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40254-1

Nutcracker

Nutcracker is LEGO set 40254-1. It has a score of 92. This is good compared to all other sets. The set is recommended by 2 reviews, based on 4 scored reviews and 7 reviews total. It is ranked in the top 9.51% scored sets on Brick Insights. We know this set was released in 2017, and it is categorised in Seasonal.

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40254-1 Nutcracker

Review breakdown

Scored reviews

Brickset 5 / 5 → 100 / 100

LEGO 5 / 5 → 100 / 100

amazon.com 4.3 / 5 → 86 / 100

The Brick Fan 4 / 5 → 80 / 100

Unscored reviews

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Compared to other 2017 sets

Rating

Average score for 2017 is 84.19. This set has 92, which is better.

Set information

Set ID: 40254-1
Name: Nutcracker
Parts: 230

2017 Seasonal

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Brickset

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Recommendation: yes good 5 / 5 from 1 review

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LEGO

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Recommendation: yes average 5 / 5 from 7 reviews

I got this free with the purchase of the winter village and it was a great little extra item. It didn't take very long to put together and immediately went on my mantle for display. It's a fun little piece that will probably be pulled out at Christmas for years to come.

This score from LEGO is an aggregate of 7 reviewers. The snippet above represent only one of them.
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amazon.com

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Recommendation: meh average 4.3 / 5 from 48 reviews

Although just a promo, it's exclusive from LEGO during 2017 holiday season and really quite special. It's a gorgeous decoration that really looks good rendered in LEGO and it feels like a quality gift. It'll be expensive to buy since you can't really purchase them directly making them pretty rare. Great set, though. Goes very well with the other recent seasonal LEGO mini-human-like figure builds.

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The Brick Fan

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Recommendation: no average 4 / 5 by Allen "Tormentalous" Tran

In my opinion, the limited edition LEGO Seasonal Nutcracker (40254) is a great little set that looks faithful to their wooden counterparts. The completed build is actually bigger than I expected and makes a nice item for the mantle. Like with the modern nutcrackers, this LEGO version also can not crack nuts and there's even a warning on the box stating it. There's still a few more weeks until you can get your copy of the set during Black Friday or a week earlier for VIPs.

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Brickset News

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by MeganL

It's a engaging little build. I love the colour scheme and the generous use of warm gold for accenting on the torso, as well as the nutcracker's expressive face. The use of the jumper plates to create offset connections between the main portion of the build is very effective in creating a realistic model.

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The Brothers Brick

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by Andrew

It's quite a fun build, with lots of studs-out details and odd-width sections attached via half-stud-offset connections. As a display model, I expect to see this lovely figure on many a LEGO fan's mantel for years to come.

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