Why Collectors Love LEGO

BBC – Lennox Morrison

When Tony De Marzio was a boy, he loved acting out stories about King Arthur and his sword Excalibur with his King’s Castle Lego set. Thanks to his grandmother — who saved the box, bricks and instructions — Tony, now 38, has the joy of seeing his 5-year-old son, Anthony, play with the very same fort, horses and soldiers.

“I have great memories of my grandfather watching me build… helping me when I needed it,” said De Marzio, a software project manager in Philadelphia. “The set was difficult to build and I liked the accomplishment when I had finished building and could play with it.” Read More