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    Smooth Criminals Beware: Jackson Junk for Sale

    Michael Jackson, Thriller Music Video

    At some point, even Michael Jackson's kitchen sink will be up for auction.

    For now, however, it's still the good stuff.

    In fact, another of the King of Pop's famous gloves, as well as a tip-worthy hat, could be all yours…

    Darren Julien, founder of Julien's Auctions, tells E! News exclusively that his company is plotting a sale of valuable M.J. memorabilia in November at the Hard Rock Café in Times Square.

    While none of the items included in the sale will come from Jackson's private estate—so much for that kitchen sink!—Julien promises a range of collectors' items from people who worked with and knew the star. He's keeping mum on what some of those might be, but teased to E! News that at least one of those sparkly gloves and "a very significant hat" will top the lot.

    Last April, the same company was scheduled to auction off up to 2,000 items from Jackson's personal estate, including clothing, art and furniture (something that spouts water, perhaps?). Unfortunately for fans—items would have been so much cheaper premortem—the singer took legal action to halt the sale, and the auction house returned the items to him.

    Julien also claims his company and Jackson family members have begun discussing the possibility of reviving the original auction, but it's simply "too early" to announce any official plans.

    While Jackson items have been fetching astronomical prices on online auction sites since his death, Julien says he thinks the "holy grail" of M.J. pieces is the iconic, red leather jacket he wore in the "Thriller" video.

    "I think that's an item that could potentially sell for $800,000 to $1 million," he says.

    Too bad it's already on display at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

    (Originally published July 10, 2009, at 12:55 p.m. PT)

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