"Thriller" 80s Sneakers Tee. Michael Jackson?

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TimeForMemories
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"Thriller" 80s Sneakers Tee. Michael Jackson?

Post by TimeForMemories » Mon Aug 01, 2016 9:38 am

Here's another I picked up this weekend and need some help on value. Just has "Thriller" on the front - nothing else at all. I'm guessing it was made with Michael Jackson in mind, though the text doesn't look like any of the "Thriller" texts I saw in searches. I'm sure there's still some value to it, just not sure what and I'm hoping someone can help! Sneakers tagged large, but measures 17.5" pit to pit and 27" length. Really good condition with some wear and minor pilling and thin cracking on the graphic. Although it does have a repaired hole/tear of about 3" on the front (can see in pic) that will need to be taken into consideration when valuing.
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Re: "Thriller" 80s Sneakers Tee. Michael Jackson?

Post by jimmyj » Mon Aug 01, 2016 3:27 pm

Tie it in with MJ and may snag $50 for it. Probably was some cautious bootlegger trying to capitalize on the album - with the exception of the final R it looks a little like the album's cover writing. I can't really make out the hole, if it's a poor repair job....will take some $ out of what it fetches.
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Re: "Thriller" 80s Sneakers Tee. Michael Jackson?

Post by TimeForMemories » Tue Aug 02, 2016 2:20 pm

Thanks, Jimmy! I'll list it at that for a while and see what happens.

The hole repair is the "pinch" looking area to the left of the text. Looks like a crease.
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Re: "Thriller" 80s Sneakers Tee. Michael Jackson?

Post by TimeForMemories » Sun Aug 06, 2017 9:58 pm

Spot on, Jimmy! Ended up selling for $50.
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