Star Wars logo carrier bag goes under hammer for £240

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A toy company's vintage plastic carrier bag has gone under the hammer for £240.

The bag from the Palitoy factory shop featured brand logos including Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, Play-Doh and Strawberry Shortcake.

It was described as in "good condition" and coming from "Palitoy's Staff Shop over on Baker Street in Coalville", Leicestershire.

A collector paid more than eight times the £20 to £30 estimate at Vectis Auction House in Thornaby, Teesside.

No date of manufacture was given for the bag but Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back was released in 1980.

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