Monday, June 27, 2011

Michael Jackson Items for Auction

Items worn by the King of Pop are auctioned with great value two years after his death on June 25, 2009. The world was shocked as the death of the King of Pop hit the news. Michael died of acute propofol intoxication after he suffered cardiac arrest at his home in the Holmby Hills neighborhood in Los Angeles, California.

Jackson had been scheduled to perform his This Is It concert series to over one million people at London's O2 Arena, from July 13, 2009 to March 6, 2010. A public memorial service was held for him on July 7, 2009, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, where he had rehearsed for the London concerts the night before his death. 

The service was broadcasted live around the world, attracting a global audience of up to one billion people. One of the hottest items being auctioned today is his ‘Thriller Jacket’. Michael’s Red Jacket he wore during his thriller video is expected to go for as much as $400,000 with a starting bid of $100,000. This iconic red and black calf jacket worn by the King of Pop was put on auction on Saturday, the Pop legend’s second death anniversary.

Other items put on auction are his glove adorned with black Swarovski crystals that the singer donned at the 1984 American Music Awards. Its starting bid is $10,000 and his MTV Video Music Award moonman for Best Choreography that was given for the "Thriller" video. It has a $4,000 starting bid.