LEGO The Tower of Orthanc set

The Tower of Orthanc

The Tower of Orthanc (10237-1) is a LEGO The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings set that was released in July 2013 and retired in October 2015 with a shelf life of 2 years and 4 months .

This LEGO set has 2,359 pieces and had a RRP of $199.99 (£169.99 / 199.99€) which equates to a price per piece of 0.08c (0.07p / 0.08€) . Since it retired it has grown in value by 276.6% and now has a value of $753.23 based on average sale price over the last 6 months.

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This set contains 5 minifigures with a combined value of $305.29. 2 of the minifigures in this set are exclusive, meaning they don't appear in any other LEGO sets.

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This set contains 1 animals with a combined value of $26.46.

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Value breakdown

The current value of The Tower of Orthanc is $753.23

The 5 minifigures in this set make up 41% of the total set value.

The Grima Wormtongue minfigure is the most valuable minifigure in this set who alone contributes 22% of the sets value .

Set pieces

The The Tower of Orthanc has 2359 pieces and is ranked 148 on the list of biggest LEGO sets ever made.

The most common colour in this set is Black

The most common part in this set is Plate 1 x 2

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Set details

Name: The Tower of Orthanc

Theme: The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings

Sub Theme: The Lord of the Rings

Set number: 10237-1

Status: Retired

Retired for: 8 years, 9 months

Pieces: 2,359

Minifigures: 5

Released: July 2013

Retired: October 2015

Shelf life: 2 years, 4 months

US Flag $199.99
GB Flag £169.99
EU Flag 199.99€
US Flag 0.085c
GB Flag 0.072p
EU Flag 0.085€

Set value

Confidence: High

Current value: $753.23

Increase from RRP: 276.6%

Yearly ROI: 31.6%

Where to buy

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Most expensive:
Grima Wormtongue
Least expensive:
Gandalf the Grey - Hair and Cape
% of set value:


Faded medal
148th biggest LEGO set ever made
Gold medal
1st biggest LEGO The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings set

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