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The Jean-Paul Gaultier conical creation goes for £14,100...

MADONNA‘s black satin conical stage bra has been sold for a staggering £14,100 in a pop memorabilia auction in LONDON today (April 26).

The Jean-Paul Gaultier creation, which became synonymous with Madonna‘s image throughout the late 80s, was expected to fetch £3,000 at Christie’s auction house today. It had been sold by a Madonna fan who had won it in a competition run by BBC Radio 1 in July 1990. The buyer’s identity was not revealed.

Also up for grabs at the Pop and Collectable Guitars sale was a wealth of Beatles memorabilia as well as items associated with Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and Buddy Holly.

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One of Clapton’s stage outfits was snapped up by the Hard Rock Cafe.

In other Madonna news, the two additional dates added at London Earl’s Court – taking the total to six nights – have also completely sold out, in an unprecedented ticket-buying frenzy.

In a frantic six hours, 97,000 tickets were sold, with a million hits on the online ticket website within the first 10 minutes, bringing it to a standstill, phonelines collapsing under the pressure of 30 million attempts to get through, being fielded by 265 operators.

Over 1,000 people camped outside the venue in a bid to get tickets, and the shows sold out virtually as soon as they were announced – the first one going in 15 minutes and the sixth selling out in under two hours.

Madonna now appears on July 4, 6, 7, 9, 10 and 12.

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