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    Precise "C-3PO" Custom Built Costume Worn at Star Wars Premieres, Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Commercials, and other High-Profile Red Carpet Events (ca. 2006-2021) The costume is crafted of fiberglass, ABS plastic, resin, machined brass and rubber composite and was completed at Lucasfilm in San Francisco. The machined brass eye grilles illuminate and are powered by a rechargeable battery. The arms were cast from molds created from copies of screen used arms and custom built for full functionality, including aluminum arm piston rods. Two sets of feet are included, one pair being the rubber composite shoe covers; the other being fiberglass feet for display. The "wire shirt" is crafted of spandex fabric with a combination of rubber paint wires and practical wires. Among the events this extraordinary costume was worn in: The 88th Academy Awards (2016), the Official World Red Carpet Premieres held in Hollywood, CA for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, LegoMasters - season 1, episode 9 "Star Wars" episode, Speechless - season 2, episode 9 "S-T--Star W--Wars W--Wars", Duracell - The Battle for Christmas Morning commercial (2015), Late Show with David Letterman, season 22, episode 124, Good Morning America (April 10, 2015), A.N.T. Farm, season 2, episode 15, Star Wars: The Force Awakens 02 Priority commercial (2015), 38th Kennedy Center Honors: George Lucas (2015), Disney Legends: George Lucas (2015), 2009 Halloween at the Obama White House and Samuel L. Jackson: An American Cinematheque Tribute (2008). Over the years the suit has been chromed five times to retain its impressive reflective finish. The costume exhibits use with minor wear and scratches to finish. The rubber shoe covers exhibit significant loss of metalized finish due to flexible nature of the material. Comes with a COA from Heritage Auctions.

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    Proxy Bidding Ends
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    5th Friday 11:50 am CT
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    4th-7th Thursday-Sunday
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