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Boba Fett action figure

Star Wars figure becomes most expensive vintage toy

07 June 2024

Boba Fett action figure takes toy record from a diamond-wearing Barbie doll

Boba Fett action figure

Rocket-launching Star Wars action figure expected to make sky-high price at auction

07 May 2024

An action figure that never was will be going under the hammer this month.

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Oops: the Star Wars and Friends scripts left behind when the stars moved on

21 February 2024

Film and TV stars must be a forgetful bunch, if lots sold at two recent UK auctions are anything to go by.

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Harrison Ford’s Star Wars scripts found in his former London flat come to auction

31 January 2024

A group of scripts, notes and letters from Hollywood actor Harrison Ford, discovered in a Notting Hill flat he rented, are coming to auction.

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Much sought-after Star Wars Jawa figure from 1978 takes £15,000 at auction

28 January 2024

One of the most coveted Star Wars figures is the Jawa figure by Palitoy with the original vinyl cape.

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Cheap cape but £21,000 for in demand Star Wars Jawa figure

14 August 2023

The Vinyl Cape Jawa was the first Star Wars action figure to assume mythic status among collectors.

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Why details matter in Star Wars market

26 June 2023

Showing little sign of their huge popularity slowing down, Star War figures made a significant contribution to a two-day TV and film-related auction.

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Power of the toy sales force

26 June 2023

It is not just Star Wars figures or film posters bringing the big bucks.

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Star Wars rarities… but in bulk

13 February 2023

Large collection of action figures offers multiple examples of hitherto scarce models to test the market

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Hoard of original Star Wars action figures discovered

09 January 2023

The Star Wars collecting world has been rocked by the discovery of a cache of original action figures still packed in original Kenner factory shipping boxes.

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Star Wars action toys force market to six-figure frontier

27 June 2022

Boldly going where no production action figure has gone before, a ʻdouble-telescoping’ Luke Skywalker in near mint conditon has sold for close to $100,000.

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Star Wars figures: The force remains strong

09 May 2022

Power of the Force line was launched as the original Star Wars began to lose its shine but rarest figures still bring demand

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Eighties toys that young at heart today would love

09 May 2022

To mark the new range of Star Wars toys that came with the release of Return of the Jedi in 1983, the Leicester firm Palitoy commissioned a series of hand-built and hand-painted store displays to send to some of its best retailers.

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Variations that are key to Star Wars figure value

31 January 2022

As in so many collecting fields, slight variations can be key when it comes to pricing of TV generation toys.

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Star Wars, Indian version

10 January 2022

Among the unexpected performers at the Prop Store’s (25% buyer’s premium) entertainment memorabilia sale was a single-sheet Star Wars poster.

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Darth Vader and Green Cross Code Man - Dave Prowse collection comes to auction

21 April 2021

The collection of a giant of cinema is coming up at East Bristol Auctions: Dave Prowse (1935-2020), who played Darth Vader in Star Wars.

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Galaxy of film production roles in a long career

05 April 2021

Thirteen lots in the exotically named Dr Atomicas Journey into Cool auction at Bishop & Miller in Stowmarket on May 7 have been consigned from an individual who worked for 30 years in the film industry with some of the biggest names.

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Toy specialist Aston’s to hold its last auction

14 September 2020

Aston’s Auctioneers & Valuers in Dudley is to close and its final sale – a sci-fi toy collection – will be held next month.

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Snaggletooth figure on offer

20 July 2020

This Star Wars Kenner Blue Snaggletooth action figure, undented toe version, complete with original weapon, is estimated at £80-120 in the Special Auction Services October 27 Toys for the Collector sale.

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Actor Julian Glover's Star Wars badge of rank offered at East Bristol Auctions

20 July 2020

It’s admittedly not much to look at and just 2 x 3½in (5 x 8.5cm), but if you are a Star Wars collector this badge on offer estimated at £4000-6000 at East Bristol Auctions on July 24 means a great deal.