A dedicated Star Wars fan has just lost a collection of vintage toys with a value of $30,000, after being robbed by opportunistic thieves...
Richard Bates from Vancouver says his was the most comprehensive collection in Washington State and that the thieves timing could not have been better. With the release of The Force Awakens looming, collectors are craving classic Star Wars toys like his.
I haven't seen a collection like this since I was a kid stalking the aisles of Toys R Us desperate fro the day I could by one of everything. Richards collection includes an original, mint in box Millennium Falcon worth in excess of $2,000, which the thieves neglected to take.
Somehow Richard has managed to resist going to the dark side over the loss, but urges people to help him get his collection returned to him.
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