Stars Wars Collectors Big Pay Day

00022The wait was worth it and Star Wars action figure collectors can cash in on a large amount of money.

With just a few days until the premiere of the first Star Wars movie in more than a decade, the Force is strong with serious collectors of Luke Skywalker action figures, Darth Vader lunch boxes and scads of other collectibles inspired by the newly reinvigorated sci-fi franchise. If you bought a Star Wars action figure for $2.49 in 1978 and kept the packaging intact, you might easily sell it for $3,200 today. That’s better than the 127,928% return on a share of Berkshire Hathaway stock since that year.

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