Wednesday, June 04, 2008

Gundam Sells For 600K At Christie's

A Gundam painting by Japanese artist Tenmyouya Hisashi was auctioned at Hong Kong Christie's for HK$4.8 million (approx. US$600,000)

The artist set Gundam against the gold leaf background to symbolize the samurai origins of Gundam.

The painting is beautiful, but 600K, wow!!

This is not the first time Gundam's likeness has garnered a ton of money!

Gundam T shirt for 200000 Yen ($1980 USD)
Platinum Gundam for 30 Million Yen ($250,000 USD)
Wooden Gundam 50400 yen ($475 USD)

To pick up your very own Gundam collectibles:
Gundam on YJ

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Via Kotaku


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