Michael Jackson’s Garments Auctioned For Thousands

In a recent auction, Michael Jackson’s belongings, including a fedora and glove sold for over $400,000. Held in Beverly Hills on Saturday (Dec. 4) via Julien’s Auctions, as part of their ‘Icons and Idols’ sale, the fedora sold for $72,000, a signed jacket pulled in $96,000 and the glove reached $330,000. The auction was part of the star’s wardrobe for his ‘Bad’ tour in 1980s. 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 center, 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.

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