Utterly Odd Assortment of Star Wars Props Offered Up for Auction

Dec 17, 2010
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Now, Star Wars items are bought and sold every day. When you've got a movie series whose whole existence is basically one giant advertisement for action figures, there's going to be lots of buying and selling going on. What's up on the block today? Some real rarities. Some real oddities, too, including a fantastically weird stash of items from Industrial Light and Magic's Phil Tippet (master puppeteer, all around cool dude.) The items up for auction are put up by Profiles in History, posted in this year's Hollywood Auction 43.

Included in this auction are some massively excellent items, most of the Star Wars items being listed right here:

1191 Tauntaun armature heads and sculpts from Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
1182 Space Slug teeth from Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
1184 Darth Vader belt buckle from Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back
1188 Joe Johnston leg design for creation of AT-AT from Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
1178 M’iiyoom Onith cantina creature head from Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope
644 Natalie Portman “Padme” costume from Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace
642 Rebel guard jacket from Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope
1183 Emperor Palpatine head appliance from Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back
639 Darth Vader underrobe from Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back
1180 Dice Ibegon cantina creature puppet from Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope
1189 General Ackbar eye from Star Wars: Episode VI –Return of the Jedi*
631 X-Wing study model for visual effects shots of Death Star trench run from Star Wars: Episode IV
645 Collection of Death Star surface elements from Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi
643 Rancor puppet animation handle from Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi
641 Rebel guard jacket from Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope
632 Yoda hero pendant from The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi*
1192 Front of Rancor head master production model from Star Wars: Episode VI –Return of the Jedi
1190 Huge archive of storyboards and production files from Star Wars ESB and ROTJ
638 Collection of Industrial Light and Magic employee Star Wars patches and car window sticker
647 Original production made Darth Vader helmet from Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope
1187 Background AT-AT from Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
1186 Tauntaun test stop-motion armature from Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back
1179 Ellorrs Madak cantina creature mask and hands from Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope*
1185 Han Solo stop-motion puppet costume and Han Solo master from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back*
1194 Jabba the Hutt and throne approved prototype maquette from Star Wars: Episode VI –Return of the Jedi
640 Death Star gun tower from Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope
1181 Trash Compactor Creature puppet from Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope*

*Pictured in gallery below.

To check out all auction items, head on over to icollector.com and bid live! Otherwise see the posting on Profiles in History or download the entire catalog [here] - Happy bidding!

[Via StarWarsBlog]


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