US actor Harrison Ford will auction the iconic leather jacket dressed as Han Solo in Star Wars: The Awakening of force, the latest film in the series.

US actor Harrison Ford will auction the iconic leather jacket dressed as Han Solo in Star Wars: The Awakening of force, the latest film in the series, so that the benefits derived from the sale are used for research to the treatment of epilepsy.

Those interested can bid on the jacket from the portal If Only, specializing in celebrity auctions, which remain open auction "online" until next April 11.

The highest price reached Tuesday jacket, signed by Ford and includes a certificate from the Lucasfilm production company, it was $ 33,000.

The actor, 73, decided to donate the profits of his leather jacket to the Faces foundation of NYU Langone hospital in New York, which investigates treatment and cures for epilepsy, after the medical center will help improve the quality of life of his daughter, who suffers from this neurological disease.

"My daughter was admitted nine years ago at NYU Langone for treatment of epilepsy, and has not had a seizure since the day it came out," he said Ford in a gala fundraising Faces in early March.

The leather jacket has been one of the symbols of identity of the intrepid pilot Han Solo along the science fiction saga created by George Lucas, although the auctioned model was custom made just for the seventh installment.

Star Wars: The Awakening of force, which premiered in December last year, became the highest grossing film in history to surpass US in January, 760.5 million dollars that has crossed Avatar done by James Cameron , in theaters.

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