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R2 D2’s Corniche To Come Under The Hammer At H&H

17.July, 2006 @10:07     Coupe News

A 1982 Rolls-Royce Corniche Mulliner Park Ward Coupe that was once the property of Kenny Baker, the man inside the much-loved Star Wars robot R2 D2, is to be auctioned at the next H&H sale, Buxton, July 25/26. The only person to feature in all six Star Wars films, Birmingham-born Baker has appeared in many other productions over the years – invariably in the role of a dwarf, owing to his diminutive height of just 3 ft 8 in. The pretty blue Corniche shows just over 63,000 miles on its odometer and is estimated to fetch £11,000-13,000. For further information on this or any other lots consigned to H&H’s upcoming Buxton sale, visit www.classic-auctions.com or call 01925 730630.
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