Star Wars & Phantom Menace/star wars props


I was wondering if you knew anything about the props they used in the Star Wars films? Just some general information would be great.


Sorry for the delayed response.

Most Star Wars props, costumes, models, and concept art were kept by George Lucas and are in a "vault" at Lucasfilm. Many of the original models used in the original trilogy, and the prequel trilogy are located there. The bonus disks on the blu-ray edition of Star Wars gave a look into the archives and looked at some of whats stored there.

The prequel trilogy relied more on CGI than props (which I'm sure your aware of) so there's less actual movie props from them. From the original trilogy, there are models of all ships, weapons, every costume, set piece, and basically everything that was used in the movie. Some props have been lost or destroyed over the years.

But some have made it into private hands. In fact Han Solo's blaster that was used in episodes 5 and 6 was just sold last December for $200,000. If you are looking to buy any authentic props, you would be out of luck. They are rarely up for auction, and are really expensive if they are. Most of the props that are in private hands, are owned by collectors who wouldn't want to sell them anyway. Here is a website from one of the collectors with a list and pictures of the props he owns <>

Sometimes Lucas lends out the props for exhibits, like this one that just ended.

This is a VERY general overview of props, if there is anything more specific you would like to know, just ask!

Thanks for your question, and may the force be with you,

Darth Jerry

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