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Michael Jackson Upset to See 1,100 Items Up For Grabs

 - Apr 12, 2007
References: guernseys & usatoday
If you're a Jackson fan then you'll be happy to know that at the end of next month there's an auction scheduled with over 1,100 Jackson family items set to go up on the block. One person who isn't so happy about it, however, is the biggest Jackson of all -- Michael himself. "Mr. Jackson was not aware and he is extremely upset that his memorabilia was included amongst the memorabilia that is being auctioned off," said spokeswoman Raymone K. Bain. "Mr. Jackson was not aware and he is extremely upset that his memorabilia was included amongst the memorabilia that is being auctioned off," said spokeswoman Raymone K. Bain. I can see how it would be sad to see somebody else selling off your old stuff for a profit, but as far as lawsuits go I can't imagine anybody would try to auction off celebrity property, especially Jackson property in such a public way, unless they had the right to do so. The Jacksons Auction is scheduled May 30-31 at the Hard Rock hotel resort. Arlan Ettinger, founder and president of Guernsey's, compared the sale to an auction of Elvis Presley/Graceland memorabilia he conducted in Las Vegas in 1999.