Surprise Top-Selling ‘Star Wars’ Collectible Sells For Three Times Its Estimate…
Tomoaki Nagao, also known as NIGO, is a high-end designer of luxury clothing brands such as Billionaire Boys Club and A Bathing Ape. Apparently he’s also a Star Wars mega-fan and has quite the extensive collection. According to CNN, he recently he sold a fraction of it at Sotheby’s of New York during an auction they named ‘Return of the NIGO’.
Here are some of the top-selling items, some of which went for record amounts…
Canadian 7 Figurines Multipack – $32,500
This extremely rare set of action figures sold through Sears Canada in 1980. This was the top-selling item and was originally estimated to sell for between $8,000 – $12,000.
Power of the Force Boba Fett prototype – $1,875
This 1995 prototype is still in the “nude” and was originally estimated to sell for $400 – $600.
Canadian Empire Strikes Back Boba Fett – $2,250
Boba Fett items were amongst the most popular items at the auction as evidenced by this Canadian figure fetching over $2K.
More Star Wars news…
Han Solo Action Figures, 1978 – $4,750
These action figures sold for close to the estimated sale price of $5,000. I’m not clear if they each sold for that price….
Star Wars: A New Hope Han Solo Replica Blaster – $1,500
Anakin Skywalker and a double-telescoping lightsaber Luke Skywalker action figures on the next page…