Han Solo's 'Return of the Jedi' Blaster Just Sold for $550k

Another piece of Star Wars history sold at auction, this time with Julien's Auctions in Las Vegas.

Namely, one of Harrison Ford's (believed to be) hero blasters from Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, used during the production. The listing for the item in the catalog says it's believed to be one of the 4 production-used blasters on the film, but is not the blank firing 'practical' one.

Han Solo's 'Return of the Jedi' Blaster Just Sold for $550k

The blaster sold for a reported sum of $550,000 USD. Reportedly, Ripley's Believe It Or Not is who purchased it.

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Bleeding Cool News Editor Mary Anne Butler (Mab, for short) has been part of the fast-paced world of journalism since she was 15, getting her start in album reviews and live concert coverage for a nationally published (print) music magazine. She eventually transitioned to online media, writing for such sites as UGO/IGN, ComicsOnline, Geek Magazine, Ace of Geeks, Aggressive Comix (where she is still Editor-in-Chief), and most recently Bleeding Cool.

Over the past 10 years, she’s built a presence at conventions across the globe as a cosplayer (occasionally), photographer (constantly), panelist and moderator (mostly), and reporter (always). 

Interviews, reviews, observations, breaking news, and objective reporting are the name of the game for the founder of Harkonnen Knife Fight, a Dune-themed band with an international presence. 

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