Why the sky-high price tag?
How much does it cost to make a LEGO?
2 cents + 3.3 Cents = ~5 cents per brick! It might even be a little cheaper assuming they produce in China. There is no official production cost information that I’m aware of. There’s cost related to research, set design, mold making, the actual plastic pellets, packaging, shipping, marketing.
How much does it cost to build a LEGO brick?
Size of LEGO Sets
The price of LEGOS has decreased since 40 years ago. In 1985 a LEGO brick cost about 40 cents per brick; today, it averages 10-12 cents per brick. LEGO sets were also smaller; the content averaged between 500 and 800 pieces in the 1980s compared to the gigantic sets available today.
Why are Legos so expensive 2020?
Lego’s are so expensive because their quality, durability, flexibility, support, marketing, and network is unmatched. Further, the number of specialized pieces included in their sets has grown substantially over the years along with the availability of licensed products.
How much does it cost to produce a toy?
For plush toys this is most often about $400 for an average size design up to about 12 inches, and a bit more for larger plush. Prototypes for plastic, vinyl, or resin figures typically cost $500 or more.
What is the most expensive LEGO piece?
Set 926-1, ‘The Space Command Centre’ is the most valuable LEGO set, currently valued at $10,141.