Led Zeppelin T-Shirt Sold For 10000

A rare Led Zeppelin t-shirt was recently sold for $10,000 and has earned its name as the highest selling vintage shirt of all time.

Led Zeppelin T-Shirt Sold For 10000
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People have been known to spend large amounts of money for vintage t-shirts before, but a recent purchase blew all other records out of the water. The item in question is an old Led Zeppelin t-shirt that served as a backstage pass for one of the band's 1979 concerts, and according to Blabbermouth.net it was sold on eBay by Kyle Emantinger of Stormcrow Vintage for a staggering $10,000. "When I got the sale notification, my jaw hit the floor", Ermatinger said. "Given this shirt may be one of the only ones in existence, the price tag is completely justifiable. It's a rock relic, beyond rare. Admittedly, I still frequently pinch myself." Ermatinger was lucky enough to meet the family that originally created the limited edition t-shirts, and managed to purchase one for $123. "At the time, I thought I may have overpaid, until I got back home, looked it up online and noticed it was ranked #1 as the rarest Zeppelin t-shirt", he claimed. The person who bought the shirt is remaining anonymous and refuses to comment. You can view the T-shirt here.

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    SilverSpurs616
    stephenunknown wrote: I heard the buyer sent it back... he was after a medium but they only had the large.
    That was awful.
    neversleeps84
    ProgJazzMath wrote: What has the world come to, that when anyone that has money has to feel obliged to donate it to charity. Some people work hard as **** for the living they make, and they don't appreciate having everyone constantly breathing down their necks with charity crap. If someone wants to donate, they will donate. It's not like we don't have corporations and companies donating billions of dollars every year. Lighten up. Obviously this guy is a die hard fan, and if he wants to spend 10,000 $ on this vintage shirt, let him. Besides, they are hardly any of these in existence. I'd say it was a smart buy.
    I agree. 10-20 years from now this shirt will probably be worth twice as much, if not more.
    MegadethFan18
    stephenunknown wrote: I heard the buyer sent it back... he was after a medium but they only had the large.
    Totally excellent joke. If I was really rich I would buy that shirt...and wear it.
    lewymcgee
    ProgJazzMath wrote: What has the world come to, that when anyone that has money has to feel obliged to donate it to charity. Some people work hard as **** for the living they make, and they don't appreciate having everyone constantly breathing down their necks with charity crap. If someone wants to donate, they will donate. It's not like we don't have corporations and companies donating billions of dollars every year. Lighten up. Obviously this guy is a die hard fan, and if he wants to spend 10,000 $ on this vintage shirt, let him. Besides, they are hardly any of these in existence. I'd say it was a smart buy.
    Yeah there's a lot of people who work really hard for their money and they need their money. But there's also a lot of people who have a sh*t ton of money and are stingy with it. Like Michael Jordan for example.
    alexmasucci55
    Anjohl wrote: What a wretched waste of money. Just another reason that the entire western world needs Massive Inheritance Taxes, higher tax rates for the rich, and in an ideal world, a maximum wage.
    Yeah, I'd love to see what higher tax rates do for the U.S.'s dismal aggregate investment demand... The increase in tax revenue should even be enough to finance almost a whole year's deficit! [/sarcasm] Hm a price ceiling on wages... I'd love to see your model for that theory.
    FlyingPirahna wrote: Absolutely retarded. Kudos to the seller for making an insane profit, but not to the guy who thinks a t-shirt is worth $10,000. It's most likely going to end up in a frame and collect dust, as it has probably been sitting for the past 31 years. Great buy...
    Because his or her utility is the same as yours rights?
    YgO
    The person who bought the shirt is remaining anonymous and refuses to comment.
    Led Zep is awesome and everything, but I'd feel like an itiot spending that much too.
    ProgJazzMath
    What has the world come to, that when anyone that has money has to feel obliged to donate it to charity. Some people work hard as **** for the living they make, and they don't appreciate having everyone constantly breathing down their necks with charity crap. If someone wants to donate, they will donate. It's not like we don't have corporations and companies donating billions of dollars every year. Lighten up. Obviously this guy is a die hard fan, and if he wants to spend 10,000 $ on this vintage shirt, let him. Besides, they are hardly any of these in existence. I'd say it was a smart buy.
    Eliyahu
    You guys may want to consider that a lot of times when people sell rare items like this for large amounts of money, they don't keep it all themselves. A bit of that $10,000 could be going to a charity, and that's most likely the case.
    FlyingPirahna
    Absolutely retarded. Kudos to the seller for making an insane profit, but not to the guy who thinks a t-shirt is worth $10,000. It's most likely going to end up in a frame and collect dust, as it has probably been sitting for the past 31 years. Great buy...
    rockfreak611
    [Azrael] wrote: How pissed would you be if you read that you'd bought it off someone for $10,000 who paid $123 for it.
    lmao
    neversleeps84
    If you people think that price is insane, go see how much gold era comics go for right now, it's mind boggling.
    mikef1269
    If you're a hardcore collector and have the means to purchase it, why not? Congrats to the buyer and seller.
    Spychosis
    Guys keep in mind the shirt was also a backstage pass. The guy who bought it is thinking of nostalgia: what it would be like to have been there in '79 and use this wearable pass to see Zep. Im not a fan, and I wouldnt pay 10 grand, but I can see how its justifiable with how much people think of Led Zepplin. btw those corporations that give money to charities get tax breaks from doing that, which then helps even it out. Also they get rich by taking advantage of 3rd world countries-- for instance that T-shirt was probably made in El Salvador. Think about it :p
    malalark
    vinnym86 wrote: benbini wrote: crisis in Japan and someone spends 10 000 on a ****ing tee i'm sure if they can spend 10,000 on a tee, they may have already donated much more to Japan. So, as you don't know who the hell bought it or why, why would you get angry at this purchase? Jealous? Stick up your ass? Just trolling? hmm, who cares!
    this... *thumbs up*
    adj209
    Lukef4098 wrote: What sort of gobshite pays 10grand for a t shirt
    A zepplin fan
    chronic_stp
    Anjohl wrote: What a wretched waste of money. Just another reason that the entire western world needs Massive Inheritance Taxes, higher tax rates for the rich, and in an ideal world, a maximum wage.
    Yeah dude, cause high school dropouts who become janitors should totally make as much as people who go to extra schooling for 9 years to become a doctor!
    sickassfoo
    vintage memorabilia is cool but a shirt is just ridiculous id rather get a guitar or something a bit better
    Guy101
    Anjohl wrote: What a wretched waste of money. Just another reason that the entire western world needs Massive Inheritance Taxes, higher tax rates for the rich, and in an ideal world, a maximum wage.
    Yeh that's right, make it so that no matter how hard someone works they can only earn a certain amounnt, whilst people that **** around can still earn decent wawges. Totally fair.
    CydoniaKnight95
    [Azrael] wrote: How pissed would you be if you read that you'd bought it off someone for $10,000 who paid $123 for it.
    How pissed would you be if you had SOLD it for $123 to a guy who ended up selling it for $10,000?
    headbang123
    let me guess...he started the biding on ebay for 20 bucks and it went waaaaay out of control from there
    lewymcgee
    the shirt really isn't even that cool. Like I'd totally buy it for $20 but for 10k? I was expecting it to be more rad
    rkroxpunk
    Jack2994 wrote: Now how pissed would you be if you paid $10,000 for that t-shirt, then it shrank in the wash or moths ate it or something.
    WTF would you wash it? I'd frame it and never take it out.
    [Azrael]
    How pissed would you be if you read that you'd bought it off someone for $10,000 who paid $123 for it.
    vinnym86
    benbini wrote: crisis in Japan and someone spends 10 000 on a ****ing tee
    i'm sure if they can spend 10,000 on a tee, they may have already donated much more to Japan. So, as you don't know who the hell bought it or why, why would you get angry at this purchase? Jealous? Stick up your ass? Just trolling? hmm, who cares!
    i_am_metalhead
    oncetaken wrote: Any price is justifiable if someone's willing to pay for it
    +1 Its really all up to the buyer. If you think something is worth the price tag then, in your opinion, its justifiable. Obviously since he was able to sell it for $10,000 he feels that it was a justifiable price. Had no one bought it then he might feel otherwise.
    Jack2994
    Now how pissed would you be if you paid $10,000 for that t-shirt, then it shrank in the wash or moths ate it or something.
    whiskychaser
    Dempsey68 wrote: love how you have to read half the article to find what currency it's in...
    that really bothers you huh?
    Anjohl
    What a wretched waste of money. Just another reason that the entire western world needs Massive Inheritance Taxes, higher tax rates for the rich, and in an ideal world, a maximum wage.
    False_God
    I have perfect condition vinyl Led Zeppelin poster thats very psychedelic and from the early 70's. Never thought about checking its price as my father gave it to me.. hmm..
    jkubed
    benbini wrote: crisis in Japan and someone spends 10 000 on a ****ing tee
    crisis in Japan and you spend time on a ****ing computer