Tue, 12th Feb 2019 10:00

Out of the Ordinary

 
Lot 41
 

41

MICHAEL JACKSON

MICHAEL JACKSON,
a Michael Jackson stage outfit from the 'Dangerous' Tour, 1992-1993, a labelled Dennis Tompkins and Michael Bush jumpsuit, a helmet, a pair of gloves and Reebok trainers,

Bought at a 'Gala Celebrity Night of Fashion' held at the Park Lane Hotel on 12 December 1994 in aid of 'The Children's Village' rehabilitation centre.

This was bought by David and Anna Yallop. Michael Jackson personally donated this to the charity along with other celebrities, fashion designers and artists, including Marlon Brando, Angelica Houston, Tony Curtis, Issy Miyake, Calvin Klein and Christian Lacroix.

The 'Dangerous' Tour ran from June 1992 to December 1993. In the performance, Michael Jackson changes on stage, then reappears with a jetpack attached to his back and proceeds to fly out of the arena - the illusion was complete, but he had swapped with a stunt double.

Sold with a letter confirming the authenticity from Caroline Kennedy, chairman and main organiser of the 'Gala Celebrity Night of Fashion'.

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Sold for £16,000


Condition Report
The white jumpsuit is by Dennis Tompkins and Michael Bush and the trainers are by Reebok, please see additional images.
Generally the outfit is in excellent worn condition, some minor foxing to the gloves and the Reebok trainers are a little scuffed. The jumpsuit looks to be in fine condition - please view additional images, upon request.
Please also see photos of all the paperwork included with the lot.
No padding in the pants, shoe size is not marked in the shoes, however, they look to be a 7 or 8 UK size.

 

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Auction: Out of the Ordinary, Tue, 12th Feb 2019

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