Sold: $99k Michael Jackson Glove
A famed glove once owned by Michael Jackson has fetched $99,100 while selling on eBay.
The Glove, is claimed (by the seller) to have been worn by Jackson during his 1984-85 Victory tour and when he won eight Grammy’s for his Thriller Album. The auction attracted over 5,400 visitors wanting to take a closer look at the unique piece of music history.
The opening bid started at $1,500 on April 19th, 2009. Seven days later the Glove had received 295 bids (collectively) from the 7 bidders who participated in the frenzy, before receiving its final (eBay Selling) price of $99,100.
According to James Massey, publisher of www.WhatSellsBest.com, a website which provides free list and photos of top selling eBay items. “In spite of Jackson’s past troubles, it appears he still has a large fan base. I’ve noticed tickets for his London show have been collecting as much as $2,450". (Final eBay selling price/per ticket) [Note: Mr. Jackson tragically passed away after just a few months this auction took place]