This 24K gold Darth Vader helmet is the ultimate Star Wars collectible

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Apr 27, 2017

Searching for that rare Star Wars collectible to impress your nerdy friends and neighbors? We've got just the high-ticket luxury conversation piece to crown your eclectic collection.

Check out this 24-karat gold Darth Vader helmet sculpture crafted by Japanese jeweler Tanaka Kikinzoku for the 40th anniversary of Star Wars: A New Hope. The 33-pound trinket representing the sinister Sith Lord's iconic breathing mask is priced at a whopping $1.4 million and will be offered up for sale in Japan on Star Wars Day, this May 4. Until then, the gleaming gold Vader helmet will be on display to the public at Kikinzoku's flagship store in Tokyo’s posh Ginza shopping district.

Have a look at this glorious golden idol in the video below and tell us if you might rustle up the cash to acquire this one-of-a-kind Star Wars doorstop.

(Via CBR)