Darth Vader's helmet sells for an astronomical £915,000

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Dark side steps into the light - Vader helmet sells for an astonishing £915,000.<br />
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The black mask and helmet worn by Darth Vader in The Empire Strikes Back sold at auction last night.<br />
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The distinctive screen-used headpiece was worn by British actor David Prowse in the 1980 Star Wars movie.<br />
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US auction house Profiles in History described it as the 'Holy Grail' of science fiction artefacts.