Elvis Presely Memorabilia Auctioned Off At Tennessee Home, Graceland
Possessions and memorabilia of the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presely were auctioned off over the weekend at Graceland in Tennessee.
ELVIS ITEMS AUCTIONED OFF AT GRACELAND
Among such items were Presely’s original 1935 birth certificate, along with an assortment of tokens from his personal and professional lives. The auction occurred during Elvis Week, an annual festival held at Graceland. This year alone, the auction brought in roughly $730,000. One hundred ninety seven items were included in the auction, most of which sold, and all of which can be found here.
One of the standouts of the auction was the red and white pants Elvis wore in the 1957 film “Loving You,” his first starring role, which went for $42,000 on an estimate of $15,000-$20,000. Another standout was Elvis’s pool balls and pool table chalk from Graceland, sold alongside a check signed by Elvis’s father Vernon – sold for $15,000 on an estimate of $6,000-$8,000. In addition, many original LPs, film costumes and posters, signed documents, and one of Elvis’s pistols were sold.
The next Elvis auction will take place Oct. 29 at Graceland during a three day gala honoring the opening of The Guest House at Graceland resort hotel, and then another during the annual Elvis Birthday celebration next January.
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