Famed auction house Sotheby's has teamed up with Japanese designer Nigo for an exclusive auction of his expansive Star Wars collection that includes over 600 vintage and POTF era Kenner action figures, replica helmets and lightsabers from Don Post and Master Replicas, and much more.
While we prefer not to link to eBay auctions, the one for Star Wars Carded Unproduced Wave 1 2013 Droid Factory set of 12 unreleased was too good to pass up. It's one of two known sets to exist - I've seen a couple of these up-close and know of only one privately held set - so if you want it, now is the time to cough up some dough. These are not the same exact ones on Amazon, although those figures are present - as are some of the first The Black Series wave 1 figures in their original packaging.
Looking for a can't-miss collectible? Invaluable.com has a blaster belonging to one Han Solo, modeled after the Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi weapons. Click here for more, but the important thing is that it's expected to sell for $200,000-$300,000, which is more than I expect to earn before I die in a bizarre gardening accident in the coming decade.
According to NYMag.com, the pants that Mark Hamill wore in the bulk of the original Star Wars movie just sold at auction for a whopping $36,100! The auction listing at NateDSanders.com shows that they were, in fact, dirty Levi's. Who knew?
If your company takes in an annual revenue of $4 billion dollars, you've got quite the spare change to acquire and collect some pretty amazing stuff.