Pieces Of Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’ Outfit Sold At Auction For $192,000

Anonymous buyers from a recent Profiles in History auction are the new lucky owners of pieces of Prince’s iconic Purple Rain wardrobe.

“Very rarely are items from this superstar available for auction, so this creates a special event for us and for the world of collectors,” says Profiles in History President Joe Maddalena in a recent statement.

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The New Romantic-style ivory silk shirt and the black-and-white motorcycle jacket that Prince wore while portraying “The Kid” in the Oscar-winning film were both sold for $96,000. The asking price for the shirt was between $3,000-$5,000. Other Prince memorabilia up for grabs and sold at the auction include his diamond & pearl necklace with paisley clasp from the “Diamonds & Pearls” music video and his over-the-knee black suede boots from his “Lovesexy”Tour.

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The event Hollywood Auction 83, which took place in California from Jun. 29 to Jul. 1 also saw the auctioning off of other iconic pieces of Hollywood memorabilia, like the Hero Starfleet Communicator from Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Jackie Coogan’s “Uncle Fester” coat from The Addams Family, and Will Smith’s “Agent J” suit from Men in Black 3.