One of the orignal Darth Vader costumes used in George Lucas' Star Wars films is going to be auctioned off soon at Christie's in London and is expected to bring in around $365,000. So for those of you interested in purchasing the costume start going through the couch cushions for extra change, or follow through with that bank heist you've been planning.
You could have yourself a sweet as costume for Halloween! This is the costume that was used in the best Star Wars film, The Empire Strikes Back.
An exceptionally rare Darth Vader costume comes up for sale next month and is expected to fetch as much as 230,000 pounds ($365,000), auctioneer Christie's said on Wednesday.
The main components of the 1980 costume, including the helmet and mask, are considered to have been production-made for "The Empire Strikes Back," the second of the "Star Wars" series to be released, Christie's added.
"While there are limited public records of the costumes produced and used for the first Star Wars trilogy, the helmet, mask and shoulder armor from the present example have a provenance leading back to the film studios around the time of production," Christie's said.
Oh wait... they can't even prove the damn thing is authentic!? What the hell? That sucks, maybe you shouldn't go out and rob that bank after all.