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Michael Jackson Glove Up for Bids

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Music, Clothing,

Michael Jackson glove auctionOne of the most iconic pieces of clothing in music history is going up for auction later this year.

‘s glove - the one he wore during that memorable Motown performance in 1983 - is just one of several Jackson items that will be made available. The glittery article that dazzled during his Moonwalk is unlike the many others in the singer’s wardrobe. The store-bought glove was adorned with hand cut rhinestones. It was also left-handed.

Other collectables going to the highest bidder include a fedora worn by the King of Pop during the 1995 MTV Music Awards, several “Thriller” zombie costumes and a “Bad” jacket.

The November 21 auction will also feature an early demo tape from Madonna and never-released lyrics from Jimi Hendrix. For more information on the event, click here.

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Props from ABC’s Lost Up for Auction

Kate in Lost with toy plane

As hard as it may be to admit, will soon be coming to an end. But a piece of that show could stay with you forever.

Come next May, key props from the ABC series will be put up for auction. And this Thursday, lucky attendees at the Comic Con gathering in San Diego will get an early preview.

Several of those future collectibles include Hurley’s winning (yet apparently cursed) lottery ticket, Charlie’s guitar, Mr. Eko’s club, the letter Sawyer wrote to Mr. Sawyer, Locke’s hunting knife and Kate’s toy plane. Articles of clothing and set pieces will also go to the highest bidder.

For more information on Profiles in History’s upcoming auction, click here.

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eBay Cuts Some Listing Fees

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Corporate News, Internet,

eBay logoIt’s time to clean out your garage or basement. eBay has cut the prices of some of their up front auction-style fees. Casual users can offer up to 5 items every month without paying the listing fee. Instead they will pay 8.75% of the sales price or $20.00, whichever is lower. According to Dinesh Lathi, VP of Seller Experience says this will help those who don’t sell high volume. The change, which takes effect beginning June 16 and is optional, will not apply to fixed price listings.

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Sci-Fi Movie Memorabilia Auction

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Misc. Tech, Movies,

Blaster GunHere is another chance to get your own hunk of memorabilia with the Forry Ackerman Profiles in History’s spring auction. Grab Harrison Ford’s blaster gun from “Blade Runner” (for at least $100,000,) an animation puppet from “Corpse Bride” (for $6,000 to $8,000,) or one of the dinosaurs used in “Jurassic Park” ($2,000 to $3,000.) The auction will take place April 30 and May 1 and you can register or order a catalog from PIH.

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Cars For A Grand (or Less)

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Internet, Transportation,

Cars Screenshot

In this time of trying to save some bucks, one new site will help you do that when it comes to transportation. Carsforagrand.com has collected hundreds of those that are being sold for less than $1,000.00. Choices include American made and foreign, older, crashed and parts cars and the listings are updated daily. Search by brand or zip code to find one in your area or subscribe to their newsletter. We tracked a couple of the deals and traced them to eBay, but at least the legwork is done.


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Bill Clinton Looking for Elvis Presley Relics?

Posted by K.C. Morgan Categories: Music, Rumors,

Bill ClintonElvis Presley

TMZ is reporting that former president has ordered a catalog of the items being sold at a highly-publicized online auction of Elvis Presley memorabilia.

The collection features everything from full jump suits and belts to lyric sheets, signed items and photographs. You can view the entire collection .

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Battlestar Galactica Props on eBay

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: HDTV, Home Entertainment,

Blood VialsFans of Battlestar Galactica know it will soon be over. If you are one of them, you can bid on some of their props up for auction on eBay. Included are nameplates of some of the characters, dog tags, decals, stunt weapons and Baltar’s blood vials and blood slides. There is also some furniture, costumes and sketches done of the show that might eventually become collector’s items. You might want to get in your bid now as the Propworx auction ends Friday.

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Music Rising Auctions Off Celeb iPods

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Music, Portable Audio / Video,

Bill Clinton iPodMusic Rising is hoping to “rebuild the musical heart and culture of the Gulf” hit by Katrina by auctioning off 61 iPods from celebs on the site tonic, each signed and loaded with favorite playlists. Included in the collection are songs from Gwen Stefani, Scarlett Johansson, Will i.am., Metallica, Bono and Sean Penn. Some of the auctions have not started yet, but currently the front runner Bill Clinton iPod has 7 days left for bidding. It features 11 tunes from Van Morrison, Willie Nelson, Sarah McLachlan and others, and has a current bid of over $750.00.

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Michael Jackson Memorabilia Auction

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Internet, Misc. Tech, Music,

MJ CatalogWe guess it is truly the end of a pop star era with a planned auction from Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch. Julien’s Auctions will be offering over 2,000 items that include his white-jeweled glove, arcade games, Disney memorabilia, and garden accessories. If you would like to partake or simply keep track of the action, Julien’s will be broadcasting on national TV and stream video through their site on April 21 through 25. We expect things will not go cheaply. A Limited Edition Catalog, signed by the Pop King himself, is available for $500.00, $100.00 without the signature. No word on if any of this is related to Michael Jackson’s medical issues.

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Battlestar Galactica Memorabilia Up for Auction

Battlestar Galactica

Looking for a special way to celebrate ‘s series finale? Why not consider taking a piece of the Sci Fi series home? Starting Friday, January 16th, NBC Universal will begin the process of auctioning off items from the show’s four seasons. The timing of the initial three-day event will coincide with Galactica‘s network return.

Participants visiting the Pasadena Convention Center will have the opportunity to attend live panels hosted by members of the program’s creative team. Friday’s preview day will then be followed by two days of rabid bidding on hundreds of items. Those unable to travel to California will luckily still have a chance to get in on the action online. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the United Way.

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