LEGO Expedition Balloon set

Expedition Balloon

The Expedition Balloon (5956-1) is a LEGO Adventurers set that was released in January 1999 and retired in December 1999 with a shelf life of 1 year .

This LEGO set has 175 pieces and had a RRP of $19.99 (£- / -€) which equates to a price per piece of 0.11c (0.00p / 0.00€) . Since it retired it has grown in value by 1,818.2% and now has a value of $383.44 based on average sale price over the last 6 months.

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This set contains 4 minifigures with a combined value of $29.17. None of the minifigures in this set are exclusive, meaning they all appear in other LEGO sets.

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This set contains 1 animals with a combined value of $0.15.

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Value breakdown

The current value of Expedition Balloon is $383.44

The 4 minifigures in this set make up 8% of the total set value.

The Max Villano with Backpack minfigure is the most valuable minifigure in this set who alone contributes 3% of the sets value .

Set pieces

The Expedition Balloon has 175 pieces and is ranked 4967 on the list of biggest LEGO sets ever made.

The most common colour in this set is Light Gray

The most common part in this set is Technic, Pin without Friction Ridges

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Set details

Name: Expedition Balloon

Theme: Adventurers

Sub Theme: Jungle

Set number: 5956-1

Status: Retired

Retired for: 24 years, 5 months

Pieces: 175

Minifigures: 4

Released: January 1999

Retired: December 1999

Shelf life: 1 year,

US Flag $19.99
GB Flag £-
EU Flag -€
US Flag 0.114c
GB Flag -
EU Flag -

Set value

Confidence: Low

Current value: $383.44

Increase from RRP: 1,818.2%

Yearly ROI: 74.5%

Where to buy

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Most expensive:
Max Villano with Backpack
Least expensive:
Johnny Thunder (Desert)
% of set value:


Faded medal
4967th biggest LEGO set ever made
Bronze medal
3rd biggest LEGO Adventurers set
Faded medal
531st most valuable LEGO set
Bronze medal
3rd most valuable LEGO Adventurers set

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