May the Darth Vader costume be with you

By Andy Rice 27 October 2010

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


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