05/30/2012 07:44 am ET Updated May 30, 2012

'Star Wars' Camera: Carrie Fisher's Brother Sells Collectible For Record-Setting $520,000 (VIDEO)

"Star Wars" came to "Hollywood Treasure" (Tue., 10 p.m. ET on Syfy) Tuesday night as auctioneer Joe Maddalena got his hands on a camera that was used to shoot the first installment of the epic movie franchise.

"Star Wars" star Carrie Fisher’s brother Todd brought him the Panavision camera, and Todd knew it was valuable. So valuable, in fact, that he set his own high reserve price: "I want you to give me a guarantee of $100,000."

Todd also threw in a green dress worn by Marilyn Monroe in "Bus Stop." The dress fetched a whopping $230,000 at auction, but that seemed like chump change compared to the sale price for the camera.

How much for a piece of "Star Wars" history? It sold for a jaw-dropping $520,000, which, Maddalena said, made it "the most expensive 'Star Wars' collectible item of all time."

See more treasure troves uncovered on "Hollywood Treasure," Tuesdays at 10 p.m. ET on Syfy.

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