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    Original "Star Wars" Sketches And Props Are Going Under The Hammer

    They include preliminary drawings of some of the most iconic scenes from the first trilogy.

    Sketches used to create storyboards and inspire set designers for the first three Star Wars films are being auctioned in California.

    Some of the sketches are tipped to fetch up to $16,000.

    The artist behind the work, Joe Johnston, later directed the likes of Jurassic Park III and Jumanji.

    Once they had the vision on paper it came true on film. At the time these artists were just doing their jobs, they weren't thinking that this film would become one of the most iconic ever made.

    Among the sketches for sale are drawings of the famous lightsaber battle in which Darth Vader tells Luke Skywalker that he is his father.

    In addition, this script, which reveals Luke Skywalker's name was originally Luke Starkiller, is estimated to fetch $16,000.

    Also for sale are the script ideas sleeve and original cast script, signed by the cast.

    And the face mould of Han Solo (Harrison Ford) from when he is frozen in carbonite at the end of Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back.

    Plus, an original edition of the first ever Star Wars poster.