Gold C-3PO and Silver R2-D2 scale models celebrate Star Wars in Japan

If you trust Japanese mail-order retailers and like collecting anime figurines, then Imperial Enterprise has just the thing you need. The company has opened orders for 1/35 scale models of C-3PO cast in pure gold, and R2-D2 is made from silver in Japan. The limited-edition figures have been launched to celebrate the 35th release anniversary of the first film, Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope.

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The gold C-3PO is priced at 500,000 yen ($6,000), weighs 35 grams, and stands 10 cm tall, while the silver R2-D2 is worth 150,000 yen ($1,800) is 6 cm tall and 35 grams in weight. Both will be limited to 35 units. You can also pick up a 1 kg Star Wars silver coin worth 248,000 yen ($2,981) that will be unveiled on 26th March. Click here for details.

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