Michael’s Fedora Fetches Thousands At Auction
The black fedora Michael wore during Motown’s 1983 special ‘Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever,’ was among 17 items of the King of Pop’s memorabilia donated by his friend, David Gest, to a British auctioneers. That famous black fedora reached a total of £3,840 at the auction.
The 60-year-old American TV producer gave the gifts to Fieldings auction house in Stourbridge, who sold them for a total of £30,000 on Saturday.
The collection also included a hat worn for the 30th Anniversary concerts in New York in 2001 – the last major performance before Michael’s death – which was viewed by 450 million viewers worldwide.
Source: itv.com & MJWN