LEGO Ideas (formerly known as Lego Cuusoo) 21310 Old Fishing Store is a beautiful set, and it gained the required 10,000 votes for approval in just six weeks! So will LEGO retire 21310 Old Fishing Store this year?
The Old Fishing Store features a shop packed with fishing-themed elements. This set includes a connected watchtower with a 360-degree viewing balcony and office on the lower level. It has two removable roofs, an opening back wall in the shop for easy access. It also includes four minifigures: a captain, a fisherman, a fisherwoman, and a child, plus a cat and three seagull figures. This set contains 2049 pieces and measures over 12” high × 9” wide × 9” deep.
Will LEGO Retires 21310 Old Fishing Store This Year?
Using the history of similar products in the LEGO Ideas series, they usually have about a one-year lifespan. 20306 Beatles Yellow Submarine was introduced in November 2016 and retired on December 2017. Also, in 2016, there were mass retirements of five sets (21108 Ghostbusters Ecto, 21302 Big Band Theory, 21303 Wall E, 21304 Doctor Who, 21305 Maze Building) and they all only had a one-year lifespan. The 21301 Bird set, which retired at the year-end of 2015.
Currently, the online store has marked the Old Fishing Store’s status as “Backorder”. In other words, looks like this is a scenario that some LEGO enthusiasts call “the dance”. The dance means a set will go out of stock and becomes available again multiple times. Eventually, it will go out of stock one last time before it retires. Since LEGO had released 21310 Old Fishing Store in September 2017, therefore this’s a possibility that it retires by the end of 2018 or the beginning of 2019.