Michael Jackson Memorabilia in Macau Auction sale reached $1M

By on Oct 10, 2010 in Entertainment, Hollywood, World Comments

About 100 items of Michael Jackson memorabilia in a auction sale in Macau, China last Saturday reached $1 million, reports say.

According to international news, Michael Jackson’s Swarovski crystal glove he wore in his music video for the 1995 HIStory album was sold for $180,000 (£120,000) to an unidentified online bidder.

In addition, the Spalding basketball from Michael Jackson’s music video Jam, along with NBA legend Michael Jordan was reportedly sold for $245,000 (£153,000). The ball had their autograph, news reports said.

Meanwhile, a black Michael Jackson glove and arm brace was said to have sold at $216,000, while a “Beat It” jacket was easily bought for $156,000.

Other celebrity items which were reported to have been included in that auction sale include a costume worn by Bruce Lee in Game of Death, Michael Keaton‘s costume in Batman Returns ($43,750), as well as a velvet ball gown worn by Princess Diana ($114,000).

Also included were a black lace bra of Marilyn Monroe, a pair of Captain Spock‘s prosthetic ears, and some memorabilia items from the Beatles.

The auction sale happened at US-based Julien’s Auctions, and was considered as the largest celebrity memorabilia auction in Asia.



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