The King of Pop wore what would become his signature accessory while performing his first public moonwalk. And the rest is history...
Hong Kong exec Hoffman Ma is now the lucky owner, after bidding well above the original pre-sale price of $50,000 set by Julien's Auction.
According to Julien's, the left-hand white glove was actually an off-the-rack, "Made in Korea" golf glove that was customized with enmeshed rhinestones.
While MJ's career was more high-flying eagle than par for course, his posthumous sale reaped in quite the cash crop.
Other pieces up for auction included the black bondage-inspired jacket that Jackson wore for his 1989 "Bad" tour -- it fetched a cool $225,000, according to Reuters.
With prices this high, many in the crowd were just there as spectators.
Jazmynn Moore, a 19-year-old student from Manhattan, turned up at the busy auction and explained to the news site, "I never got to see Michael, and now that he's gone this is the closest I could get."