'Star Wars' Camera Fetches Record $625K At Auction

The Panavision PSR 35mm camera that George Lucas used for principal photography on the first Star Wars movie in 1977 was sold at auction over the weekend for $625,000, a record price for a movie camera. The winning bid came during an auction of Debbie Reynolds Hollywood memorabilia auction put on by Profiles in History. The lot featured a complete camera package: two 1000-foot. magazines, a Panaspeed motor, matte box, follow focus, a Moy geared head, an Italian-made Elemack camera dolly and lens. The camera was fully restored and is in working condition.

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