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Original Stormtrooper Helmet Signed by George Lucas Sold for $245,000 at Charity Auction

When some Star Wars memorabilia are offered on sale, interest of fans and collectors is always huge. Such was the case at the recent Sotheby’s (RЕD) auction for the Global Fund, which fights AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, which raised over $26 million in donations and matching contributions. The higlight of the sale was original Stormtrooper helmet signed by George Lucas which went for a whopping $245,000, despite estimated to sell for $15,000.

George Lucas signed Stromtrooper helmet fetches a whopping $245,000 at Sotheby’s (Red) auction

“Overall excellent condition. This work was especially selected by Jony Ive and Marc Newson for the (RED) 2013 auction and signed by George Lucas. Included is a cardboard box and printed material from the producer. This work is being sold with a certificate from the (RED) 2013 auction.” – official condition report from Sotheby’s.

Other interesting items included a RED branded Mac Pro tower which went for $977,000. A set of 18k gold Apple earbuds sold for $461,000, and a thermal window on the U.S. space shuttle selling for $920,000.

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Written by Slamchica

Aleksandra Arsenovic graduated with a degree in economics and has a master degree in tourism. Since she worked as a travel agent, she has traveled around the world and developed an interest in luxurious hotels and exotic destinations. As a big fashion fan, Aleksandra loves expensive and luxury fashion items. As an editor of Extravaganzi she shares her knowledge about travels, fashion and accessories.

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