatever it is, I am definitely getting a few of those and have already started poisoning my friends & they are SOLD !!! hahahahahahahahaha … (evil grin) …..

  2. Brick Will says:

    you might be right hehe, usually I am not a fan myself of this modular series, but this small building set is quite tempting…..

  3. walsh klien says:

    I definitely would want one of this! Any idea when they are releasing it? Maybe can get through some folks on bricklink

  4. amodularlife says:

    @Brick Will: You are not a fan of the modulars?? How can you not be? On the other hand if you get started on the minis… there is hope yet! 😀

    I’m really getting them for the kick of putting them with the ‘big bros’. Otherwise the build/looks are not very exciting to me. I’ll rather get a real modular set to play with.

    @walsh klien: Supposed to be a 2012 exclusive.

    • walsh klien says:

      great something to look forward to in 2012… but I’m thinking I may see whether there’s PDF instructions online and perhaps get parts from Bricklink not sure if it would be cheaper =)

  5. Nicholas Yap says:

    Well, am not too excited about this miniset as well… It’s a cute set, but to be honest the build seems a little sloppy (e.g the Lego skeleton legs used as the hotel decor sticks out too much…), a little gimmicky and only is relevant to people who are fans of the modular series.

    To be honest, am not really a fan of the modulars too. I do own Green Grocer and am eyeing on Pet Shop, but apart from those two buildings, nothing else seems to catch my eye as an exciting build.

    And yeah, let’s hope Lego doesn’t get into the habit of releasing things for VIP members.

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