‘Bring Me the Head of Darth Vader’, Clive Barker, 1999, and The Empire Strikes Back US Jumbo Still
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‘Star Wars’, Spiral bound album containing 52 original photographs, 1976
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‘Star Wars’ poster, Howard Chaykin, US, 1976, signed by Mark Hamill
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‘The Empire Strikes Back’, Toy figures and Millennium Falcon toy shop display, c. 1980
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The Empire Strikes Back’, EMI Elstree Studios Christmas card and envelope, 1980
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The release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is fast approaching and Sotheby’s is celebrating with a huge auction of posters and other memorabilia from the original three films.

The impressive lot includes a “Bring Me The Head of Darth Vader” sculpture by British artist Clive Barker. The one-off sculpture is predicted to fetch between £6,000 – £9,000 (approximately $7741-$1161).

Other pieces include highly prized Star Wars collector’s items such as the“Star Wars Silk Screen Banner” and a special Japanese release poster from 1978, designed by Ohrai Noriyoshi. The rare poster features detailed renderings of all the main characters, ships, as well as the Death Star.

Browse through all 104 objects and place your bid on the Sotheby’s website now. Highlights from the sale will be on view in London from 6–11 December.

Star Wars Rise of Skywalker comes to theatres on December 2o. 

Weekend Staff Writer

Isabelle is an Australian writer based in Berlin.