April next year in Beverley Hills, Los Angeles will see a five day auction of more than 2,000 items belonging to Michael. There will be a seven day exhibition of the items before the auction begins and a portion of the proceeds will go to ‘MusiCare’, a charity for The Recording Academy.
This monumental five-day auction to be conducted by Julien’s Auctions April 21st – 25th, 2009, offers an astounding array of fine and decorative art items, paintings and life size bronze and marble sculptures to memorabilia from the life and career of Michael. The auction also includes amusements, arcade games & Disneyana, entertainment memora bilia along with garden statuary furniture from Michael’s personal collection.
Auction Network will broadcast the auction live on national television and stream video of the auction online providing fans all over the world a front row seat to watch and bid in real time on the items up for sale.
Among the most sought after lots up for grabs are a white glove first seen in the video of Michael’s 1983 hit ‘Billie Jean’.
The wrought iron gates that once adorned the entrance to his sprawling Neverland Ranch near Santa Barbara in California are also in the sale and are certain to arouse huge interest.
The six box set catalogue can be pre-purchased by logging on to juliensauctions.com or by calling (001) 310 836 818. The catalogues are comprised of a six book set in a hard box cover and the price is $100.00 per set plus shipping and handling. A limited edition catalogue box set, signed and numbered by Michael Jackson, will be available for $500.00 plus shipping and handling.
Tuesday, April 14th – Monday, April 20th
Open to the Public (10.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m. Daily)
Tuesday, April 21st – Saturday, April 25th
Auctions Begin at 9:00 a.m. Daily
Beginning February 15th, 2009, bidders will be able to place proxy bids, register for the auction and explore the history of the more than 2,000 lots in this historic auction by visiting www.juliensauctions.com.