London, South Kensington
26 June 2013
A colour picture postcard of a Koala printed Greetings from Park Royal Motor Inn, frank-marked Melbourne 25 Jun 6pm 1973, addressed to Debbie Fox in blue ballpoint pen and inscribed Hi we are in Australia we are packing all the houses. We were flying for two hole [sic] days in the air. We were very tired. RANDY got very sick. Jackie said Hello. gooDBY [sic] and signed Michael Jackson, additionally annotated "OOH Honey yes" below address
4x5½in. (10x14cm.) (2)
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
+44 (0)20 7752 3279
+44 (0)20 7752 3281
+44 (0)20 7752 3275
LEWIS (Jones), Jel D., Michael Jackson, the King of Pop: The Big Picture : The Music! the Man! the Legend! the Interviews : An Anthology, Phoenix: Amber Books, 2005, p. 99
The Jackson Five became the first black group to tour Australia from June to July 1973 as part of their first world tour. Michael would have been fourteen at the time that he wrote this postcard.
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 20% on the buyer's premium.
The Belgian collector, antiques dealer and designer outlines what the art and objects in his library mean to him
The founder of the 1-54 art fair on giving African artists international visibility, growing up with an artist father, and building her own collection