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Han Solo's DL-44 Blaster To Go Under The Hammer

Joe Bowers Joe Bowers
December 4th, 2013 9:28am EST

Star WarsA laser gun used by Harrison Ford's character, the enigmatic smuggler Han Solo in the Star Wars franchise is expected to fetch more than $200,000 in an online auction.

The prop weapon, which does not fire, was used in close up scenes in the science fiction movies.

According to online auction house, the DL-44 Blaster's most notable scenes are in Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back where Darth Vader lifts the weapon out of Solo's hand and in Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi when he wrestles the weapon back from a Stormtrooper.

The item has been posted with a reserve price of $200,000 and bids close on December 21st.

In other Star Wars news, the poncho worn by Mark Hamill's character Luke Skywalker in Star Wars: A New Hope was among the items featured in Christie's Pop Culture online sale this November.

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Photo Credits: Lucas films

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