Princess Leia's 'Star Wars' bikini costume sells for $96K at auction

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Princess Leia's Star Wars slave bikini, which Carrie Fisher donned in character while sitting next to Jabba the Hutt in 1977's Star Wars: The Return of the Jedi, sold at auction for $96,000.

The iconic costume, which Leia wore when chained next to the evil Hutt, opened its online auction on Profiles of History at $80,000 on Oct. 1 and sold for $16,000 above its starting price on Friday to an anonymous bidder, according to CNN Money.

Leia's gold bikini also sold with its collar and several chain links, CNN reported. Also included in the sale was a letter of authenticity from designer Richard Miller who worked for George Lucas' Industrial Light and Magic.

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David Prowse as Darth Vader in a scene from the film 'Star Wars', 1977. (Photo by 20th Century-Fox/Getty Images)
English actor David Prowse (L), who played the character of Darth Vader (Dark Vador in French) in the first Star Wars trilogy poses with a fan dressed up in a Darth Vader costume during a Star Wars convention on April 27, 2013 in Cusset. AFP PHOTO THIERRY ZOCCOLAN (Photo credit should read THIERRY ZOCCOLAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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JUN 15 1977, MAY 30 1978, JUN 4 1978; 'Star Wars' has Given three Performers that 'All-Important Break'; Featured in the popular science fantasy movie are, from left, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford.; (Photo By Steve Larson/The Denver Post via Getty Images)
In a scene from George Lucas' epic space opera Star Wars, the American actor Harrison Ford as rebel smuggler Han Solo draws a gun against enemies; behind him can be seen a fantastic space shuttle. USA, 1977. . (Photo by Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS - MAY 29: Actor Harrison Ford's Han Solo character from 'Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi' is shown on screen while musicians perform during 'Star Wars: In Concert' at the Orleans Arena May 29, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The traveling production features a full symphony orchestra and choir playing music from all six of John Williams' Star Wars scores synchronized with footage from the films displayed on a three-story-tall, HD LED screen. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS - MAY 29: The Star Wars prop of actor Harrison Ford's Han Solo character frozen in carbonite is displayed at the museum exhibit of 'Star Wars: In Concert' at the Orleans Arena May 29, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The traveling production features a full symphony orchestra and choir playing music from all six of John Williams' Star Wars scores synchronized with footage from the films displayed on a three-story-tall, HD LED screen. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
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