07/20/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

James Brown Auction Hits Legal Snags

Don't get your hopes up yet for a red "Sex" jumpsuit, dome hair dryer with gold-toned seat or a "Mojo Lifetime Achievement Award," all lovingly preserved by James Brown, the Godfather of Soul.

An auction by Christie's of nearly 350 personal items from Mr. Brown's estate, originally scheduled for Thursday, is up in the air, the victim of an escalating war between the soul singer's feuding heirs.

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