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Auctioneer withdraws ‘Star Wars’ lightsaber

LOS ANGELES: A California auction house on Monday withdrew from sale a lightsaber described as having been used by Luke Skywalker in the first “Star Wars” movie after fans raised concerns about its authenticity. The lightsaber was due to be sold by Profiles in History at a Los Angeles auction on Thursday with an estimated sale price of up to $200,000. It was described as having been one of five designed by Oscar-winning “Star Wars” set decorator Roger Christian and used by actor Mark Hamill’s young Skywalker character…

Luke Skywalker’s lightsaber to light up ‘Star Wars’ props auction

LOS ANGELES: Luke Skywalker’s lightsaber from the first “Star Wars” film - one of the most iconic movie weapons - is going up for auction in Los Angeles next week and could fetch up to $200,000. Auctioneers Profiles in History said on Monday it also is selling some 25 other “Star Wars” items, including an original black TIE-fighter pilot helmet from the first, 1977 movie that could fetch even more money - up to $300,000. “Star Wars” movies have made billions of dollars at the box office worldwide and props and costumes…