Michael Jackson - Michael Jackson's Clothes Sell For Millions At Auction
Michael Jackson's clothes including a fedora and glove sold for over $400,000 at auction in Beverly Hills on Saturday (04.12.10).
A glove and hat worn by Michael Jackson sold for over $400,000 at auction on Saturday (04.12.10).
The items, a fedora which sold for $72,000 and a glove which reached $330,000, were part of the star's wardrobe for his 'Bad' tour in 1980s and were sold through Julien's Auctions as part of their 'Icons and Idols' sale.
A jacket signed by the 'Thriller' hitmaker - who died from acute Propofol intoxication aged 50 in June 2009 - was bought for $96,000.
While the Michael Jackson collection - featuring over 100 items from the star's life and career including a custom-made costume for his friend and companion Bubbles the chimp - took centre stage at the auction in Beverly Hills, a number of other items generated huge interest at the sale.
Late Beatles legend John Lennon's gold-braided military jacket - made famous in an iconic 1966 Life magazine photo shoot - reached $240,000, exceeding its estimated word of $150,000 and $200,000.
An X-ray of Albert Einstein's brain went for $38,750, while a pair of Marilyn Monroe's empty prescription bottles, sold for $18,750.