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Star Wars memorabilia up for auction

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Dec 10, 2012 | 4:00am EST

The film prop used by actor Mark Hamill in 1983's Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi is one of a number of items due to go under the hammer in a new Profiles in History sale, alongside an original X-wing Fighter miniature, estimated between $80,000 and $120,000 (£50,000 and £75,000), and an Imperial Royal Guard helmet, which is thought to be worth at least $40,000 (£25,000).

A Scout Trooper blaster, a conceptual Jabba the Hutt sculpture and a rejected Yoda head are also set to go up for grabs when the items go on the auction block next week (begs10Dec12).

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