The holy grail for Star Wars collectors has simply gone up on the market on eBay. A rocket-firing Boba Fett, which was initially designed by Kenner and supposed for launch in 1979, is on the market now and might be yours for $225,000. Ought to the extraordinarily uncommon merchandise fetch the asking value, it can simply set a brand new file.
The all-blue determine is featured on eBay at present and features a dozen images that showcase a seemingly pristine model of the Boba Fett motion determine that by no means made it to market. For what its value, the vendor is together with free delivery, so you will not need to shell out for that on high of the quarter-million. The itemizing reads as follows.
“Right here it’s. One of many true grails of Classic Star Wars with wonderful provenance. I solely may put up 12 photos so if actually there are extra images to share. I’ve additionally included a hyperlink to a YouTube video speaking about this precise instance. The merchandise is at present in Dubai and will probably be shipped absolutely insured and even higher preparations to satisfy up in particular person might be made. I brokered the piece final time and the customer has requested me to take action for him once more now.”
Boba Fett, the fearsome bounty hunter who made his huge display debut in 1980’s The Empire Strikes Again, first appeared in an animated brief within the Star Wars Vacation Particular in 1978. Kenner then started engaged on a determine that might be launched as a part of its mail-in program. The determine featured a jetpack that fired a missile, which was deemed a choking hazard. So a non-firing model was made accessible to the general public.
No matter variations of the prototype determine weren’t destroyed have been in circulation through the years, popping up right here and there. It’s believed that only some dozen of those rocket-firing editions of the determine exist. The present record-holder bought final 12 months for $185,850. That topped the earlier file, which had been set just some months earlier when one bought for $112,926. It stays to be seen if the vendor will handle to get the complete asking value of $225,000, however that also leaves quite a lot of wiggler room to beat the earlier file.
Boba Fett, regardless of having minimal display time through the years, stays one of the crucial widespread characters within the Star Wars canon. For Fett followers who cannot swing the steep price ticket on this specific collectible, there are nonetheless issues to sit up for on the horizon. Temuera Morrison is about to look because the beloved character in The Mandalorian season 2, and there are unconfirmed rumors that might open the door for a Boba Fett sequence on Disney+. For many who are excited about testing the itemizing, or maybe making a suggestion on the determine, head on over to eBay.