Michael Jackson’s Belongings Auction for $1 Million

Photo: Huffington Post

The contents from Michael Jackson’s home where he lived with his three children before his death at age 50 sold at a Los Angeles auction for nearly $1 million on Saturday. Julien’s Auctions tallied the totals of the day-long auction to have brought in nearly triple the pre-auction estimate of $200,00 to $400,000.

Among the items that were sold were: a kitchen chalkboard where Jackson’s children wrote “I love daddy” ($5,000), an armoire where Jackson wrote a message to himself on the mirror ($25,750). At the family’s request, the headboard from the bed where Jackson died was removed, but the rug underneath the bed sold for $15, 360. It was estimated to sell for $400 to $600.

The Beverly Hills auction company recreated the mansion inside its showroom and invited fans to fill the space where the bed would have been with a tribute items to the King of Pop. Julien’s Auctions promised to deliver all items to Jackson’s children and his mother Katherine Jackson.

Jackson himself commissioned the company ┬ásell the contents of his infamous estate Neverland Ranch, but it was called off in early 2009. The company also sold Jackson’s “Thriller” jacket for $1.8 million earlier this year.

Source: The Huffington Post

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