One week after Marilyn Monroe’s dress from The Seven Year Itch fetched a whopping $5.8 million at auction, the iconic red and black zipperiffic calfskin jacket from Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” video managed to scare up $1.8 million from a buyer.
The winning bidder, a commodities trader from Austin, TX, tells the AP he plans on sending the jacket — one of two worn by the self-proclaimed King of Pop in the landmark 1983 video — out on tour, using it to help raise money for children’s charities.
Michael Jackson ‘Thriller’ jacket fetches $1.8M [SeattlePI.com]
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