A tracksuit made for Robert Plant on Led Zeppelin’s 1977 US tour sold for $7,000 in an auction on April 15.
Bidding on the item opened at $1,000. The tracksuit was part of a collection of custom-made clothing made for the band and crew to wear on Led Zeppelin’s 1977 tour.
Here’s the description from the Heritage Auctions website:
Led Zeppelin – Robert Plant 1977 North American Tour Tracksuit (1977). Robert Plant’s name is stitched on the right breast of the jacket. On the left breast is a Jerry Weintraub Concerts West 3 circle patch. The jacket has a zipper front with red, white and blue piping and trim. The pants have an elastic waistband with a drawstring and matching piping/trim. The jacket has a label that reads: “ALADEN/ATHLETIC WEAR CORP./POMPTON LAKES, NJ”. Measures 21″ armpit to armpit and is 26″ in length. Size LG. Pants are also size LG. In Fine condition, with a few small spots of staining.
Here’s the front of the tracksuit:
Here’s the rear of the tracksuit:
And here’s a closeup of the label:
Well did he ever wear it?