77015 Lego Indiana Jones Temple of the Golden Idol
Lego Indiana Jones 77015 Lego Lego Set

77015 LEGO Indiana Jones Temple of the Golden Idol. Are you ready for a blast from the past? Recreate the famous opening scene from Raiders of the Lost Ark with the LEGO Temple of the Golden Idol (77015) set, inspired by Indiana Jones™.

Indiana Jones, the iconic adventurer, swings into action with his trusty whip and fedora hat. Created by filmmaker George Lucas and played by Harrison Ford, Indiana Jones, also known as Dr. Henry Walton Jones Jr., has become a pop culture icon and one of the most recognizable movie characters of all time. As a professor of archaeology, he embarks on thrilling adventures around the globe in search of rare and valuable artifacts, often facing obstacles and dangerous adversaries along the way. His fearless spirit and quick wit have made him a favourite among audiences of all ages. Indiana Jones has since spawned several film sequels, merchandise lines, and even a Disney theme park ride. His cultural impact is undeniable, and his legacy continues to inspire adventure seekers and movie fans around the world.

Set Details

LEGO® Indiana Jones™ set 77015: Temple of the Golden Idol is a fun and challenging building experience. With this being the jewel in the crown of the 2023 LEGO Indiana Jones theme, it’s sure to strike a chord of nostalgia among adults! It comes in a premium black box with its instruction manual complete with iconic Raiders of the Lost Ark movie poster adorning the front, making it such an attractive addition to your collection. The 2023 version of the Temple of the Golden Idol is a revitalized version of the 2008 Temple Escape, incorporating LEGO’s “diorama” format and state of the art play features that give it a unique and dynamic edge. Not only will you have a blast building and showcasing this intricately designed set, but you will also get to relive the iconic movie moment. This Indiana Jones LEGO set is packed with features, including 4 minifigures – Indiana Jones, Satipo, Belloq, and a Hovitos Warrior – and interactive elements. You can turn the plinth’s 4 knobs to lower and illuminate the idol, knock down a wall, swing Indiana Jones across a cavern, lower a trapdoor, and watch him escape from a gigantic boulder!

Is this set destined to be lost for ever, or displayed as an iconic museum piece of treasure? Read on to find out our investment advice.

Model Name Temple of the Golden Idol
Model Number 77015
Theme Indiana Jones
Sub Themes Raiders of the Lost Ark
Pieces 1545
Minifigures 4
Launch Date April 2023
Current Status Exclusive to Lego.com
Date Retired N/A
RRP £130

Investment Potential

With a 5th and final Indiana Jones film being released later this year we have taken a look at some of the newly launched sets from the film franchise. We have focussed on the LEGO Indiana Jones Temple of the Golden Idol from the opening scene of Raiders of the Lost Ark.

Will this set be a good investment? With 20% off at Amazon at the moment, let’s take a look!

Launch RRP £130
Price Per Piece £0.08
Launch Price per piece £0.08
5th Year Value £184
Percentage Increase 42%
Expected Annual Growth 15%
Theme Growth 16%
Sub Theme Growth 19%

Theme Analysis

We have taken a look at the sets in the theme and sub theme that were released in 2008 and how they have performed in over a decade since being retired and the performance is nothing short of excellent.

The 16 sets in the whole LEGO Indiana Jones theme would’ve cost you a fraction over £500, today these LEGO Indiana Jones sets would be worth close to 7 times that amount at just under £3,500 at an annualised growth of 16%. Every single set in the theme is worth t least 4 times its RRP!

We have looked at some of the sets with our picks being LEGO Indiana Jones Temple of Doom (7199) which would’ve cost £75 but is now valued at £426 and LEGO Indiana Jones Venice Canal Chase (7197) which cost £30 and is now valued at £147.

Set Number Set Name Retired Date RRP Current Value Total Growth Annualised Growth
7199 The Temple of Doom December 2010 £75 £426 468% 15%
7627 Temple of the Crystal Skull December 2009 £74 £331 347% 12%
7197 Venice Canal Chase July 2010 £30 £147 390% 13%
7628 Peril in Peru December 2009 £41 £186 353% 12%

Comparable Set Analysis

We drilled down further into the LEGO Indiana Jones Raiders of the Ark sub-theme and the performance is even stronger. The 5 retired sets are worth almost 10 times what you would have paid for them delivering an annualised return of 19%.

The standout sets are LEGO Indiana Jones Temple Escape (7623) and LEGO Indiana Jones the Lost Tomb (7621) both of which are now worth over 10 times the price you would’ve paid for them and delivering annualised growth of 20%!

Set Number Set Name Retired Date RRP Current Value Total Growth Annualised Growth
7683 Fight on the Flying Wing December 2009 £41 £267 550% 15%
7623 Temple Escape December 2009 £47 £613 1205% 21%
7621 The Lost Tomb July 2009 £18 £206 1071% 19%
7622 Race for the Stolen Treasure July 2009 £26 £185 599% 15%

Conclusion

A trip down memory lane to Raiders of the Lost Ark for Indiana Jones fans ahead of the release of the final film in the series, and we are happy to recommend this as an investment, if it performs anywhere close to the previous sets within the sub-theme it will certainly turn out to be a very valuable treasure in future.

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