Lego is timeless and so are caravans, so it makes sense that the two should come together. Celebrating its 50th anniversary, the Queensland Caravan Camping & Touring Supershow organisers got together with professional Lego builder, Ben Craig, who’s estimated the caravan will use around 25,000 pieces when it’s finally finished.
Caravanning Queensland CEO Ron Chapman says that once completed, the caravan will hold the world record for the largest caravan constructed from Lego. It’s actually modelled from a 1973 Viscount Royal, which was stripped back to the floor and built from there up with the interlocking toy bricks. Chapman has said the project has cost in excess of $100,000. By comparison, a 1973 Viscount Royal 15 footer would have cost around $2000 brand new.
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