Official Press Release via Mattel:
Today, Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) announced that it has partnered with ProjectArt to donate an ultra-rare Star Wars – The Mandalorian The Child™ – in Floating Hover Pram for a one-week eBay auction benefiting ProjectArt and giving fans of the Lucasfilm series, The Mandalorian, the chance to bid on a highly unique, not available at retail item. Further, today Mattel also announced an all-new Star Wars – The Mandalorian The Child™ – Collector Edition Plush with Hover Pram that will be available only on Mattel Creations.
Star Wars – The Mandalorian The Child™ – in Floating Hover Pram
This rare and unique The Child in Floating Hover Pram item features a pram that spins and levitates (yes, actually levitates) 2.5” off its base. The Hover Pram also includes a plush inspired by the Child. 100% of the final auction price* will benefit ProjectArt, a leading out-of-school and residency program for artists and underserved K-12 students that provides innovative, creative, and effective approaches to teaching and learning through the visual arts in partnership with public libraries from coast to coast.
“The fan-favorite character ‘the Child,’ introduced in The Mandalorian, served as the perfect inspiration for Mattel Creations to design this ultimate levitating pram for a whole new generation of fans,” said Richard Dickson, President and COO of Mattel. “Mattel Creations is also dedicated to giving back to the next generation of creators, which is why ProjectArt is the perfect partner to support through this collaboration, not only by donating an item for their auction, but also by funding ProjectArt’s Los Angeles chapter for 2021 and connecting Mattel designers with students to cultivate creativity.”
The Star Wars – The Mandalorian The Child™ – in Floating Hover Pram auction from ProjectArt on eBay runs from Friday, February 26 at 9:00 a.m. PT until Friday, March 5 at 9:00 a.m. PT. For more information, visit MattelCreations.com or ebay.com/MattelCreations.
Star Wars™ x Barbie® Inspired Dolls
Mattel Creations will also open sales on very limited quantity sets containing three previously released Star Wars™ x Barbie® inspired dollsin collector packaging, with each set signed by legendary Barbie designer, Robert Best.
Both the Star Wars – The Mandalorian The Child™ – Collector Edition Plush with Hover Pram and the Star Wars™ x Barbie® inspired sets will be available for purchase starting Friday, March 5 at 9:00 a.m. PT and ending Friday, March 12 at 9:00 a.m. PT. For more information on these two items, visit MattelCreations.com.
* minus PayPal fees if purchased via PayPal