A red and white cotton twill military-inspired jacket with straps and buckles that was worn by Freddie Mercury during numerous shows during Queen’s 1986 ”Magic Tour”. The Magic Tour was Queen’s biggest tour and also Mercury’s final tour with the band. The jacket was designed by Diana Moseley, who designed many of the band member’s costumes. Moseley and Mercury worked closely during the design process of his tour costumes.
The Magic Tour is arguably the most iconic and appreciated tour that Queen ever held. From this tour, Queen has since released Live at Wembley ’86, Live Magic, and Live in Budapest.
The jacket was gifted from Queen’s management to Irena Sedlecka, a renowned sculptor who created a statue of Mercury wearing the costume that was unveiled in Montreux, Switzerland in 1996. This is a prime memorabilia of the frontman of one of popular music’s most commercially successful and influential bands of all time!
Condition: In used, yet very fine condition.
Provenance: Freddie Mercury/Queen; Irena Sedlecka; Private collection, USA. Letter of authenticity from Alexander Bitar History.