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Wow: Michael Jackson & # 39; s iconic moonwalk socks are expected to be sold at auction for more than $ 1 million (shown in November 1996)

Michael Jackson's iconic Moonwalk socks are tipped for more than $ 1 million at an auction … more than a decade after his death

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Michael Jackson's iconic moonwalk socks are expected to be sold at auction for more than $ 1 million.

The deceased Thriller hit maker – who died in June 2009 at the age of 50 – wore the custom crystal stockings for the first time during his Billie Jean performance at Motown 25: yesterday, today, forever in May 1983, and now the item tipped to collect a seven-digit sum.

New York-based auction company GottaHaveRockandRoll will offer the socks as part of their Frank DiLeo collection in the coming weeks, as well as a signed letter from the legendary singer to the late music director.

Wow: Michael Jackson & # 39; s iconic moonwalk socks are expected to be sold at auction for more than $ 1 million (shown in November 1996)

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Wow: Michael Jackson & # 39; s iconic moonwalk socks are expected to be sold at auction for more than $ 1 million (shown in November 1996)

Former actor Frank – died in August 2011 at the age of 63 – Michael led from 1984 to 1989 – and presented the gift to him as a token of appreciation for keeping the Goodfellas star on his & # 39; toes & # 39; during his Victory Tour.

The package also comes with a certificate of authenticity and a letter from Frank & # 39; s wife confirming that Michael wore them for his debut on the Moonwalk.

Sharing a sample party on the website, the minimum bid starts at $ 100,000, with interested buyers expecting $ 1,000,000 – $ 2,000,000 for the package.

Bedazzled: auction company GottaHaveRockandRoll will offer the socks in the coming weeks as part of their Frank DiLeo collection (shown in November 2009)

Bedazzled: auction company GottaHaveRockandRoll will offer the socks in the coming weeks as part of their Frank DiLeo collection (shown in November 2009)

Bedazzled: auction company GottaHaveRockandRoll will offer the socks in the coming weeks as part of their Frank DiLeo collection (shown in November 2009)

First appearance: the deceased Thriller hit maker - who died in June 2009 at the age of 50 - wore the custom crystal stockings on Motown 25 for the first time: yesterday, today, forever in May 1983 (photo)

First appearance: the deceased Thriller hit maker - who died in June 2009 at the age of 50 - wore the custom crystal stockings on Motown 25 for the first time: yesterday, today, forever in May 1983 (photo)

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First appearance: the deceased Thriller hit maker – who died in June 2009 at the age of 50 – wore the custom crystal stockings on Motown 25 for the first time: yesterday, today, forever in May 1983 (photo)

In for a treat: the package will also include a signed letter from the legendary musician to the deceased music director - who died in August 2011 at the age of 63 (shown in October 2009)

In for a treat: the package will also include a signed letter from the legendary musician to the deceased music director - who died in August 2011 at the age of 63 (shown in October 2009)

In for a treat: the package will also include a signed letter from the legendary musician to the deceased music director – who died in August 2011 at the age of 63 (shown in October 2009)

Fans who don't have the money to splash on the enchanted socks can also look forward to more pieces of Michael memorabilia, including the original gold and platinum prices for Thriller, Dangerous, Bath, This Is It and Off the Wall, as well as a prop sign used in the 1988 Moonwalker movie.

The Will You Be There singer was best known for his distinctive vocals, impressive dance steps and quirky ensembles, so the items are expected to undergo a treat. The auction runs from 13-22 November.

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Meanwhile, Michael & # 39; s eldest son, Prince, 22, recently reflected on his father's legendary music career, and admitted that, despite finding it hard to choose a striking track, he has his favorites.

Impressive: the singer was best known for his distinctive vocals, impressive dance steps and quirky ensembles, so the items are expected to undergo a treat (shown in January 1993)

Impressive: the singer was best known for his distinctive vocals, impressive dance steps and quirky ensembles, so the items are expected to undergo a treat (shown in January 1993)

Impressive: the singer was best known for his distinctive vocals, impressive dance steps and quirky ensembles, so the items are expected to undergo a treat (shown in January 1993)

He told Additional last month: & # 39; One of my favorite songs … is Man in the Mirror because it's such a great call to action, you know, everyone can fall behind.

& # 39; It's like: "If you really want to make a change for the world, you first have to change yourself and you really have to look inside and see yourself for who you really are."

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The media personality also shared Paris, 21, with ex-partner Debbie Rowe, while his youngest son Blanket, 17, was born via a surrogate.

& # 39; One of my favorite songs ... is Man in the Mirror & # 39 ;: Michael & # 39; s eldest son, Prince, 22, recently found on his father's legendary music career (pictured last month)

& # 39; One of my favorite songs ... is Man in the Mirror & # 39 ;: Michael & # 39; s eldest son, Prince, 22, recently found on his father's legendary music career (pictured last month)

& # 39; One of my favorite songs … is Man in the Mirror & # 39 ;: Michael & # 39; s eldest son, Prince, 22, recently found on his father's legendary music career (pictured last month)

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