Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Janet Jackson jacket, $81,250, Julien’s Auctions

Janet Jackson jacket, $81,250, Julien’s Auctions

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By Ken Hall

Janet Jackson jacket, $81,250, Julien’s AuctionsSinger Janet Jackson’s epochal Rhythm Nation jacket with 1814 metal plaque, cap and gloves sold for $81,250 at an auction of items from the career and life of Ms. Jackson held May 14-16 by Julien’s Auctions in Los Angeles. Also, Jackson’s iconic single key earring fetched $43,750; Jackson’s 1956 Chevrolet 3100 Cameo ½-ton pickup truck brought $112,500; and Jackson’s acceptance outfit worn at her induction ceremony at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame rose to $32,000. Prices include the buyer’s premium.