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Original Star Wars action figures sell at auction for $500,000+

A collection of original "Star Wars" action figures sold at auction for more than $500,000, Sotheby's announced. "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is due out on Friday. If you buy any merch, hang onto it - you never know what it could be worth one day!

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Some of the top-ticket items:

This Luke Skywalker Action Figure with Double-Telescoping Saber, dating from 1978 and in its original packaging, sold for $25,000. Photos: Sotheby's
This multi-pack of figurines dating to 1980 sold for $32,500. Photos: Sotheby's

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This Hungarian "Boba Fett" action figure dating to 1989 sold for $15,000. Photo: Sotheby's
This lot sold for $6,875. Photos: Sotheby's
Remember Yak Face? He sold for $7,500. Photos: Sotheby's
General Madine sold for $12,500. Photos: Sotheby's
This store display sold for $20,000. Photos: Sotheby's

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