No explanation was given.
Paul Shaffer, the orchestra leader on "The Late Show With David Letterman," won a bidding war for a medical bracelet that sold for $32,500. The bracelet noted that Mr. Brown was a diabetic and was allergic to penicillin.
A furniture suite, which went for $40,000, was among the other highest-price items sold in the early bidding.
An American flag jacket that Mr. Brown wore in one of his last public appearances, his 2006 Thanksgiving turkey giveaway, went for $5,625.