The white jumpsuit and cape that Elvis Presley wore during his 1972 Madison Square Garden appearances went under the hammer on Saturday for $1,012,500, Deadline reports .
The outfit was designed by designer Bill Belew. The white garments became one of Presley’s most recognizable and most photographed costumes. Both the jumpsuit and the cape have been part of a private collection for the past thirty years.
According to auction house Kruse GWS Auctions, the outfit has been auctioned for a record amount.
Other Presley items up for auction included the racing helmet from the movie Viva Las Vegas , which sold for about $20,000, the tuxedo from the movie Frankie & Johnny ($60,000) and boots he wore to various performances. (more than 24,000 euros).
Presley gave four sold-out concerts at Madison Square Garden. These were the only arena shows he gave during his New York career.