LEGO Star Wars 7749: Echo Base Set


LEGO Star Wars 7749: Echo Base Set

Lego Star Wars Echo Base The Lego Star Wars: Echo Base Set 7746, released in 2009 to celebrate the tenth anniversary of Lego Star Wars, makes for a wonderful addition to the Lego Star Wars series. This classic set is truly a collector’s item, for both Star Wars fans and Lego fans alike. Based upon Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, is quite a unique set, in that it includes the first-ever Lego Tauntaun.

Included with the Echo Base Set are: five mini figures and of course the Tauntaun. The mini figures included this anniversary set are: Han Solo wearing Hoth winter gear, two Hoth rebel soldiers wearing backpacks, goggles and white pants, and two snow troopers wearing helmets and backpacks. Four weapons are also included: three small guns and one larger gun. The gray Tauntaun has horns and arms, which are removable. There is also reins and a saddle for Han Solo to jump on the Tauntaun. The turret that is three and a half inches tall, and the trenches are approximately four and half inches long, which are perfect for the Rebel Alliance troopers to take cover and fight back against the snow troopers. The flick-fire missiles on the turret are ready to be fired at the enemy. Also, part of this anniversary set, is an anti-infantry laser battery with an opening turret door. There is a total of 155 pieces, which vary in size and colour. The recommended age range for this product is between the ages of seven and twelve.

The manufacturer’s suggested retail price is £21.99. Since this set will only be produced in 2009, collector’s of Star Wars memorabilia and of Lego sets may want to purchase this now, due to the fact that the price will increase once production halts. Because this set includes five mini figures, it adds to its rarity and appeal to collectors.


October 13, 2009
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