Rancho Obi-Wan Auction Offers 30 Artist-Designed Death Star Replicas
A very special auction to support Rancho’s mission of using its collection to inspire others to be imaginative, creative, learn new crafts and gain knowledge.
Rancho Obi-Wan with the help of the Prop Store just announced a special online auction with artwork created from 30 10-inch high resin replicas of the Death Star. This online auction, hosted by the Prop Store, will run from February 10 to February 21, 2020, and will include many unique pieces from an illuminated Dagobah garden to an exploded Darth Vader mask, from a Fabergé-style egg to a Dianoga’s lair, and from R2-D2 to Scarif ’s Citadel Tower from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story all created from these resin replicas.
Check out the full gallery here:
Included in the auction are works by:
Mike Bianco, Matt Busch, Ben Cheese, Cryssy Cheung, Jason W. Christman, Kaela Croft, Brian DeGuire with Michael Sheridan, Eric Ehrlich, Jon Farmer, Gerard Garcia Jr., Kurt Gaulke, Mick, Matt and Kathy Glebe, Scott Harben, Joe Hogan and Tina Quiri, Dan Norgan, Brian Miller, Cameron Miller, Lawrence Noble, Michael O’Shields/Geek Burning, Kris Penix, Tori Robinson, Justin Russo, Tom O’Brien, Aaron Saule and Naotaka Aogaki, Tsuneo Sanda, Dwayne Smith, Tom Spina Designs and Regal Robot, Gordon Tarpley, Kathy van Beuningen, Adrianna Vanderstelt, Jerry Vanderstelt, Christian Waggoner, Russell Walks with Rylee Schlaht, Steve Willaredt, A. Young
Additional Death Star works by Kurt Gaulke, Lawrence Noble, Dan Norgan and Gordon Tarpley are not available for auction, but will be featured on special display at Rancho Obi-Wan.
From the Press Release:
“We couldn’t be more thrilled with the Death Star replicas that Star Wars artists and fans have contributed to our auction following in the tradition of artists’ reworking of Darth Vader, Stormtrooper and other helmets,” said Steve Sansweet, head of Rancho Obi-Wan. “We also want to thank our friends at Prop Store for donating their time and bandwidth to run the auction.”
Registration to bid on the auction is open now with a preview of what is included. Star Wars fans and bidders can find out more details using #DeathStarAuction on social platforms.
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