If you are looking to purchase the Ultimate Collector Series (UCS) X-wing Starfighter for collection or investment purposes, you’re probably asking yourself this question: Is LEGO 10240 retiring soon? You may not want to delay your purchase much longer because there are several signs that retirement is coming soon for this famous Star Wars set. This set is the second UCS model of Star Wars’ iconic X-wing, and was released in May 2013. Included are 1559 pieces, an R2-D2 minifigure, and the requisite UCS info plaque outlining the specifications of the ship. Ultimate Collector models are known for their outstanding detail and this one is no exception. The X-wing stands alongside the Millenium Falcon as one of the most iconic Star Wars vehicles and as such, 10240 will be a popular choice for both collectors and investors for many years to come.