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Harlequin Costumes and Ballet Shoes

July 4th 2012, Bonhams of London announced that Freddie Mercury's black and white harlequin stage costume had sold for £22,500 at their Entertainment Memorabilia sale. The harlequin costume was one of Freddie’s most recognisable stage designs, which he wore at a number of high-profile concerts in the 1970s.

Also a pair of Freddie’s ballet pumps exceeded the pre-sale estimate of £1,500 - 2,000, selling for £4,000 to an overseas internet bidder. Freddie had worn the white leather ballet shoes during Queen's legendary Hyde Park performance in 1976.

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Harlequin Costumes and Ballet Shoes

Tasteless Grave Robbing

There's one born every minute. Probably purchased by some nutty fan who will wear the leotard to bed as pyjamas. Freddie would be shuddering in his grave. Disgusting.

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