Lucasfilm and Disney are now selling made-to-order “Star Wars” collectibles: prop replica products for fans, promising they will be the most accurate to date.
The “Star Wars Collectibles: Ultimate Studio Edition” props will be manufactured in the UK, at the same studios where props for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” were created. Designers will use high-resolution 3D digital scans and advanced 3D-printing technologies. They will also have access to the original designs, ensuring the replicas are the most accurate on the market.
The intial eight props on sale include Darth Vader’s melted helmet ($3,500), Rey’s lightsaber hilt ($1,250) and the FN-2187 Stormtrooper helmet ($1,750). For the moment, the props are only available in the US, and are sold exclusively on starwarsultimatestudioedition.com.