LEGO Steamboat Willie 21317

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Get ready to set sail with LEGO Ideas 21317 Steamboat Willie! Celebrating the 90th anniversary of the iconic cartoon, this monochrome marvel features a black-and-white color scheme, hidden wheels, and moving steam pipes. With Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse minifigures adorned in special silver-colored decoration, along with their trusty parrot companion, this collectible set is perfect for recreating scenes from the original ‘Steamboat Willie’ or proudly displaying as a nod to animation history.

Apr 2019
Dec 2020

Take a Nostalgic Journey with LEGO® Ideas 21317 Steamboat Willie Set

Brimming with nostalgia, the LEGO® Ideas 21317 Steamboat Willie set takes Disney enthusiasts back to the heart of where it all began. This incredibly detailed and beautifully realized set commemorates the debut of the world’s most famous mouse character, reflecting the same charm and wit in a tangible LEGO form that fans have cherished on screen for over nine decades.

Tracing Back Mickey Mouse’s Illustrious Journey

Immerse yourself in a momentous piece of Disney history with this building toy, which celebrates Mickey Mouse’s inaugural appearance in the iconic 1928 black-and-white animated short, ‘Steamboat Willie’, notable for being Disney’s first animation synchronized to music. The Steamboat Willie set offers an engaging build experience that both younger fans and adult collectors will love, expertly encapsulating the unique appeal of the original animation in its finely crafted design.

Exquisite Details Bringing a Classic to Life

A step-by-step build of this set reveals a surfeit of meticulous design details. From moving steam pipes to rotating paddle wheels, every feature ignites a sense of nostalgic delight in true-to-source detail. Beyond its functionality, it appreciates the aesthetics of the era with its stunning black-and-white color scheme. Amongst intricate details such as life buoy, ship’s wheel and buildable bell, you’ll find vintage elements like the ‘S.S. Willie’ boat name sign and ‘1928’ year sign which help create an immersive and authentic building experience.

Interactive Features for Animated Fun

Designed with playability in mind apart from its undeniable collector’s value, this Steamboat Willie set features elements to stretch your imaginative play. Pushing this model along triggers action – steam pipes move up and down rhythmically while the paddle wheels spin. Offering more interactive fun is an adjustable crane that can be tasked with lifting the ‘potato bin’cargo aboard.

Special Edition Minifigures and Other Extras

Crowning this already outstanding set are two special edition minifigures: Mickey Mouse and his beloved Minnie Mouse. Each minifigure is adorned with exclusive silver-colored decoration introduced in April 2019 to enrich their appeal. Complementing this duo is a delightful parrot figure that further adds to the charm of this set.

Living up to LEGO® Ideas Legacy

This exemplary model continues LEGO® Ideas’ tradition of bringing fan-created concepts into reality. Alongside your build instructions, you’ll also discover booklet filled with exciting anecdotes about the historic Steamboat Willie film and insightful information about its fan creator and LEGO designers who transformed this idea into an inspiring model.

In summary, whether you plan to recreate scenes from the old-school Mickey Mouse cartoon or proudly display this striking monochrome model, LEGO® Ideas 21317 Steamboat Willie is sure to be a favorite amongst your collection.

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Product Specs
Product Specs
Product Name: Steamboat Willie
Pieces 751
RRP £79.99 / $89.99 / 87.72€
Release Year 2019
Theme Ideas
Instructions Lego Steamboat Willie Instructions