Featured Image

Luke Skywalker’s Return Of The Jedi Lightsaber

Posted By

Nov 1, 2017

Category: Gear

One of the most pivotal scenes in the entire Star Wars franchise takes place at the beginning of Return of the Jedi. In it, Luke Skywalker travels to Jabba the Hutt’s palace to free Han and Leia from the vile gangster’s imprisonment. It’s also revealed that, in the time since The Empire Strikes Back, Luke has built himself a new lightsaber. And now that actual on-screen lightsaber prop is headed to auction.

Built from a combination of cast metal, brass, and rubber, this prop was the one seen in many closeups with R2D2 prior to being launched across the Sarlacc pit and into the hands of Luke Skywalker. And it has documentation to prove it – including a series of polaroid photos taken by Lucasfilm and a certificate of authenticity. In fact, you can even match up the chipped edges of this prop with the scenes from the movie, further proving the veracity of its claimed use in the film. That makes this an incredibly rare and important part of cinematic history – one that promises to fetch an intergalactic bounty hunter-level sum, with the sale range estimated between $150,000-$250,000.

Purchase: $150,000+

More From Gear

Thumbnail

Kershaw's Launch 10 Is The Perfect Automatic EDC Knife

A claw-shaped CPM 154 steel blade that deploys with the push of a button.

Posted By Sean Tirman

Partner
Thumbnail

Sea To Summit’s Sigma Camp Pots Are Expedition-Approved

Available in 1.2 to 3.7 liters, and guaranteed to last a lifetime.

Posted By Chris West

Partner
Featured Image

Essentials: Tempest

Lightweight, tactical gear to get you through the storm.

Posted By

May 20, 2019

Featured Image

Nike And Off-White Bring The Spirit Of Running To The Terra Kiger 5

Track & Field are finally getting the respect they deserve.

Posted By

May 20, 2019

Featured Image

This Overbuilt USA-Made Carbon Fiber Flipper Is The Perfect EDC Knife

Overbuilt folder from one of the best American knife-making brands.

Posted By

May 20, 2019

Featured Image

Omega’s Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Moonwatch Speedmaster Is Stunning

One of the most iconic timepieces gets a NASA-inspired makeover.

Posted By

May 20, 2019