Han Solo’s original gun auctions for world-record $1.057 million


Han Solo’s blaster from the original Star Wars trilogy became the most expensive prop gun sold at auction when it fetched a price of $1.057 million.

The blaster, known officially in Star Wars lore as a BlasTech DL-44 Heavy Blaster, was one of three wielded by actor Harrison Ford during the filming of 1977’s Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope.

Illinois-based Rock Island Auctions said the blaster is the only one of the three to survive today.

The prop was modeled after a German-made Mauser C96, dating to World War I, and utilized parts from a World War II-era MG81 machine gun, as well as an early 20th-century Hensoldt-Wetzlar rifle scope.

Guinness World Records confirmed the price earned the blaster the title of the most expensive prop gun sold at an auction.

CurrentPH News Service with UPI

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