Luke Skywalker's 'Star Wars' Levi's Up for Auction (Photo)
Star Wars collectors, now is your chance to own a piece of Jedi history. And, for that matter, a piece of Levi history.
A pair of "cotton drill" pants made by famed jeans manufacturer Levi Strauss and Co. and worn by Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) in George Lucas' 1977 space epic are being sold at auction.
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Hamill donnede the sandy-colored, distressed pants for much of the iconic film. They measure a 29-inch waist and 37 inches in length with two six-inch slits up each side.
Customized by the famous London costumier Bermans & Nathans, they bear an original tag sewn to the inseam reading: ''Bermans & Nathans / 40 Camden St., / London N.W. 1."
''Mark Hamill / 10490 Luke / Star Wars'' is printed in type beneath it.
The pair have been sold at least twice before, and went up for bidding online two weeks ago. Bidding ends on Tuesday at 5 p.m. PT. The current high bid stands at $29,834.
Nate D. Sanders Auctions estimates their value at somewhere between $70,000 and $100,000.
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