Thursday, August 13, 2015

8 odd Elvis Presley items you can buy at the new Graceland auction ...

Nothing says rock’n’roll like behest on an aged taxation lapse from Elvis Presley.

Thanks to a large new auction hosted by Graceland, we can bid on that and countless other bizarre items. The auction is a partial of a estate’s annual Elvis Week, celebrating a late performer — and for each cold shirt or sleek, gilded square of jewelry, there’s a discomfiting Elvis doll or stacks of tedious paperwork.

Here are 8 bizarre things we can buy during Graceland’s large Elvis auction.


1. A sealed American Airlines check for $55.88

Presley sealed this check on Mar 5, 1956. Check enthusiasts competence now bid on it for $1,500.


2. Colonel Parker’s ‘Outstanding Management of Elvis Presley 1956-1966′ Award

For a starting cost of $1,500, we can have an endowment Elvis’s manager won from a RCA of Australia.


3. This singular (and somewhat terrifying) doll

Maybe we’re wrong. Maybe this short-necked 1957 Elvis doll isn’t creepy or strangely proportioned. The doll creatively retailed for $3.98, though behest currently starts during $3,500.


4. A fan response minute (not sealed by Elvis)

This minute is a response created by Tom Diskin to a fan who had a lot of questions about Presley’s army use and arriving open appearances. It’s not sealed by Elvis. Bidding starts during $300.


5. A sealed hotel room use menu

If you’re into that arrange of thing. Bidding starts during $1,000, given Presley sealed a thing himself.


6. An check for valuables delivered to Elvis’s wedding

An object like this competence torment a many enthusiastic Elvis fans, though it’s differently a kind of tedious auction takeaway.

The receipt from Harry Levitch Jewelers records a $861.75 a thespian spent on marriage day jewels, like a double strand of pearls and a bullion neck chain.


7. “Elvis in Concert” ID badge for Ed Parker

Elvis fans will commend a name Ed Parker. He was a martial humanities consultant who once trained Presley and served as his bodyguard. He even wrote a book about a thespian patrician Inside Elvis.

For a starting cost of $1,000, Parker superfans can buy his ID badge for an Elvis Presley show.


8. A sealed 1955 taxation return

Because zero says rock’n’roll like a IRS. The return, that shows that Presley’s sum income that year was $25,214.15, also comes with a 1956 All Star Shows Tour settlement.

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