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Mom Auctioning Elton John's Personal Things

September 28, 2010 (9:12 am) GMT
Sheila is in need of space while she's moving to a smaller home, selling her famous singer son's memorabilia such as jackets and VIP passes.
Mom Auctioning Elton John's Personal Things

Sir 's mum is auctioning off memorabilia from her famous son after moving to a smaller house. The "Rocket Man"'s mother Sheila discovered a host of items from John's glittering career after clearing out her home, and she has decided to place them under the hammer.

Items to be sold include tour jackets, more than 100 gold and platinum discs and VIP passes used by Sheila to get into the singer's gigs. Spokesperson Andrew Elliston-Elhinn from Gorringes auction house, where the sale will take place, says, "Some (items) are autographed but, as his mum said, 'Why would he sign it for me? I'm his mum'."

John's representative adds, "She's got 38 years worth of stuff that needs a new home." The auction will take place on October 19 in Sussex, south England.

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