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Posted: 23 Feb 11, 05:38 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I love Queen but even i wouldnt go that far

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/FREDDIE-MERCURY-HIS-OWN-PERSONALLY-WORN-HAWAAIAN-SHIRT-/270709445815?pt=UK_Music_Music_Memorabilia_LE&hash=item3f078a54b7

that is if it really was worn by him

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Posted: 23 Feb 11, 07:47 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

"they even sold the shirt off his back"

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Posted: 23 Feb 11, 07:51 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

No, I'd rather use that money to buy a ticket to visit the UK.

Besides, what's the point of having a shirt? Will the shirt write a song for you? Will the shirt sing for you? Is it special because Freddie and you were friends and he wore it at one of your birthday parties? And what are you going to do with that shirt, build a shrine? Does anybody care about you having it? I love Freddie, but his memorabilia is not that interesting to me.

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Posted: 23 Feb 11, 09:07 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I wouldnt buy it for that much

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Posted: 23 Feb 11, 09:23 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Farrouk Bulsara!  Come here this instant!

Hi. Please explain this exceptionally fugli garment.

I DON'T CARE if it was 1985!

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Posted: 23 Feb 11, 10:24 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Even it was 1985 from various photos of him he had a lot of dubious looking shirts!!!

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Posted: 23 Feb 11, 10:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

You can collect the work of a person. But you cannot collect "a person".
This is where it's getting sick. Imagine someone collecting your unwashed socks.....simply bizarre.
 I'm not talking about special costumes that were part of the show. Those are part of the work of an artist and should be part of exhibitions. But collecting some worn t-shirt of someone you never knew is more than strange.

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Posted: 23 Feb 11, 13:09 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Personnaly, I don't think this shirt looks very special...

Some clothing could be worth the money, like:
- Yellow Wembley jacket
- It's a hard life - costume
- Made in heaven jacket
- Earl's Court - white/red/green ehm.... thing

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Posted: 23 Feb 11, 13:21 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

if im sure he wore it and i had the money then yes!

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Posted: 24 Feb 11, 02:41 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I dont think its right that peoples everyday clothing should be sold like this

The best stuff is the stage gear which has more value and by value i dont mean moneywise but sentimental wise if that makes sense

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Posted: 24 Feb 11, 06:05 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I'd have to see Freddie actually wearing this before I believed it was genuine. I think that's a Ben Sherman from the mid to late 90's.

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Posted: 24 Feb 11, 06:36 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The seller claims that the shirt freddie is pictured wearing on the cover of Mercury and me is similar but its not really other than the fact that its pattened

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Mercury-Me-Jim-Hutton/dp/0747521344/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1298550901&sr=8-1

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Posted: 24 Feb 11, 23:06 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Bad Seed wrote: I'd have to see Freddie actually wearing this before I believed it was genuine. I think that's a Ben Sherman from the mid to late 90's.
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I think Mary has some explaining to do.  Cremation my a##!

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Posted: 25 Feb 11, 00:46 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The seller claims that the shirt freddie is pictured wearing on the cover of Mercury and me
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Different colour and the pattern doesn’t match up, for example compare the collars.

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Posted: 27 Feb 11, 01:34 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I wouldn't spend a fucking dime for any kind of shit like that.


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Posted: 28 Feb 11, 02:56 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ROGER-TAYLOR-QUEEN-CROSS-OWN-STAGE-WORN-T-SHIRT-/270713110247?pt=UK_Music_Music_Memorabilia_LE&hash=item3f07c23ee7

now a t-shirt worn by roger on stage has gone on sale by the same seller for £399 starting bid

cant see if that top worn by freddie has been sold though

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Posted: 28 Feb 11, 08:11 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Damn, I will put up 500 by fred worn items on ebay soon. Simple sum : 500 * 1250 euro = 625000.- would you like to pay more for a worn condom by fred ? Ohh no due to his disease he didn't used condoms....I gues...

Seriously : I doubt these things were actually worn by Fred, it cuold be any shirt on ebay. I don't collect these kind of things, what will be the value of a shirt which could belong to the late Fred M.I´d rather spent my money on REAL sales awards.

You can hang any shirt in your closet and tell friends and famliy that this was worn by FRED. When I was the reciever of such message I would only know it was for real when I see the DNA conclusion that it is for real...

Utter rubbish and for it has no commercial value or sentimental value unless I would know for sure...

Keep loving and collecting Queen , but only the good things please. There are so many ripp offs on internet. And when I have to beliove the latest rumours you can actually see naked girls on the internet which want to make a date with you... gotta check that out!