LEGO sets are bona fide collectors items, with many sets fetching thousands on the re-sale market. Below you can find the current most valuable LEGO sets on the market today and this includes both retail sets and special collector sets such as one given to LEGO Insider Tour Participant and Comic-Con attendees.
Theme / Subtheme Marvel Super Heroes / Comic-Con
Year 2013
Pieces / Minifigs 3 / 1
Availability Retired
Spider-Man was released as part of the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con and given to attendees who won the daily raffle.
LEGO San Diego Comic-Con 2013 Spider-Man
promotional
Value $14,494.53
Annual growth 21.8%
Theme / Subtheme Town / Promotional
Year 1985
Pieces / Minifigs 59 / 1
Availability Retired
This was a promotional set together with UNICEF and available via LEGO Club in Canada.
106 LEGO UNICEF Van
promotional
Value $10,539.31
Annual growth 18.7%
Theme / Subtheme Castle / Classic
Year 1978
Pieces / Minifigs 767 / 14
Availability Retired
This version was only released in European, the UK, Australia and Canada. It was also known as "Yellow Castle".
375-2 LEGO Castle
Retail $49.99
Value $9,847.86
Growth 19599.7%
Annual growth 12.5%
Year 2009
Availability Retired
This set was given to attendees of the 2009 LEGO Inside Tour. Only 32 hand-numbered copies of this custom model of LEGO founder Ole Kirk Kristiansen's house were created. This set should not be confused with the similar set 4000007.
Ole Kirk's House
Value $9,444.62
Annual growth 34.3%
Year 2015
Pieces 714
Availability Retired
This exclusive set was given to attendees of the 2015 LEGO Inside Tour.
4000020 H.C. Andersen's Clumsy Hans
Value $9,146.66
Annual growth 30.3%
Theme / Subtheme Star Wars / Episode V
Year 2003
Pieces / Minifigs 698 / 7
Availability Retired
It is based on the film Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back.
10123 LEGO Star Wars Cloud City
Retail $99.99
Value $8,804.82
Growth 8705.7%
Annual growth 18.1%
Year 2012
Pieces / Minifigs 7 / 2
Availability Retired
This set was available at the New York Toy Fair in 2012.
LEGO Exclusive Minifigure Iron Man & Captain America 2012 Collectors Preview
promotional
Value $8,082.55
Annual growth 35.4%
Year 2010
Availability Retired
4000000 "Cars" was an exclusive set was given to attendees of the LEGO Inside Tour in 2010. Only 33 sets were given away making it a very rare set.
4000000 Cars
Value $7,826.01
Annual growth 31.3%
Theme / Subtheme Marvel Super Heroes / Comic-Con
Year 2013
Pieces / Minifigs 4 / 1
Availability Retired
Spider-Woman was released as part of the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con.
LEGO San Diego Comic-Con 2013 Spider-Woman Minifigure
promotional
Value $7,246.43
Annual growth 18.4%
Year 2011
Pieces 795
Availability Retired
This set was given to attendees of the LEGO Inside Tour during May 2011. Only 68 copies of this set were made.
4000001 Moulding Machines
Value $6,733.33
Annual growth 36.3%
Theme / Subtheme Star Wars / Miscellaneous
Year 2011
Pieces 140
Availability Retired
Distributed in the 2011 NY International Toy Fair Collector's party.
LEGO Star Wars Miniland Figures
promotional
Value $6,693.93
Annual growth 18.5%
Theme / Subtheme Minifigure Series / Series 10
Year 2013
Pieces / Minifigs 8 / 1
Availability Retired
Only 5,000 Mr. Gold minifigs were produced for the Series 10 Minifigures collection.
LEGO Minifigure Series 10 Mr. Gold
Retail $2.99
Value $6,512.15
Growth 217697.7%
Annual growth 6.8%
Theme / Subtheme The Hobbit / Comic-Con
Year 2013
Minifigs 1
Availability Retired
The Azog minifigure was released in December 2013 in a giveaway at the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con and were given away to random visitors.
LEGO The Hobbit San Diego Comic-Con 2013 Azog Minifigure
promotional
Value $6,384.91
Annual growth 21.9%
Theme / Subtheme Exclusive / LEGO Internal
Year 2011
Pieces 174
Availability Retired
This LOM (LEGO Operations Mexico) 2011 Moulding set depicts LEGO's second molding plant in Mexico which was constructed in 2011, and is an insider exclusive set.
4000002 LOM 2011 Moulding
Value $5,998.00
Annual growth 23.6%
Theme Exclusive
Year 2008
Minifigs 2
Availability Retired
This was an exclusive promotional set given out to guests 2008 New York Toy Fair at the collectors party. It was limited to 100 sets.
LEGO Han Solo Indiana Jones Transformation  Chamber
promotional
Value $5,957.69
Annual growth 5.2%
Theme / Subtheme Trains / 4.5V / 12V
Year 1980
Pieces / Minifigs 263 / 2
Availability Retired
It was included in the LEGO catalogs from 1980 until 1982. The train is equipped with lights at the front of the engine and at the end of the tender. It is the only set to have red train wheels.
7750 LEGO Trains Steam Engine with Tender
Retail $75.00
Value $5,956.97
Growth 7842.6%
Annual growth 10.7%
Year 2005
Availability Retired
This exclusive set was given to attendees of the LEGO Inside Tour.
LECA Automobile
Value $5,900.63
Annual growth 26.8%
Theme / Subtheme Star Wars / Promotional
Year 2005
Availability Retired
The minifg set of Luminara Unduli was released in February 2005 at the Toy Fair as part of the Star Wars Episode III Revenge of the Sith line.
LEGO Star Wars Toy Fair 2005 Luminara Unduli
promotional
Value $5,885.11
Annual growth 21.2%
Year 2011
Pieces / Minifigs 6 / 1
Availability Retired
This exclusive set was available for limited purchase to attendees of the New York Comic-Con that won the daily raffle.
LEGO NY Comic-Con 2011 Superman
promotional
Value $5,861.85
Annual growth 18.2%
Theme / Subtheme Castle / Classic
Year 1981
Pieces / Minifigs 767 / 14
Availability Retired
This version of the set was only released in the US and is the same as set 375.
6075-2 LEGO Castle
Retail $48.00
Value $5,789.49
Growth 11961.4%
Annual growth 12.1%