The Top 10 Most Expensive Star Wars Items Ever Sold At Auction

One question often asked by hardcore and casual Star Wars fans alike is, "What are the most expensive Star Wars items ever sold?" Well, the answer lies completely in one area of collecting - original props. No comic book, action figure or other licensed collectible even comes close to realizing the type of dollars that original, film used props command on the market.

Ranking is done based on the price of these items in 2008 inflation adjusted dollars, which gives the most accurate reflection of current value.

* All images are copyright their respective owners. Special thanks to Profiles In History.

Honorable Mention


Darth Vader's Robe and Cape Profiles In History


Darth Vader Robe & Cape From Star Wars

Price (2008 Inflation Adjusted): $61,613
Price (Time of Sale): $55,000
Price (With Buyer's Premium): N/A
   Auction: Profiles in History #21
   Auction Date: 04/01/2005
   Lot #: 177
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#10

Qui-Gon Jinn Lightsaber


Qui-Gon Jinn Lightsaber From Episode I: The Phantom Menace

Price (2008 Inflation Adjusted): $66,710
Price (Time of Sale): $54,000
Price (With Buyer's Premium): N/A
   Auction: UNICEF Charity Auction
   Auction Date: 03/01/2001
   Lot #: N/A
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#9

Luke Skywalker's X-Wing Flight Suit Profiles In History


Luke Skywalker X-Wing Flight Suit From Star Wars: A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back

Price (2008 Inflation Adjusted): $67,214
Price (Time of Sale): $60,000
Price (With Buyer's Premium): $70,080
   Auction: Profiles in History #22
   Auction Date: 07/29/2005
   Lot #: 158
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#8

Darth Vader Helmet Mask and Shoulder Armor


Darth Vader Helmet, Mask and Shoulder Armor From The Empire Strikes Back

Price (2008 Inflation Adjusted): $83,233
Price (Time of Sale): $70,000
Price (With Buyer's Premium): $80,500
   Auction: Profiles in History #17
   Auction Date: 12/12/2003
   Lot #: N/A
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#7

Obi-Wan Kenobi Cloak


Obi-Wan Kenobi Cloak From Star Wars

Price (2008 Inflation Adjusted): $101,191
Price (Time of Sale): $95,900
Price (With Buyer's Premium): $104,000
   Auction: Bonham's (London)
   Auction Date: 03/06/2007
   Lot #: 362
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#6

Peter Mayhew Chewbacca Head Profiles In History


Chewbacca Head From Star Wars

Price (2008 Inflation Adjusted): $105,518
Price (Time of Sale): $100,000
Price (With Buyer's Premium): $120,000
   Auction: Profiles in History #28
   Auction Date: 08/02/2007
   Lot #: 901
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#5

Darth Vader Hero Lightsaber Profiles In History


Darth Vader Hero Lightsaber From The Empire Strikes Back

Price (2008 Inflation Adjusted): $112,027
Price (Time of Sale): $100,000
Price (With Buyer's Premium): $118,000
   Auction: Profiles in History #22
   Auction Date: 07/29/2005
   Lot #: 199
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#4

Darth Vader Fighting Helmet Profiles In History


Darth Vader Fighting Helmet From The Empire Strikes Back

Price (2008 Inflation Adjusted): $136,739
Price (Time of Sale): $115,000
Price (With Buyer's Premium): N/A
   Auction: Profiles in History #14
   Auction Date: 04/06/2003
   Lot #: 72
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#3

Han Solo Blaster DL-44 Stembridge Armory Collection


Han Solo Blaster From Return of the Jedi

Price (2008 Inflation Adjusted): $189,932
Price (Time of Sale): $180,000
Price (With Buyer's Premium): $201,600
   Auction: Stembridge Armory Collection
   Auction Date: 06/05/2007
   Lot #: 31
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#2

Luke Skywalker Lightsaber Profiles in History


Luke Skywalker Lightsaber From Star Wars: A New Hope

Price (2008 Inflation Adjusted): $190,441
Price (Time of Sale): $170,000
Price (With Buyer's Premium): $200,600
   Auction: Profiles in History #22
   Auction Date: 07/29/2005
   Lot #: 157
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#1

TIE Fighter Miniature Profiles in History


TIE Fighter Miniature from Star Wars: A New Hope

Price (2008 Inflation Adjusted): $350,000
Price (Time of Sale): $350,000
Price (With Buyer's Premium): $402,500
   Auction: Profiles in History #32
   Auction Date: 7/31/2008
   Lot #: 903


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