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  • LEGO Star Wars X-wing Starfighter

    Thousands gather in New York City's Times Square on May 23, 2013 to watch the unveiling of the world's largest LEGO Model, a 1:1 replica of the LEGO Star Wars X-wing Starfighter that took 32 model builders, 5.3 million LEGO bricks and over 17,000 hours to complete. The original toy with retracting wings is made of 560 bricks and costs $59.99.
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  • LEGO Star Wars X-wing Starfighter

    LEGO Master Builder Erik Varszegi and an Imperial Stormtrooper inspect the thrusters of the largest LEGO model ever built, which weighs 45,979.61 lbs., upon its reveal in New York City's Times Square. The X-Wing Starfighter is on display in New York through May 25, 2013.
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  • LEGO Star Wars X-wing Starfighter

    This LEGO Star Wars X-wing Starfighter model is the world's largest LEGO model built at 40 feet x 40 feet x 13 feet high, which is 42 times the size of the original toy LEGO set.
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  • Star Wars X Wing Model

    The X-Fighter arrived by ship to a hangar in Islip, N.Y. from the Lego Model Shop in Kladno, Czech Republic, according to Gizmodo.
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  • LEGO Star Wars X-wing Starfighter

    Some visitors are able to sit inside the model. After three days in New York, the X-Fighter stays in the West Coast until the end of 2013.
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