Got Several Hundred K's Lying Around? Bid On The Original Thriller Jacket!

Perhaps the only fashion item that is more instantly recognizable (and coveted) than Michael Jackson's bedazzled glove is his red and black jacket from the "Thriller" video. Made from calf leather and featuring those iconic winged shoulders, this piece of fashion history is up for sale at Julien's Auctions along with 600 other items from music icons. The jacket, which can be bid on from June 25 to June 26, has a starting bid of $100,000 and is expected to reach as high as $400,000. If you're planning on throwing in your bid, you can rest assured that your money will be going to a good cause—a portion of the proceeds will go to The Shambala Perserve, where Jackson's two Bengal tigers, Thriller and Sabu, currently reside. If Jackson's jacket is too pricey for you as it is for, well, pretty much everyone, you can console yourself by bidding on Liberace's jacket instead, which is starting at the low price of $500.
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