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Star Wars LEGO 10179 Millennium Falcon information and price guide

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The LEGO Star Wars 10179 Ultimate Collector’s Millennium Falcon is a true masterpiece and a flagship model in LEGO’s Star Wars collection. Launched in 2007, this set captured the imagination of both LEGO and Star Wars enthusiasts around the world, setting a new standard for what could be achieved with LEGO bricks. We feature in-depth look at what makes this iconic set so special along with a price guide of sold sets.

LEGO Star Wars 10179 Ultimate Collector's Millennium Falcon
LEGO Star Wars 10179 Ultimate Collector’s Millennium Falcon. Mint sealed copies sell for around £1,800-£2,200 / $2,500-$3,000

Historical Context and Significance

At the time of its release, the 10179 Ultimate Collector’s Millennium Falcon was the largest LEGO set ever created, boasting an impressive 5,195 pieces. It was not just its size that made it remarkable, but the meticulous attention to detail that LEGO designers had invested into replicating the famous starship from the Star Wars saga. This set was a part of the Ultimate Collector’s Series (UCS), a line that catered to adult fans with a focus on display-worthy models rather than play features. It was priced at $499.99 USD, and was retired from production in 2010.

Lego Star Wars Millennium Falcon set number 10179. Within Mint sealed box, also inside original Lego shipping carton
Lego Star Wars Millennium Falcon set number 10179. Within Mint sealed box, also inside original Lego shipping carton. Sold for £1,300 at Vectis Auctions, August 2023.

Design and Features

The design of the Millennium Falcon is a marvel of LEGO engineering. The set features intricate detailing that closely mirrors the appearance of the original ship as seen in the Star Wars films, including its distinctive circular hull, sensor dish, quad laser cannons, and detailed cockpit. The interior of the ship is just as impressive, with a boarding ramp, smuggling compartments, and a cockpit that seats up to four minifigures.

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One of the most notable aspects of the 10179 set is its scale. The model measures over 33 inches long, 22 inches wide, and 8 inches tall, making it a massive display piece that demands attention. The scale allowed for an unprecedented level of detail, making it a must-have for collectors and enthusiasts.

LEGO 10179 Millennium Falcon Minifigures and Accessories

Despite its focus on being a display model, the 10179 Millennium Falcon came with five minifigures: Han Solo, Chewbacca, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Luke Skywalker, and Princess Leia. These figures added a touch of character to the set and allowed fans to recreate scenes from the movies.

Lego an original Lego Star Wars set N. 10179 UCS Ultimate Collector Series Millennium Falco. The set rebagge, with all minifigure, instructions and original box
Lego – an original Lego Star Wars set No. 10179 UCS Ultimate Collector Series Millennium Falcon. The set rebagged, with all minifigures, instructions and original box. Sold for £800 at Auctioneum – Bath & East Bristol Auctions, December 2023.

Legacy and Collectibility

The Ultimate Collector’s Millennium Falcon set 10179 has become a legend in its own right. Upon its release, it was hailed as a masterpiece of LEGO design, and over the years, its value has skyrocketed among collectors. It was eventually succeeded by a new version in 2017, the 75192 UCS Millennium Falcon, which took the title of the largest LEGO set ever released at that time. However, the original 10179 holds a special place in the hearts of LEGO fans for its pioneering role in pushing the boundaries of what could be achieved with LEGO bricks.

LEGO 10179 Millennium Falcon Price Guide

From the examples given the set in mint sealed condition consistently sells for £1,800-£2,200 / $2,500-$3,000
Complete but open sets sell for £600-£1,200 / $800-$1,200
Prices vary greatly for sets with damaged or poor boxes.
Collectors seem to like having mint examples, which will probably never get made.

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