Lot # 6: 1978: Vinyl Cape Jawa 12 Back-A AFA 80 (No Cape Discoloration)

Category: Platinum Lots

Starting Bid: $5,000.00

Bids: 18 (Bid History)

Time Left: Auction closed
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Item was in Auction "2022 Spring Premier Auction",
which ran from 5/27/2022 6:00 PM to
6/12/2022 5:00 PM

No Discoloration on Vinyl Cape - exceedingly rare find.

We are truly privileged to have the opportunity to offer such a legendary piece.  Here we present a “holy grail” opportunity for many, the Vinyl Cape Jawa.  This one at or near the top of just about every online “most wanted” or “most valuable” list of Star Wars retail releases.  The Vinyl Cape Jawa loose figures sell for a fortune so to find an unopened near mint carded piece from 1978 that has been authenticated and cased by AFA is quite fortunate, to say the least. 

This VCJ example is extremely desirable due his flawless vinyl cape without discoloration.  A cape without discoloration is paramount to astute collectors and they typically carry a hefty premium.  In addition to a beautiful vinyl cape, the card is gorgeous with vivid color and perfect registration.  A vertical vein is present near the hangtab and runs through the "R" (it's important to note that the vein is only present on the front and doesn't run through to the reverse of the card).  No edgewear, sticker residue, or rabbit ear corners on this one!  The bubble is crystal clear and retains perfect form free from dents, dings, and fractures.  Overall, a tremendous example.  We expect that this lot will have its fair share of watchers.  It's the nicest VCJ we have handled!  A great opportunity for one lucky collector to place a true treasure into his display case.  Encapsulated by AFA (80, 80-85-85), #10550629


Estimate: $35,000 and up

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