Mary Austin, the former fiancée of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury, recently announced that she will be auctioning off some of his personal belongings. The auction, which will take place in June 2023, features items that Mercury kept at his London home. This collection of “exquisite clutter” includes a wide range of objects, from clothing and accessories to artwork and photographs.
Austin, who remained close to Mercury until his death in 1991, has taken care of his estate and preserved his legacy. This auction is another way for her to honor his memory and provide fans with a glimpse into his personal life. The items up for auction showcase Mercury’s unique sense of style and creativity, and include some of his favorite pieces of clothing, like a bright yellow jacket and a white fur coat.
The auction has garnered significant attention from fans and collectors alike, with some items expected to fetch high prices. Among the most sought-after items are handwritten lyrics and artwork by Mercury himself. The collection also includes a variety of photographs, including images of Mercury with his bandmates and loved ones.
The auction is a chance to celebrate Mercury’s lasting legacy and impact on the music industry. As one of the most iconic and influential musicians of the 20th century, Mercury’s impact is still felt today. Austin’s decision to auction off his personal items is a testament to his continued popularity and enduring legacy. As fans eagerly await the chance to own a piece of Mercury’s personal collection, the auction is sure to be a fitting tribute to the late musician.