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Beyonce's 'Formation' hat raises USD 27,500 for charity

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Beyonce's famous "Formation" music video hat has been sold for USD 27,500 at a charity auction for The Lung Transplant Project.

The 36-year-old singer donated the wide-rimmed black hat to Heritage Auctions, that is dedicated to raise funds for lung research, reported

Beyonce autographed the hat with "All my love".

The item was predicted to sell less than USD 2,000, but as several bidders turned up for the auction, the gavel struck at the price of USD 27,500.

Pharrell also contributed to the cause by donating two pairs of his Adidas Originals and they were together sold for USD 11,375, having originally been expected to sell for around USD 1,000.

The "Happy" hitmaker signed one of the sneakers as, "Let the universe in. Please don't make excuse (sic)".

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First Published: Thu, November 09 2017. 13:22 IST