A Gold Darth Vader Helmet Costs Only $1.4 Million

[Image: Dengeki Hobby]
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For diehard Star Wars fans with deep pockets, there’s this: a solid gold Darth Vader helmet.

According to Dengeki Hobby, the one-of-a-kind 24-karat Vader helmet weighs 33 pounds and goes on sale at Ginza Tanaka in Tokyo on May 4. Yours for a cool 154 million yen (US$1.4 million).

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[Image: Dengeki Hobby]
[Image: Dengeki Hobby]

The dark side of the Force? More like the shiny side.


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