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Brown suede Birkenstocks that belonged to the late tech entrepreneur Steve Jobs sold for $218,750 on November 13. Image courtesy of Julien’s Auctions

1970s sandals worn by Steve Jobs auctioned for $218K

Brown suede Birkenstocks that belonged to the late tech entrepreneur Steve Jobs sold for $218,750 on November 13. Image courtesy of Julien’s Auctions

Brown suede Birkenstocks that belonged to the late tech entrepreneur Steve Jobs sold for $218,750 on November 13. Image courtesy of Julien’s Auctions

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The California house where Steve Jobs co-founded Apple is a historical site, and now the sandals he wore while pacing its floors have been sold for nearly $220,000. The brown suede Birkenstocks dating to the mid-1970s, described as “well used,” set a record for the highest price ever paid for a pair of sandals, Julien’s Auctions said November 13.

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Circa-1950s portrait of Betty White, $43,750

Betty White auction raises more than $4M for environmental, animal welfare charities

Circa-1950s portrait of Betty White, $43,750

Circa-1950s portrait of Betty White, $43,750

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – Property from the Life and Career of Betty White, a sale held by Julien’s Auctions from September 23 through September 25, became a white glove event in which every item was sold. The sale lineup featured more than 1,600 lots of memorabilia, wardrobe, art, jewelry and more from the legendary and beloved pop-culture icon, who died on December 31, 2021, only weeks shy of her 100th birthday.

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Casey Kasem’s Neumann brand model U 87 Ai studio microphone, est. $1,000 -$2,000

Kasem collection will turn up the volume at Julien’s, March 17

Casey Kasem’s Neumann brand model U 87 Ai studio microphone, est. $1,000 -$2,000

Casey Kasem’s Neumann brand model U 87 Ai studio microphone, est. $1,000 -$2,000

LOS ANGELES – Julien’s Auctions announces Property from the Collection of Jean and Casey Kasem, taking place Thursday, March 17 in Beverly Hills, California. Featuring nearly 500 lots never before offered at auction, the sale will be a celebration of the life and career of the American radio icon who entertained millions around the world as the King of the Top 40 Countdown and as the voice of Shaggy in the animated Scooby-Doo television franchise. The auction will also feature luxurious items and possessions from his wife, actress Jean Kasem, best known for playing Loretta Tortelli on the iconic sitcom Cheers. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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18K gold-plated bronze foot of Pele, sculpted by Dante Mortet, est. $4,000-$6,000

All-stars celebrate the ‘Pelegacy’ of Pele at Sept. 22 auction

18K gold-plated bronze foot of Pele, sculpted by Dante Mortet, est. $4,000-$6,000

18K gold-plated bronze foot of Pele, sculpted by Dante Mortet, est. $4,000-$6,000

LOS ANGELES – Julien’s Auctions announced that Pelegacy: An Auction Benefiting the Pele Foundation, will take place September 22 at Mall Galleries in London.

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LeBron James’s high school basketball jersey sold for $512,000 and a new world auction record.

LeBron James high school basketball jersey sells for record $512K

LeBron James’s high school basketball jersey sold for $512,000 and a new world auction record.

LeBron James’s high school basketball jersey sold for $512,000 and a new world auction record for a high school jersey.

LOS ANGELES – Julien’s Auctions held Sports Legends, the world-record breaking auction house to the stars’ sports event of the year on July 17 and July 18th in front of an international audience.

The most highly anticipated moment of the auction was the sale of LeBron James’ St. Vincent – St. Mary’s high school jersey which he wore for his iconic Sports Illustrated “The Chosen One” cover of the February 18th, 2002 issue. It realized at $512,000 and set a new world record for the highest selling price for a high school jersey sold at auction.

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Ensemble worn by Janet Jackson in the iconic video for ‘Scream,’ which sold for $125,000.

Janet Jackson’s ensemble from ‘Scream’ video sells for $125K

Ensemble worn by Janet Jackson in the iconic video for ‘Scream,’ which sold for $125,000.

Ensemble worn by Janet Jackson in the iconic video for ‘Scream,’ which sold for $125,000.

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) – Janet Jackson’s ensembles she wore in the Scream music video opposite her brother Michael Jackson are among the items that were offered in a three-day auction.

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Julien’s to auction guitars from Gretsch family archive, March 26-27

Silvertone Danelectro guitar owned by Tom Petty who gifted it to George Harrison, $20,000-$40,000. Image courtesy Julien’s Auctions

LOS ANGELES – Julien’s Auctions will present “Property from the Gretsch Family Archives Benefiting the Gretsch Foundation,” a two-day tribute to one of the most celebrated names in music instrument history, on Friday March 26 and Saturday, March 27, with absentee and Internet live bidding through LiveAuctioneers. Read more

Julien’s plans April auction of costumes, props from Hollywood blockbusters

Alien test design. Image courtesy Julien's Auctions

Alien test design. Image courtesy Julien’s Auctions

LOS ANGELES – Julien’s Auctions will offer some of the most iconic pop culture relics of all time to the public and collectors with their “Hollywood, Sci-Fi, Action, Fantasy and More Auction,” part of the world-record breaking auction house to the stars’ blockbuster Hollywood memorabilia event of the year. The two-day event begins Wednesday, April 28 and wraps Thursday, April 29, at Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills and online via LiveAuctioneers.com.

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