Bronze Darth Vader

 - Sep 11, 2008   Updated: May 27 2011
References: shop.starwars
Darth Vader, the dark lord of Star Wars, is now cast in a limited edition bronze statue. The Darth Vader statue weighs over 150 lbs and is four feet tall. Thirty numbered statues of Darth Vader are available. Lord Vader will set you back $18,000 and is modeled after his appearance in The Empire Strikes Back. It is hand-crafted by Laurence Noble.

Implications - Pop culture junkies are willing to splurge money on pieces that reflect the admiration they have for icons such as Darth Vader. These junkies also thrive off of the idea of having a one of a kind piece for their collection that no one else will have.