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853967-1

Wooden Minifigure

Wooden Minifigure is LEGO set 853967-1. It has a score of 54. This is bad compared to all other sets. The set is recommended by 0 reviews, based on 2 scored reviews and 8 reviews total. It is ranked in the bottom 2.5% scored sets on Brick Insights. We know this set was released in 2019, and it is categorised in LEGO Originals.

853967-1 Wooden Minifigure

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Recommendations

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A review is considereded a recommendation when its score is above the reviewers median score or if it's explicitly said so in the review. Read more in this article.

Price Per Part (PPP)

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Average PPP for Other in 2019 is 1.59. PPP for this set is 4, which is worse.

All prices are adjusted for inflation, and this set is compared to other sets categorised as Other. Read more about this in our article about price per part comparison.

Price Per Minifig (PPM)

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We do not currently know how the average price per minifig for this set compares to other sets.

All prices are adjusted for inflation, and this set is compared to other sets categorised as Other. Read more about this in our article about price per part comparison.

Review breakdown

Scored reviews

LEGO Recommendation: no 3.36 / 5 → 67 / 100

Brickset Recommendation: no 2 / 5 → 40 / 100

Unscored reviews

The Brothers Brick Recommendation: meh

Bricksfanz Recommendation: meh

Brickset News Recommendation: meh

Brick Fanatics Recommendation: meh

HispaBrick Magazine Recommendation: meh

The Brick Fan Recommendation: meh

Set information

Set ID: 853967-1
Name: Wooden Minifigure
Parts: 30

Retail price (USD):
Original: 119.99
Inflation adjusted: 119.99

Price Per Part (USD):
Original: 4.00
Inflation adjusted: 4

2019 LEGO Originals

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Recommendation: no 3.36 / 5 from 23 reviews

What a great idea and such a perfect gift. I was a bit reluctant to purchase this after reading a few of the negative reviews but I'm so glad I got one. It's really well made and crafted so it's well worth the money in my opinion and I'm sure it will be a big collectible in years gone bye. The extra Lego pieces and booklet you get with it are a bonus too and it comes in a lovely strong storage box. Thanks Lego

This score from LEGO is an aggregate of 23 reviewers. The snippet above represent only one of them.
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Recommendation: no 2 / 5 from 1 review

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The Brothers Brick

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Recommendation: meh by Rod

Overall the figure is an immensely satisfying object. It's a hefty chunk of wood, pleasantly smooth to the touch, but with a noticeable grain. Fiddling about with the figure, the wrist joints offer a similar level of resistance to movement as regular minifigure hands, meaning they should be able to hold items at angles without drooping. Whilst it might have been nice to have more articulation, and some have complained about the mix of wood and plastic, I think the hands are a nice touch — giving a bit of poseability and more options for personalisation, but without simply creating a wooden facsimile of a normal minifigure.

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Bricksfanz

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Recommendation: meh by Adam White

There is no getting around that this is a costly item. It's aimed at high-end collectors, and those who like to show off their LEGO fandom is unique, different ways. For the same money you can get a decent sized LEGO set to build. But this is a impressive collectible and for those who can afford it, a unique piece of LEGO merchandise. I like how it can be used as a canvas to add your own creative flare, I personally won't be jazzing mine up beyond added some LEGO elements. But it will be intersting to see how people us it to make it their own.

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Brickset News

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Recommendation: meh by Huw

Bottom line, if you can afford it, you'll love it. If you can't, it's not for you. Much like any luxury item, really...

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Brick Fanatics

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Recommendation: meh by Graham

Anyone looking to add a slightly upmarket statue to their LEGO area will want to consider 853967 Wooden Minifigure, with confident creative types likely to get the most from the model. Given the instant AFOL-appeal and successful execution of the concept, this one is likely to be popular.

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HispaBrick Magazine

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Recommendation: meh by lluisgib

The figure is reproduced with extreme fidelity to the original one. In fact, it is practically assembled with the same pieces that are molded in plastic, but modeled in wood. We must bear in mind that it is wood, so it may be that the figure is not perfect, but there perhaps lies part of the interest of the article.

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The Brick Fan

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Recommendation: meh by Allen "Tormentalous" Tran

Overall, the LEGO Originals Wooden Minifigure (853967) is a very high quality collectible that won't appeal to everyone especially due to its high price point. For those who are fans of LEGO and its history and can afford it, it may be worth picking up. As far as customizing it, that is totally up to you. For me personally, I won't be doing anything to it and will be leaving it in its original state as I'm not really a fan of altering it.

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