Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ jacket to be auctionedJune 26th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Michael Jackson’s red and black jacket he wore in his famous “Thriller” music video will be auctioned off at the Julien’s Auctions Gallery in California.
The jacket, which is the top lot among other thing of the King of Pop to go on sale at Sunday auction, is valued between $200,000 and $400,000.
Part of the proceeds from the jacket will go the Shambala Preserve, where Jackson’s two Bengal tigers Thriller and Sabu lived after the pop idol left his Neverland ranch in 2006, the organisers said.
Michael Jackson died at a Los Angeles hospital June 25, 2009 at the age of 50. His Thriller album sold more than 50 million copies worldwide, making it the best selling album of all time.
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