Music Icons: May 18, 2019

223 MICHAEL JACKSON SIGNED JACKET A black Michael Jackson HIStory World Tour jacket signed on the back in white marker “Love Michael Jackson.” The water-resistant jacket was created for Mama Concerts & Rau. Size XXL. $1,000-2,000 106 MUSIC ICONS 224 MICHAEL JACKSON SIGNED FLORSHEIM LOAFERS• A classic design pair of loafers in black leather with a small strap across the vamp, leather insole and outsole. Size 9 1/2. Bottom of both are stamped “Florsheim/ Imperial,” bottom of left shoe signed by Michael Jackson in black felt-tip ink “Michael Jackson,” bottom of right shoe further inscribed in same ink by Jackson “Love the children.” A letter of provenance explains how Jackson donated these shoes to film director Franco Zeffirelli’s friend Daniele Nannuzzi after the two had met backstage at a June 17, 1997, concert of The Three Tenors in Modena, Italy. The next day, Jackson wore these loafers on stage in Milan during his HIStory World Tour and then mailed them to Nannuzzi, who signed this document in 2009. $3,000-5,000

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