Michael Jackson Dolls (Estimate $300 – $500)
The public auction for Michael Jackson‘s personal effects from Neverland Ranch begins tomorrow (April 14):
…The auction, with 1,390 lots taken from Neverland, opens for public viewing on Tuesday; the sale is to run April 22 to 25. A five-volume, 900-page catalog is available for browsing online (juliensauctions.com). In addition to bids submitted at the scene, online bids will be accepted.
Some items up for grabs include the MJ dolls shown above, numerous military-style outfits, several bronze garden statues of young children and disney characters, paintings, furniture, video games and:
…then of course there are the gloves: 13 of them (Nos. 1,366 through 1,374), each one covered in “iridescent Swarovski loch rosen crystals.” The most recognizable design, in silvery white and dated to the early 1980s, is estimated at up to $15,000, and it sits in an honored position in the center of the auction’s front room, along with a scepter and crown. [NYTimes.com]
Keep your eyes on ebay a few days after this thing ends, I’m betting more than one person sees a resale profit opportunity here.