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    Bernie Taupin Personally Owned Collection of Shirts/Sweatshirts (21) (1974-1994).
    A collection of shirts and sweatshirts owned by Elton John's longtime lyricist.

    Includes: 1) An Elton John/Ray Cooper black T-shirt. Has the artists' names over the right side (left breast when worn), along with "In Concert Plus" printed. Size 3, 34/36", 83 percent cotton and 16 percent viscose. Measures 15" from armpit to armpit, and 21.5" from top to bottom. In Very Good Minus condition with overall fading; 2) American flag white T-shirt. Has a Jackson Pollock-style print of the American flag with the words, "From the day that I was born I've waved the flag" underneath. Has "BDC" and an image of a man with a hat on the back. No tag. Feels like cotton. Measures 19" from armpit to armpit, and 25" from top to bottom. In Very Good Minus condition with overall fading; 3) An "I'm still standing" dark green T-shirt. Has the phrase printed five times on the front in white letters. Size XL. From Authentic Pigment. 100 percent cotton. Measures 23" from armpit armpit, and 30.3" from top to bottom. In Good condition with significant fading overall. ; 4) Elton John, Here And There promo white T-shirt. Has a color picture of Elton John on the front with his name and album title written in white on a black background, with "MCA Records" printed in red. Back side has "Recorded / Live / In Concert" and "'If you weren't there / you are now'" printed in black letters. 100 percent polyester. Spruce. Size medium. Measures 18" from armpit to armpit, and 28" from top to bottom. In Good condition with spots of soiling around the collar; 5) Elton John "EJ / Restless / in monsterrat" yellow shirt. WE Garments. 50 percent cotton and 50 percent polyester. Back side has "Elton John" printed in cursive with red letters. Measures 18" from armpit to armpit, and 24" from top to bottom. In Very Good Minus with overall fading; 6) Bernie Taupin black shirt. Face and letters in purple and white. Size 42 on tag. Bobby. Measures 16" from armpit to armpit, and 21.5" from top to bottom. In Good condition with fading and separation on logo and letters; 7) Elton John, "breaking hearts tour" dark blue polo. 50 percent cotton, 50 percent polyester. Size large. "Elton John" printed in red while "breaking hearts tour" printed in white/gray on front left side (right side when worn). "Clair Bros" logo on right side (left sleeve when worn). Measures 18" from armpit to armpit, and 29" from top to bottom. In Very Good Plus condition with some fading; 8) Elton John, "breaking hearts tour" dark blue polo. 50 percent cotton, 50 percent polyester. Size medium. "Elton John" printed in red while "breaking hearts tour" printed in white/gray. "Clair Bros" logo on right side (left sleeve when worn). Measures 16" from armpit to armpit, and 30" from top to bottom. In Very Good Plus condition with some fading; 9) Elton John "I should have stayed on the farm" red T-shirt. Size large. 100 percent cotton. Miniature illustrated Elton John head on back side. Measures 20" from armpit to armpit, and 26" from top to bottom. In Good condition with overall fading; 10) "Reg & Pauline's /American Tour / 1974" baby blue T-shirt. 50 percent polyester, 50 percent cotton. Measures 17" from armpit to armpit, 25.4" from top to bottom. In Very Good Minus condition with some fading; 11) A Roundup Valley Ranch white T-shirt. The ranch belonged to Taupin until 2017 when he put it up for sale. Has logo on the right side (left breast when worn). Has "Cuttin' / Horses" printed in black letters on the back side. Hanes. Size XL. 100 percent cotton. Measures 21" from armpit to armpit, and 30.5" from top to bottom. In Very Good Plus condition; 12) A Roundup Valley Ranch blue T-shirt. The ranch belonged to Taupin until 2017 when he put it up for sale. Has logo on the right side (left breast when worn). Has "Cuttin' / Horses" printed in white letters on the back side. Jerzees. Size M. 100 percent cotton. Measures 19" from armpit to armpit, and 29" from top to bottom. In Very Good Plus condition; 13) An Elton John/Ray Cooper blue sweatshirt. Has the artists' names over the right side (left breast when worn), along with "In Concert Plus" printed. 80 percent polyester and 20 percent cotton. Measures 18" from armpit to armpit, and 22" from top to bottom. In Good condition with significant pilling and fading throughout; 14)Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy turtleneck dark blue sweatshirt. Has the front cover on the front side and the back cover on the back side. 100 percent cotton. Measures 15.5" from armpit to armpit, and 25.5" from top to bottom. In Very Good Minus condition with some fading overall; 15) "Elton John / Rock of the Westies / Fall Tour '75" white T-shirt with dark blue collar and sleeve rings. Sportswear. Size small, 34-36. 50 percent polyester and 50 percent cotton. Measures 14" from armpit to armpit, and 22.5" from top to bottom. In Very Good Minus condition with overall fading; 16) Bernie Taupin black shirt. Face and letters in purple and white. Size 42 on tag. Bobby. Measures 16" from armpit to armpit, and 21.5" from top to bottom. In Very Good Minus condition with fading; 17) An "Elton John / Breaking / Hearts / Tour 1984" white, hooded sweatshirt. Winterland. 50 percent cotton, 50 percent polyester. Measures 16" from armpit to armpit, 25" from top to bottom. In Good condition with overall fading; 18) Elton John 1994 black tour T-shirt. Has Elton John on the front with a color picture and name printed in white letters. Back side has his name in white letters with US tour dates listed in red and blue. Great Entertainment Merchandise. Size XL. Measures 21" from armpit to armpit, and 31" from top to bottom. In Very Good Minus condition with slight overall fading; 19) Elton John "Rocket Man" red T-shirt. Authentic Pigment. Size XL. Measures 22" from armpit to armpit, and 25" from top to bottom. In Good condition with significant fading; 20) Elton John and Billy Joel 1994 black T-shirt. Has Elton John and Billy Joel wearing sunglasses on the front. Back side has tour dates printed in red and blue. Size XL. Murina. Measures 22" from armpit to armpit, and 28.5" from top to bottom. In Very Good Minus condition with slight fading; 21) "They say space is pretty though I've never been" blue-T-shirt. Measures 20" from armpit to armpit, 24" from top to bottom. In Good condition with fading overall.

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