Recently, Variety spoke with the “toy industry’s Merrill Lynch,” Tom Derby, owner of Collectible Investment Brokerage in Norcross, Georgia. Two of six are Boba Fett, beating out Transformers but not quite G.I. Joe or Darth Vader.
“Star Wars” Boba Fett set
A complete set of nine Boba Fett dolls, including all stages of the prototype.
“Star Wars” Boba Fett
$50,000 (on a card backing; one in existence)
This is the original model, which has a rocket that fires out of his back. The rocket mechanism was killed when children choked on a similar element in a “Battlestar Galactica” toy.
Sources: Variety.com – “All dolled up” (article), toysrgus.com (prototype scan)
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