The iconic white glove worn by pop legend Michael Jackson on his 1984 Victory Tour has sold at auction for a staggering $66,000.

The glove, which was illuminated by 50 tiny lights embroidered into the material, was described as the “ultimate piece of Jackson memorabilia”, Female First online reported.

The Profiles in History auction in Calabasas, near Los Angeles, featured other Jackson items including a yellow tie-dye shirt worn by the star on TV in 1971, which sold for $16,500.

A red sweater and a white fedora hat, donned by Jackson at the 1981 American Music Awards, sold for $44,250.

The auction also featured memorabilia from other artists including a guitar played by Rock and Roll icon Elvis Presley during his final Las Vegas performance, which was sold for $106,200.

Film artefacts that went under the hammer included a bull-whip swung by Harrison Ford in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade and a full-scale Velociraptor model from Jurassic Park.