Vintage 'Star Wars' Toy Collection Auctions for Almost $400,000 USD
A collection of vintage Star Wars toys has sold for nearly $400,000 USD.
The lot was auctioned via Vectis Auctions for a total of £322,000 GBP (approximately $399,880 USD) — over 10 times its estimated price — and featured items from the original trilogy’s release between 1977 and 1983. A Kenner vintage “The Power of the Force” Anakin Skywalker figure from 1983’s Return of the Jedi was the lot’s most expensive toy, going for £11,400 GBP (approximately $14,155 USD) after an estimated price of £5,000 GBP (approximately $6,205 USD).
Other big-ticket items included a Palitoy vintage Return of the Jedi Security Guard figure that sold for £6,000 GBP (approximately $7,450 USD) rather than its £300 GBP ($370 USD) estimated price, a Cantina Action Playset that sold for £4,320 GBP (approximately $5,360 USD) rather than its £500 GBP estimated price and a Kenner “The Power of the Force” AT-AT Driver that sold £5,280 GBP (approximately $6,555 USD) rather than £2,000 GBP (approximately $2,480 USD).
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