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C-3PO is going up for auction: Not the full droid — just the head

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A MARTÍNEZ, HOST:

Big news for "Star Wars" fans, C-3PO is going up for auction today. Not the full droid, just the head. It's expected to sell for up to 1.2 million bucks. Now, it comes from the personal collection of the man behind the robot, actor Anthony Daniels, who played C-3PO in the "Star Wars" movies. Now, why would someone just want the head? As C-3PO might say, sometimes I just don't understand human behavior.

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