10 of the most valuable pieces of Madonna memorabilia sold at auction

Madonna is one of the most iconic pop stars of all time, with a career spanning decades and countless hits.

Her influence on music and popular culture has made her a beloved figure for fans and collectors alike.

Here are 10 of the most valuable pieces of Madonna memorabilia to sell at auction:

1. "Like a Virgin" Wedding Dress:

Madonna's wedding dress from the "Like a Virgin" music video is one of her most iconic outfits, and it sold for $81,250 at auction in 2014.

2. "Material Girl" Pink Dress:

Another iconic outfit from Madonna's early career, the pink dress she wore in the "Material Girl" music video sold for $73,125 in 2014.

3. Blonde Ambition Tour Jacket:

Madonna's Blonde Ambition Tour in 1990 was a groundbreaking event in pop music, and her tour jacket from that year sold for $347,200 at auction in 2019.

4. MTV Video Music Award:

Madonna has won numerous MTV Video Music Awards throughout her career, and the award she won for "Vogue" in 1990 sold for $48,750 in 2019.

5. Marilyn Monroe-Inspired Dress:

Madonna's dress inspired by Marilyn Monroe, which she wore on her 1985 "The Virgin Tour," sold for $85,000 at auction in 2018.

6. "Evita" Costume:

Madonna's costume from the movie "Evita" sold for $97,500 in 2012, showcasing her versatility as an artist.

7. "Papa Don't Preach" Jacket:

The jacket Madonna wore in the "Papa Don't Preach" music video sold for $17,920 in 2014, showing how even her more casual outfits are highly collectible.

8. Bedtime Stories Dress:

Madonna's sheer black dress from her 1994 "Bedtime Stories" music video sold for $26,250 in 2014.

9. Signed Photographs:

Signed photographs of Madonna are highly collectible, with one signed in 1983 selling for $18,750 in 2018.

10. Personal Items:

Personal items, such as handwritten lyrics and jewelry, that have been owned by Madonna are highly sought after. In 2018, a pair of her diamond earrings sold for $34,375 at auction.

Madonna's impact on music and popular culture has made her a highly collectible figure.

The items listed above represent some of the most valuable pieces of Madonna memorabilia to sell at auction.

Her iconic outfits from music videos and tours are among the most coveted items for collectors, along with her awards and personal items.

The demand for Madonna's memorabilia is likely to continue for many years to come, as her legacy as a pop icon endures.

About your Author:

Adrian Roose has over 30 years’ experience covering all aspects of the rare stamp & memorabilia industry during which he has sold over £50m of unique items, helping build collections for Royalty, household name celebrities and 1,000s of collectors around the world.

Adrian was previously a Director at Stanley Gibbons, a Board Member of Stampex, and Executive Director of Paul Fraser Collectibles, PFC Auctions and JustCollecting, prior to founding The Memorabilia Club.

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