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    Sale 5425

    Pop Culture: Entertainment Memorabilia

    4 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 116

    Star Wars: Episode V - The Emprire Strikes Back, 1980

    Price Realised  


    Star Wars: Episode V - The Emprire Strikes Back, 1980
    A collection of gifts given to the crew working on the 1980 Lucasfilm production Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back comprising: a Star Wars Lucite star inscribed with MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU; a rectangular metal coaster impressed with the film's logo -- 2¾x3½in. (7.2x8.5cm.); a card drinks coaster with the film's logo -- 3¾x3¾in. (9.5x9.5cm.); a Star Wars fabric patch -- 2x3½in. (5x9cm.); and a mock hardback Intergalactic Passport stamped no. 0326 on the front, containing printed "visas" and a black ink-stamp stating THE BEARER OF THIS PASSPORT IS AUTHORISED TO VISIT ALL STAGES DURING THE FILMING OF "THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK" (5)

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    Saleroom Notice

    The lucite star in this lot was issued to the cast and crew on the release of Star Wars not the Empire Strikes Back as stated in the catalogue.