Memorabilia from the Star Wars films, including one of Luke Skywalker's first lightsabers, is set to go up for auction in California.

Under the gavel will be one of the original Luke Sywalker lightsabers which came from Academy award winning set decorator Roger Christian. 

The lightsaber, which appeared in the first Star Wars film in 1977, could sell "higher than R3.5 million", according to auction organiser, Brain Chanes, Head of acquisitions "Profiles in History" Auction House.

Profiles in History is the world’s largest auctioneer & dealer of original Hollywood Memorabilia, historical autographs, letters, documents, vintage signed photographs and manuscripts.

Under the gavel is also:

This T.I.E. Fighter Helmet from Star Wars: A New Hope and estimated to sell up to R4.2 million.

T.I.E. Fighter Helmet. Photo Profiles in History

A pair of C-3PO hands used in Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi, estimated to sell for R840,000.

C-3PO hands. Photo Profiles in History

An Imperial Scout Trooper helmet used in Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi, estimated to sell for R2.1 million.

Imperial Scout Trooper helmet. Photo Profiles in History

And this original Star Wars: The Force Awakens screen used Stormtrooper helmet signed by Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley and other lead cast members of the film, estimated to sell R1.6 million. 

Signed Stormtrooper helmet. Photo Profiles in History

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