Newswire: Star Wars Stormtrooper helmet auctioned off for $120,000

Stormtroopers may be the most disposable crew members this side of a Starfleet red shirt, but it turns out they aren’t quite so worthless in real life—or at least their costumes aren’t. At a recent auction held by the British company Prop Store, an original Stormtrooper helmet used in The Empire Strikes Back sold for a record-breaking $120,000. That’s $30,000 more than it was expected to sell for, according to The Wrap.

Although the helmet—one of the few that’s privately owned—was the big ticket item of the day, the auction wasn’t specifically Star Wars-centric. Tons of other films and film franchises were involved in the massive eight-hour auction of entertainment memorabilia. For instance, a starship model miniature from Star Trek sold for $57,000 and the Witch King’s Dagger from The Lord Of The Rings went for $55 …

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