Star Wars toys prove a hit at toy auction

A recent toy auction held at Hansons Auctioneers in Etwall, has proven to be a hit with Star Wars fans, with memorabilia based on the film franchise selling above their reserve price.

A collection of Star Wars toys, including figures of Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo and Chewbacca sold for £300 at the auction, exceeding their original estimation of £100 to £200.

Other collections also surpassed expectations, with models of Stormtroopers, Darth Vader and The Emperor, selling for £210 against the previous estimations of between £80 to £120.

Other highlights from the auction include a Millennium Falcon model, fetching in £160 and an Imperial Shuttle, which went for £200.

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Robert Hutchins is the editor of ToyNews and its sister title, Licensing.biz. He has worked his way from Staff Writer to Editor across the two titles, having spent almost eight years with both and what now seems like a lifetime surrounded by toys. You can contact him by emailing robert.hutchins@bizmedia.co.uk or calling him on 0203 143 8780 You can even follow him on Twitter @RobGHutchins if ranting is your thing...

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