A $999 Mockingjay Pin Will Prove You're The Biggest Hunger Gamer Around

Refinery29 loves The Hunger Games. We love kick-ass Katniss, we covet her braid, and we think the books are imaginative, empowering, and admirable. But there is something a little District 1 about paying $999 dollars for Katniss' Mockingjay pin. [Spoiler alert: In the books, the Mockingjay appears on the humblest of canvases, like a piece of bread.] Yet, collectors are collectors, and on August 18, to celebrate the DVD release, these special-edition items will be on sale at Target.com.
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To be fair, the pin in question is the most expensive of the items for sale and is made of solid gold. Other collectibles include signed lithographs from the cast (at $699) and a leather hunting jacket replica weighing in at $399. (Which isn't bad for a new leather jacket, right?)
So, what do you think? Would these special items enrich your visit to Panem, or do these prices feel a little too Capitol for you?
Photos: Courtesy of Kaplow PR

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