Palitoy Imperial Death Squad commanders to make $9,000?

A lot of 24 Palitoy Star Wars Imperial Death Squad commander figures, still housed in their original box, will be offered at Vectis Auctions.

It's estimated to make �4,000-6,000 ($6,035-9,053) in the December 8 sale. All are in near mint to mint condition, with intact back cards.

Vectis death squad
The set of 24 Death Squad commanders are in near mint to mint condition

Andrew Reed of Vectis told the International Business Times: "They are factory fresh, just as they would have been delivered to a shop."

Even the cardboard box itself is valuable, with one example selling for �160 ($241) in May.   

A Kenner prototype missile that was originally planned to be included with the company's Boba Fett figurine is expected to sell for around �800-1,000 ($1,206-1,508).

The otherwise unremarkable piece of plastic is around an inch long. The risk of choking meant that it never entered full production and so is highly sought after by collectors.

It's accompanied by a letter of provenance from Star Wars specialist Cloud City Collectibles.

The record for a Star Wars figurine stands at �18,000 ($27,161), set for a Palitoy Boba Fett at Vectis earlier this year.

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