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Michael Jackson memorabilia sale fetches $1m in Macau

A woman surveys Michael Jackson memorabilia at the Hollywood Legends auction
Image caption The sale was touted as the largest memorabilia auction in Asia

An auction of Michael Jackson memorabilia has fetched more than $1m (£626,000) in Macau, China.

A basketball autographed by the late singer and former player Michael Jordan netted $245,000 (£153,000) at the Hollywood Legends sale.

An unidentified online bidder paid $180,000 (£113,000) for a black crystal-studded glove Jackson wore in a video shoot for 1995 album HIStory.

Other sale items included a costume worn by Bruce Lee in Game of Death.

Michael Keaton's costume in Batman Returns and a burgundy, velvet ball gown worn by Princess Diana also went under the hammer,

The sale, put on by US-based Julien's Auctions was touted as the largest celebrity memorabilia auction in Asia.

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