Buy Tupac Shakur’s Bullet-Dented Pendant for $125,000
The rapper was allegedly wearing the necklace during a 1994 shooting.
Care to buy a memento from the life of hip-hop great Tupac Shakur? A gold-and-diamond pendant, allegedly dented by a bullet fired at the rapper in 1994, is on offer for $125,000 at Moments in Time, an online company that bills itself as one of the nation’s leading autograph dealers.
Shakur, who was assassinated in a still-unsolved 1996 drive-by shooting, was also shot during a robbery on November 30, 1994. The incident took place just one day before Shakur was set to appear in court. After checking himself out of the hospital, he was convicted on charges of sexual abuse, for which he served prison time. The blinged-out necklace, which features a diamond-encrusted crown, appears to still bear the marks of the attack.
Moments in Time is also offering the late rapper’s passport (on offer at $57,000), his inmate ID card from the State of New York Department for Correctional Services ($35,000), the license plate from his Rolls-Royce ($25,000), and the master CD insert from his fourth studio album, All Eyez on Me, featuring handwritten notes ($125,000).
The seller, an anonymous family member of Shakur’s, called Moments in Time offering “some incredible stuff from him,” company owner Gary Zimet told Page Six. “[The seller] did not look like [he was] in need of money. He was an average-looking guy and he came by himself.”
According to TMZ, Shakur’s estate is planning to contest the sale on the grounds that it alone has the authority to sell Shakur memorabilia, and has reportedly threatened to sue Moments in Time, as well as any eventual purchasers, if the sale goes forward.
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