Fans of the King of Pop will want to make arrangements to be in El Segundo, California at the start of next month as Premiere Props will auction a collection of rare Michael Jackson items on April 2-3.
Included will be a rare stage-worn "Billie Jean" black sequin jacket and a personally worn and owned custom white sequin glove from the "Thriller" era (listed at $50,000-60,000), his personal jacket from the "History" World Tour and a signed fedora.
A preview will be from 9-11a.m. both days of the sale. The auction will begin at 11 a.m. Pacific both days. Internet live bidding will be provided for both days for those unable to view the items in person.
In addition to the Michael Jackson items fans will also be able to bid on rare and iconic Hollywood memorabilia including:
- From the record-breaking Titanic, an original drawing of Rose (Kate Winslet) by James Cameron;
- Apocalypse Now- Guitar played by Robert Duvall;
- Terminator 3- Arnold Schwarzenegger full leather signature costume;
- Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade- Grail Knight sword from finale;
- Logan's Run- Farrah Fawcett's green futuristic dress;
- Camelot- Excalibur sword used by Richard Harris;
- I Dream of Jeannie- Iconic original bottle signed by Barbara Eden;
- Betrayed - Clark Gable's hat;
- Max Factor's Beauty Calibration Machine;
- Britney Spears' bustier/bodysuit from the video for Circus, which was also worn for the CD cover and her Rolling Stone magazine shoot.
"Collectors will be clamouring for these rare and amazing items," said Dan Levin, vice president of Marketing for Premiere Props. "To own something worn by Michael Jackson, Batman, Indiana Jones or the Terminator is a collector's dream and we are thrilled to be able to offer our buyers items of such significance."
In total there will be over 1,000 items going up for auction and proceeds from some of the pieces will be designated for specific charities. Many of the items should make an excellent investments. MJ fans are currently also able to buy a fragment of the star's hair at asmallpieceofhistory.com.