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Osbourne goods sell for $800,000
Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne
Many of the items featured in the reality TV series The Osbournes
Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne have made more than $800,000 (389,032) for charity after they sold off some of their possessions from their former US home.

Fans bought the family's custom pool table for $11,250 (5,470) and a pair of Ozzy's trademark round glasses went for $5,250 (2,553).

"For a celebrity garage sale, it was pretty spectacular," said Darren Julien, whose company ran the event.

The money will go towards Sharon's foundation for colon cancer.

'Ozzy factor'

The X Factor judge was treated for the illness in 2002.

"We had Ozzy fans bidding against these sophisticated fine art buyers, which you don't see every day," said Julien.

"For the most part the metalheads were outbidding the art crowd," he added.

Bidders came from as far as Germany to try to buy belongings from the Beverly Hills mansion which served as the backdrop for the family's MTV reality television series, The Osbournes.

Julien said the "Ozzy factor" made ordinary items sell for far more.

An oversized coffee cup that Ozzy often clutched while the cameras rolled went for $1,625 (790).

The beaded wire model of the Eiffel Tower that adorned the kitchen fetched $10,000 (4,862), while skull-adorned trainers worn by Ozzy sold for $2,625 (1,276).



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