Welcome to the Freedom Scholarship Fund merchandise silent auction page.
All net proceeds go to the Freedom Scholarship Fund in memory of George Michael from the sale of these items.
Shipping fees are the responsibility of the auction/sale winner. Please keep this in mind when placing your bid. All bids must be placed in US currency.
Each item will be available for bid or sale until its “reserve” (determined by the cost of purchasing the item or the price the donor has placed on it) has been met. Once that reserve has been met (or exceeded) the item will be listed as “sold” and the winner will be notified by email and receive a PayPal invoice. That winner will have 48 hours to pay for their winning item (plus shipping) or it will go to the next highest bidder. We reserve the right to turn down any bid.
Your bid is private. No one but the organizers have access to it, so once you place your bid it is sealed.
Additional items may be listed in the coming weeks.
The organizers of this auction are not responsible for damages to any auction item(s) that occur in transit. This is why we insist that you insure your items in case there is an issue of damage when it arrives to you. We take every precaution to package your item(s) with the utmost care so that it reaches you in pristine condition. However, once the item(s) leave our hands we cannot be responsible for what happens in transit by the delivery company. You will be asked to sign a release when you pay for your item(s). The organizers of this auction are not responsible for the authenticity of any item listed here. We accept donated items in good faith on what the donor tells us about the item.
There is no specific “end date” on any of these items but we will take all bids into consideration until July 31, 2019 or if the reserve is met, whichever comes first. If the reserve has not been met on a particular item it will not be released. At that time you will receive an email message confirming you are the highest bidder and the winner of that particular item. You will then receive an invoice within 72 hours with the shipping amount of your item. Please remember that shipping is not cheap today. Postal rates inside and outside the USA are very expensive so keep this in mind when bidding on an item.
Please send your bids to FreedomScholarship@yahoo.com be sure to mention which item you are bidding on.
Please do your research before making a bid. We have received some incredibly low offers on this merchandise. Ebay is a great place to get some idea of what the items are worth.
***RARE*** George Michael’s Car Ferrari California Black Elite Edition Diecast Car Model 1/18 by Hotwheels. 1:18 scale diecast car model. This items is extremly rare to find in this condition. I would rate this “near mint” as the box has a few minor imperfections. One of the seals has come unglued (probably dried from age, this item was released back in 2009), the car is in pristine condition and I don’t think it was ever taken out of the box but it was donated to us for auction. If at any time you would like to see more photos just email us at FreedomScholarship@yahoo.com and we will gladly send them to you as all sales are final. RESERVE
***RARE*** SEALED George Michael Limited Edition Remastered Faith Box Set – super rare to find in this condition. NEVER BEEN OPENED! This set includes (2) cd’s, (1) dvd, (1) 12″ vinyl record (2) original “Faith Tour” tickets, a Faith Tour pass, a hard back book, and poster. The shrink wrap has two slight rips at two of the corners but DOES NOT affect the condition of the box at all. This item is very very very difficult to find in this immaculate condition. This item was donated by Danny Swann. RESERVE
(2) Listen Without Prejudice / MTV Unplugged (3CD+1DVD) Box Set: (1) has been opened but never played, (1) still have the shrink wrap on it but the shrink wrap is ripped in the back of the box. These items were donated by Danny Swann.
***RARE*** George Michael Official Symphonica tour book extremely hard to find. This is a soft cover book that contains lot’s of photos and some interviews with George. This item was donated by Danny Swann. RESERVE
Billboard Magazine – released as a tribute to George on January 14, 2017. Magazine is used and I would grade the quality as “good” it has some wear to the cover but still in excellent condition. This item was donated by Danny Swann.
Newsweek Magazine Commemorative Edition – released as a tribute to George on March 11, 2017. Not easy to find this one. The magazine is in great condition. Has some slight creases on the edges of the magazine but could have come from the newsstand that way. This items was donated by Danny Swann. RESERVE
People Magazine Commemorative Edition – released as a tribute to George sometime in 2017. Magazine is in excellent condition there is some creasing on the cover edges but I would grade this magazine as Very Good Condition. Donated by Danny Swann.
Entertainment Weekly CommemorativeEdition – released as a tribute to George (but I don’t have a date of it’s release). This is exceptionally hard to find as this has no mailing label on the front. Most that I have found do. Magazine is in excellent condition but it does show some signs of wear on the cover just some minor creasing from being handled. I would say this magazine is in excellent condition. Donated by Danny Swann. RESERVE
***RARE*** Official George Michael Fan Club Newsletter – no specified date of when this was released but it’s titled “Volune 3 Number 1” on the front. It’s in excellent condition. Donated by Danny Swann. RESERVE
SOLD SOLD SOLD – DONATION WAS $75 ***RARE*** Official George Michael Promo Pen – Signed by George himself. The pens is blue with gold lettering. You’d be hard pressed to find this one so jump on this and bid bid bid. Donated by Danny Swann.
16″ x 20″ black & white photo of George Michael taken by famed British photographer Brian Aris. Personally signed by the photographer. Item is not framed. Donated by Brian Aris Photography. RESERVE
NEW Autographed copy of Deon Estus “Heaven Help Me” – 7″ Vinyl Record. RESERVE
NEW January 2017 People Magazine. RESERVE
NEW Set of (5) George Michael Trading Cards. This is a complete set and very hard to find as they were released back in 1987. Front and back of cards is displayed in photo. Donated by JackOnTheRocks7 – RESERVE
NEW Ladies Size XL T-Shirt “The George Michael Story” donated by Marie Campbell
NEW Men’s Size L T-Shirt “The George Michael Story” donated by Marie Campbell
NEW buy not sealed: Amii Stewart & Deon Estus Picture Disc “My Guy My Girl” British Import – this item can be sent to Deon Estus for his signature.
Pre-Owned: This is the only group (Trigger) that was ever signed to the Aegean Label owned by George. I have been told that George sang back up vocals on several tracks, however it is uncredited on the LP. I was also told that “Peyote” was mixed by George. I have not listened to the record. Donated by Sam Jaroudi. Sam informs me that at some point on the record it skips. I do not see any imperfections in the record visible to the naked eye. It is a vinyl LP consisting of four songs. You can listen to Trigger’s “Shed Your Skin” record on Youtube if you listen closely you can hear George in the background. You can read all about “Trigger” click here. RESERVE
Pre-Owned: Red Hot + Dance a CD in which George contributed three songs (Happy, Do You Really Want To Know, Too Funky) it was to benefit Aids research. Now out of print and difficult to find this CD. I’m sorry to say the cd’s are in fair shape not perfect. The cover is cracked and there are scratches on both CD’s. Would be nice just to have as a part of your GM collection.
Pre-Owned: Limited edition “Faith” two color disc cd. This was not released in the USA. It contains an additional disc with special tracks such as Faith (instrumental) Fantasy, Hard Day (Shep Petibone Mix, I believe When I fall In Love, Kissing A Fool (instrumental) Love’s In Need Of Love Today (live), Monkey (7″ edit version), Monkey (a Capella & beats), Monkey (Jam & Lewis Remix) Booklet enclosed has lyrics and photos. RESERVE
NEW SEALED: Aretha Franklin CD (Jewels In The Crown) included is the song “I Knew You Were Waiting” duet with George Michael. CD is currently out of print and hard to find.
NEW SEALED: Diana Princess of Wales Tribute. Contains 36 songs by various artist including George Michael’s “You Have Been Loved”
NEW (but not sealed) Andrew Ridgeley’s Red Dress limited edition 7″ RED vinyl record. Rare hard to find. Never released in the USA. Donor wishes to remain anonymous. RESERVE
SOLD Rare, Rare, Rare collector’s item. Pre-Owned but NEVER PLAYED. This 7″ vinyl record is one of the first “Wham Rap” pressed before George changed his name to “Michael” it says “Panos/Ridgeley” as the writers. George used a shortened version of his real name (Panos) when they were first signed but later changed it to Michael. Please note this record has a plain white generic sleeve. RESERVE
NEW: 16″ x 20″ painting of George Michael by spray paint artist Eric Dorris. Original was created using hand drawn and hand cut stencils. Framed and signed by the artist. RESERVE
Novelty credit card (just for fun) with George Michael on the front. Donated by Andy of Plastic Ocean.
Goring Gap News: Magazines are put out by the town of Goring where George lived. These two magazines come in a set. One is dated June 2018 the other is dated July 2017. Both continue photos and articles about George and the celebrations that occurred after his death in the town. Donated by Lovelies Help and we paid the shipping. RESERVE
NEW: Set of (3) official postage stamps of the Republic of Congo. These are actual postage stamps that were released in the Congo. You will get all (3) stamps with this sale. RESERVE Donated by Roseann Giannone
NEW: Set of (2) FIRST EDITION official postage stamps of the Republic of Madagasikar. These are especially valuable since they are the “first day covers” and have the official postal stamp on them. They are on a special GM envelope that were only available for the first edition of the stamps. You will get (2) stamps and envelopes in this sale. RESERVE Donated by GlobalPhila
Pre-Owned: Book Older by Nicholas and Tim Wapshott, an unauthorized biography. NEW: Official “25LIVE” tour merchandise plastic round keyring. You get both in this sale. Donated by Joann Ceshan.
12” vinyl maxi-single “The Last Kiss” by David Cassidy. Background vocals by George Michael PLUS book entitled David Cassidy & George Michael (Steven King, author). Donated by Roseann Giannone – RESERVE
(Actual photo is not as dark as it appears here) 16″ x 20″ black & white photo of George Michael taken by famed British photographer Neal Preston. Signed by Neal. Item is not framed. Donated by Neal Preston Photography. RESERVE
Pre-Owned As “The Mixes” cd – this consists of three (3) versions of George and Mary J Blige’s song As. Donated by Sam Jaroudi. RESERVE
Pre-Owned 7″ vinyl record of Wham! (Picture Sleeve) Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go and on the other side is the instrumental version. I have not tested the record but it looks fine to the naked eye.
Pre-Owned CD Single – George Michael and Mutya Buena This Is Not Real Love – recorded live at Abbey Road Studios. It has an additional song Edith And The Kingpin produced by George. Donor states that the record is in pristine condition. Donated by Sam Jaroudi.
Two Autographed (by Toby Bourke) copies of the CD “Room 21” – which includes the song “Waltz Away Dreaming” recorded by Toby Bourke and George Michael.
Please send your bids to FreedomScholarship@yahoo.com be sure to mention which item you are bidding on. All bids are private so please DO NOT ASK me what the highest bid is. That wouldn’t be fair to the others. Make your bid and if you are outbid you will be notified. You will then have the opportunity to bid higher if you desire.