The Empire Strikes Gold!! - Stormtrooper helmet sells for 200k

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A Stormtrooper helmet from the first Star Wars film has sold for almost £200,000 by a relative of a British country squire.<br />
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Captain Robert Hawkins and his wife Anne were gifted the iconic helmet for staging the Star Wars Cross Country Team Event at their English manor house in 1978.<br />
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The bizarre equestrian event was attended by Carrie Fisher, who played Princess Leia, Darth Vader actor David Prowse, Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca, and football pundit Jimmy Hill.