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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW: Michael Jackson’s Off The Wall Shopping Spree For Wax Heads

Aug. 7 2009, Published 5:01 a.m. ET

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Superstar Michael Jackson’s spending sprees on weird and wonderful objects were legendary.

And can exclusively reveal that the King Of Pop’s final purchase ranked with his strangest after he splashed-out $9,000 on these three macabre medical wax anatomy figures.

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Jackson visited the Off The Wall antiques store on Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles just before he died with his three kids Prince Michael, Paris and Blanket, all in tow.

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The performer instantly took an interest in the two French wax heads and leg which were made in the late 19th Century.

One head is skin and brains on one side, and muscles on the opposite side – the other is skeletal on one side with muscles on the opposite side.

See video below of Jackson shopping at Off The Wall back in October, 2003

The leg shows muscle and bone and all the pieces are detailed to the finest extreme and were used in medical schools as aids.

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Store owner Dennis Clark – who has sold Jackson dozens of antiques costing thousands of dollars over the years – gave a unique insight into the tragic star’s final visit while revealing what kind of person and shopper he really was.

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On his final visit to the store Jackson was mobbed by fans after word spread that he was shopping on Melrose Avenue with his kids.

Security guards kept them out of the store as the crowds surrounded the antique emporium and he purchased the three anatomy pieces that are still for sale today.



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