Star Wars action figures eclipse $200,000 at auction

DALLAS – A collection of 23 Star Wars action figures sold at auction for a total of $201,180. The premiere Star Wars toys sold through Heritage Auctions during the firm’s Comics & Comic Art Auction, held Aug. 2-4 in Dallas, Texas, which brought in a total of $6,670,739.

Rare Bib Fortuna Star Wars action figure

Star Wars – Bib Fortuna (Red Cape) Loose Action Figure /TW Prototype (Kenner, 1983) Condition: AFA 85 NM+. Extremely rare! One of only two ever graded, and it’s estimated that only five examples are in existence, making it one of the rarest of Star Wars figures. COA from CIB (Collectible Investment Brokerage). From the Dubai Collection. $31,200

The valuable action figure collection included, but was not limited to:

  • Bib Fortuna (Red Cape) Loose Action Figure /TW Prototype (Kenner, 1983) Condition: AFA 85 NM+: $31,200
  • Luke Skywalker 12 Back-C w/Yellow Hair Action Figure (Kenner, 1978) AFA 95 MT: $28,800
  • Ben (Obi-Wan) Kenobi First Shot Prototype Action Figure with Yellow Saber (Kenner, 1977) AFA 70 EX+: $20,400
  • Princess Leia Organa 12 Back-B Action Figure (Kenner, 1978) AFA 95 MT: $19,200
  • Luke Skywalker w/Telescoping Lightsaber 12 Back-C Action Figure (Kenner, 1978) AFA 85 NM+: $15,600.

 Heritage Auctions reports the Dubai collection is one of the finest action figure collections to come to auction to date. 

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