I guess I should have seen this coming, but due to an issue with the production of the helmet, the release of the legacy set is being pushed back so that they'll ship around January 2nd. They've sent out e-mails to the people who have pre-ordered, and this is part of what the e-mail says:
You all have already seen the box art for the mega sets, and Shout! Factory has a picture of them at their site, but this is a direct link that shows them all:
Dear Shout! Factory Customer,
We have just learned of a production delay in the manufacture of the helmet for the Power Rangers Legacy Collection. Due to this unexpected delay, we now have a targeted ship date of January 2, 2014.
We are deeply sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. Since we want you to have something before the holiday season, we will be sending you a set of four high-quality 12”x18” lithographs featuring J.C. Alcantara’s original illustrations used on the four multi-season Power Rangers box sets (pictured below), limited to 1,000 sets. We will send these to you the week of December 16, and require no further payment or action from you. We sincerely hope that these collectible items, available nowhere else, will tide you over until your Legacy Collection set arrives.
I wouldn't mind if they sent us artwork cards of the covers of the season sets either. Then again, those could probably be in the legacy set's booklet. A full page of the artwork that would divide the episode and character information by seasons.
I'd like to think that they could get the issue resolved sooner so that they don't have to wait until January 2nd to ship them out. There was a similar case where TimeLife pushed back the shipment date of the MMPR set and seasons 4-7 season set a week, but then were able to ship them out before the date to which they pushed the release back.
The artist formerly known as PRdude.