24K Gold Of Darth Vader Mask Up For $1.4M In Japan
has unveiled a 24 karat gold sculpture of Darth Vader, one of the
fictional character in the Star Wars franchise.
According to Japan Times, the 15kg (33 pounds) statue of the iconic
sci-fi villain will sell at a hefty $1.4 million and will be available
to purchase in Japan on May 4, being the ‘Star Wars’ Day.
The jeweler also plans to release gold coins specially designed to celebrate the anniversary in the more affordable price range of $1,200 to $11,000 (about R15,9k to R145,9k).
Over the years, Tanaka has created other gold commemorative products including a Christmas tree, samurai helmets and a replica of footballer Lionel Messi’s left foot.