Man Selling Lego Collection to 'Save His Marriage'

Swede says wife can't stand it
By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted May 10, 2014 5:00 PM CDT
Husband's Lego for Sale to 'Save His Marriage'
One LEGO collection.   (AP Photo/The Herald-Palladium, Don Campbell)

A Swedish man is offering his entire, 700-pound Lego collection—including advanced items like a remote-controlled excavator—for sale because his wife finally put her foot down, the Local reports. "The old bag" told him to ditch the set, he writes in an online ad. "You can make a difference! Save my marriage." He's offering the collection whole, including an extra 100 pounds of tires and wheels and a nearly complete space-range collection.

So far he has refused media requests for an interview, but other Lego enthusiasts are getting press these days—including New Jersey students' 60,000-block reconstruction of Vatican City, the Star-Ledger reports, and creators of the Simpsons, who last week aired an entire episode in "a land of Lego," reports Entertainment Weekly. (More Lego stories.)

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