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    Sale 5397

    Popular Culture: Rock & Pop Memorabilia

    10 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 47

    Elton John

    Price Realised  


    Elton John
    Two flamboyant stage outfits by Bruce Halperin, both cream cotton two-piece suits lavishly embroidered in brightly coloured silks in two different geometric designs, one with matching peaked cap, both suits labelled Bruce Halperin, Los Angeles; a pair of platform boots in red leather labelled Nunn Bush...Italy; and a baseball cap encrusted with blue sequins and silver, red, yellow, and green bugle beads in a pattern incorporating stars, stripes and Elton John's initials; the outfits worn by Elton John on stage during his tour of Australia and New Zealand in 1981 and during the famous free concert in Central Park, New York in September 1980; accompanied by a corresponding photograph of Elton John wearing one of the outfits on stage -- 5 1/8x3½in. (13.2x9cm.); and documents concerning the provenance (6)

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