New Tantive IV LEGO Set Coming on May 4th!

This Star Wars Day (May 4th), you’ll be able to celebrate with a brand new, large-scale LEGO set that recreates the iconic Rebel Blockade Runner from the first film. Come inside to check out the first images and learn more!

While many of us are still reeling from the first Episode IX teaser trailer, Star Wars Celebration is just getting started, and LEGO has revealed a brand new set for fans to pick up next month:

Tantive IV | 1768 pieces | US $199.99

Build, play and display a legendary Star Wars starship! This LEGO® Star Wars 75244 interpretation of Tantive IV, seen fleeing from an Imperial Star Destroyer in the opening moments of Star Wars: A New Hope, faithfully recreates all of the Rebel cruiser’s signature details, including an elongated hull, detachable escape pods, elevating gun turrets, cargo hold and 11 massive engines at the back. Remove the hull plating of this fantastic LEGO Star Wars vehicle to reveal a detailed 2-minifigure cockpit, conference area with table, weapon rack and a control console with 2 seats. The radar dish also doubles as a convenient carry handle, which makes it perfect for flying around the room. When the mission is over, this amazing kids’ buildable toy also makes a great centerpiece for any LEGO Star Wars collection. The set also includes 5 minifigures and an R2-D2 droid LEGO figure.

• Includes 5 LEGO® Star Wars minifigures: Bail Organa, Princess Leia, Captain Antilles, C-3PO and a Rebel Fleet Trooper, plus an R2-D2 droid LEGO figure.

• Tantive IV LEGO® Star Wars™ construction toy features a radar that doubles as a carry handle, 2 detachable escape pods with space for a minifigure inside, opening cargo hold and removable cargo box, opening 2minifigure cockpit, rotating and elevating stud-shooting turrets on top and 2 spring-loaded shooters underneath. The top hull detaches to reveal a detailed interior including a conference table, weapon rack and a control console with 2 seats for the minifigures.

• Weapons include a blaster pistol and 3 blasters.

• Also includes a pair of electrobinoculars.

• Captain Antilles minifigure is an updated version from 2009, while Princess Leia’s skirt and Bail Organa are new for April 2019.

• This highly detailed building toy construction set includes over 1,750 pieces.

The set will arrive online and in LEGO stores on May 4th, but VIP members will be able to snag it a day earlier. Will you be picking up the Tantive IV set next month?

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