Classic toys, especially Star Wars action figures, always gather quite a lot of attention. Now a prototype of 1980s an Emperor’s royal guard figure set a record.
An auction by Vectis Auctions sold a prototype of that figure for a a whopping $37 595, the BBC reports, quoted by StuffedParty.com. Also at the auction were sold a prototype of Bib Fortuna for $15 600 and a prototype ewok for the same price.
The toys date back to the 1980s around the third Star Wars movie, Return of the Jedi. a Palitoy’s tooling manager decided to keep the prototypes after they were no longer needed.
He seemingly made quite the good decision to keep the prototype toys. They have become quite a desired item for Star Wars collectors. So, if you have a classic Star Wars toy, you better take good care of it and keep it in great condition.