Han Solo’s iconic Blaster sold for $550,000 at an auction in Las Vegas over the weekend. The Blaster, which was used in 1983’s Return of the Jedi was reportedly bought by Ripley’s Believe It or Not.
The movie prop was the top-selling item at the Hollywood Legends auction and part of a collection from James L. Schoppe, who worked as an art director on the Star Wars film. Another Blaster, this one used by an Imperial Scout in the movie, sold for $90,625.
Other items available at the auction included a Superman III costume worn by Christopher Reeve in the 1983 movie and a black wool dress worn by Marilyn Monroe. The costume went for $200,000, while the dress sold for $50,000.
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