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A few months after Michael Jackson's death one of his gloves sold for over $70,000. As AOL News reports, on the first anniversary of Michael Jackson's death one of the crystal-encrusted gloves the King of Pop wore during the1984 "Victory Tour" sold for $160,000 at the Julien's at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas.
The Las Vegas Sun reports that the winning bid came from $160,000 bid from Wanda Kelley of Los Angeles, a dedicated fan. She also bought many Jackson gold records.
Overall the auction brought in over $1 million. The Music Icons auction is part of a three-day, 1,600-lot auction that features items belonging to Anna Nicole Smith, Cher, Brad Pitt, Ronald Reagan and Frank Sinatra. The well-timed Jackson memorabilia mostly outpaced estimates with pieces of his clothing, an MTV music video awards, handwritten lyrics and more all sold above estimate. A signed fedora sold for $45,000 and a corduroy shirt for $23,000, the jacket he wore during his wedding to Debbie Rowe sold for $60,000 and the T-shirt he wore in his "Beat It" video sold for $36,000.
Other high-priced items in the sale included one of Madonna's stage bras which went for $10,000, Tupac Shakur's Hummer which went for $26,000 and Prince's handwritten "Purple Rain" lyrics which sold for $55,000.