Michael Jackson's 'Bad' Prototype Jacket Sells for $18,750
Michael Jackson's "Bad" prototype jacket was auctioned last night for $18,750, which includes the buyer's premium by Nate D. Sanders.
Jackson's ''Bad'' jacket was made as a prototype for his iconic video and cover for the album. The Custom black jacket in heavy denim features an asymmetrical design, with double zip front set on a diagonal. The sleeves features a studded collar and lace-up sides. The right sleeve is wrapped with four nylon belts outfitted with silver tone metal buckles, spaced evenly along the center of the sleeve. The left sleeve features three belts set on a diagonal with a zipper between the first and second belt. The record-setting ''Bad'' album produced a record Billboard Hot 100 #1 singles. Bidding starts at $25,000.
David Laurenz, of New York & Paris, designed Jackson's trademark double-breasted suede leather bolero jacket. It features silver tone metal buttons and silver scrolling design around the cuffs. The shoulders feature epaulette decorations with three stripes in silver plating.
Additional information on the King of Pop's jacket can be found at http://natedsanders.com/Fine_Leather_Bolero_Jacket_Personally_Owned___Worn-LOT30388.aspx