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28 April 2017 16:18 (South Africa)

May the Darth Vader costume be with you

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

Christie's auctioneers in London announced on Wednesday that it would be putting a Darth Vader costume under the hammer on 25 November. The costume, comprising Darth Vader's helmet, mask, and armor, was reportedly used during the filming of The Empire Strikes Back. It is expected to sell for anything between £160,000 and £230,000.  Read more: Sapa-AP, via Times Live

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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