Lego's Four-Foot Super Star Destroyer Executor Will Be Longest Official Set Ever Sold

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On September 1, Lego will begin selling Darth Vader's Super Star Destroyer, the Executor. At 50 inches and eight pounds, it will be the longest set Lego has ever sold.

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With the set you'll get Darth Vader and some of those memorable bounty hunters from the original trilogy.

"Just" $400 and this mega-model is yours on September 1. [CNET]

DISCUSSION

Why are Lego bricks so expensive? Any other similarly sized plastic toy is cheap by comparison (or at least that's my recollection). Is it because of the precision used to make the bricks or simply what the market will bear?