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Missing Barcodes

RikTheVeggieRikTheVeggie Member Posts: 356
Figured I'd start a new thread for barcodes that are missing from current set details, please move or merge with another thread if appropriate. Maybe a "submit updates" link on each set's page would be useful for people to supply information currently missing?

I only have a few so far, when I pull my boxes out of storage I'll go through and add any that are missing.

These are all 12 digit EANs (US)
40080-1: Friends Pencil Holder : 673419196543
850581-1: Friends Brick Calendar : 673419194839
5001621-1: Han Solo (Hoth) : 673419200127


  • JosephJoseph Member Posts: 629
    Good ideas; in case it's helpful to anyone else, I made a couple queries for all sets you own that are missing barcodes.

  • RikTheVeggieRikTheVeggie Member Posts: 356
    Excellent idea @Joseph, that'll stop me having to cross-reference each of my sets and should save quite a bit of time.
  • HuwHuw Administrator Posts: 7,075
    Currently the most efficient way to add barcodes to the database is to scan them on an Android (or possibly iOS) device from If you scan an unrecognised one it will ask you for a set number.
  • RikTheVeggieRikTheVeggie Member Posts: 356
    @Huw - is there a webservice call behind this that I can integrate into the myBrickset app? If you don't want to officially publish & support it you can LMK via PM/email, or ask me to figure it out myself :)
  • HuwHuw Administrator Posts: 7,075
    Not yet but I could add one.
  • RikTheVeggieRikTheVeggie Member Posts: 356
    That'd be great thanks. I've figured out how the mobile site does it atm, but a proper service would be less hacky than relying on an unsupported interface.
  • graphitegraphite Member Posts: 3,275
    I'll pull out my poly collection tonight and scan some. I have most of the first page of the search results. Didn't even go on to see what else. @Huw Will it update the barcode in the database immediately after scanning so that the query will update?
  • HuwHuw Administrator Posts: 7,075
    Yes it should do, IIRC.
  • graphitegraphite Member Posts: 3,275
    I think I reduced the ones missing barcodes by at least 100 poly sets.
  • RikTheVeggieRikTheVeggie Member Posts: 356
    @Huw - updating the barcode puts an entry in the item's history, but it's not showing up when I call "updatedSince" through the webservice. Should it?
  • RikTheVeggieRikTheVeggie Member Posts: 356
    Added some more barcodes today. The following sets already have US barcodes but they differ to the ones I have, so either they're wrong or there's more than one:

    10197 = 673419169127
    10218 = 673419169226
    7595 = 673419143738
    10220 = 673419198547
    10216 = 673419169202
    4432 = 673419163095
  • LegoFanTexasLegoFanTexas Member Posts: 8,404
    The modular buildings have 3 or 4 different barcodes, I've seen a number come through over time, not really sure why.
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