Regardless, Lego’s humanoid minifigures are one of the most iconic toys worldwide, but they have a strange design feature: a hole on the top of their heads. … As Lego told Gizmodo in a Q&A: We added this hole on the top of the head just in case any kids got one of the heads stuck on their throat.
What is the diameter of a LEGO head?
LEGO® storage heads are also available in assorted sizes and with various facial expressions. Have fun decorating any room or office with colorful, larger-than-life LEGO® furniture. Measures over 4″ (11cm) high and 3″ (10cm) in diameter.
Why is LEGO man yellow?
When we invented minifigures almost 40 years ago, we chose yellow because it’s a neutral “skin colour” – nobody in real life has bright yellow skin, so LEGO® minifigures don’t represent a specific race or ethnic background and nobody is left out.
Why are Lego minifigures so expensive?
LEGO collaborates with highly popular brands like Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Winnie the Pooh, Toy Story, Harry Potter, and Marvel, which means high licensing fees. Although licensing fees may form part of the cost the end consumer pays for their LEGO set, most costs come from the number of pieces in a set.
Do Lego people have names?
And it’s the starting point for a unique quirk of language: Lego nomenclature. Every family, it seems, has its own set of words for describing particular Lego pieces. No one uses the official names.
What is the rarest LEGO figure ever?
A gold reproduction of bounty hunter Boba Fett, from the original Star Wars trilogy, is the most expensive LEGO Minifigure ever made. Only two of these were produced by LEGO, in 2010.