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Online Bidding Now Open For “The Auction at Graceland,” to be Held During Elvis Birthday Celebration
DECEMBER 15, 2016
The January 7th Graceland-Authenticated Auction Will Feature Artifacts From Elvis’ Personal And Professional Life
During the Elvis Presley Birthday celebration at Graceland, collectors, fans and pop culture enthusiasts from around the world will raise their paddles to bid in hopes of going home with a piece of Elvis history at the Graceland-Authenticated “The Auction at Graceland,” in The Guest House at Graceland resort hotel theater and online at GracelandAuctions.com. The auction will feature array of artifacts from both Elvis’ theatrical and musical careers as well as personal tokens and gifts.
Online bidding is now open for the auction, which will be held Saturday, January 7 at 3:00 p.m. EST/2:00 p.m. CST in the new 464-seat state-of-the-art theater in The Guest House at Graceland, and online at GracelandAuctions.com. Every artifact is authenticated by Graceland Authenticated, LLC. All of the items in the auction will be offered from third-party collectors and none of the items will come from the treasured Graceland Archives. The mansion and all artifacts in the Graceland Archives continue to be owned by Lisa Marie Presley and are not for sale.
Auction highlights include:
Elvis Presley Owned Gold and Diamond Lion Head Ring Gifted to Charlie Hodge, Estimate $10,000-$15,000.
Elvis Presley Owned 1911 $2 1/2 Indian Head Gold Coin Ring Gifted to Charlie Hodge, Estimate $10,000-$15,000.
1970s Elvis Presley Union 76 Gas Gold Card, Estimate $5,000-$7,000
1962 Elvis Presley Film-Worn Boxing Gloves from “Kid Galahad," Estimate $5,000-$10,000
1962 Kid Galahad Sweater Worn by Elvis Presley Co-Star Joan Blackman, Estimate $5,000-$7,000
Elvis Presley Owned and Used Colt “Police Positive Special” .32 Caliber Pistol Gifted to Bodyguard Richard Grob, Estimate $4,000-$6,000
Elvis Presley Blue Suede Jacket, Estimate $4,000-$6,000
Elvis Presley White Button-Down Shirt with Blue Circles Pattern, Estimate $3000-$5000
1971 Elvis Presley 4th Degree Black Belt Card with Letter from Ed Parker and Elvis’ Kenpo Karate Handbook, Estimate $3000-$4000
Many of the auction lots can be viewed at the Elvis Presley Automobile Museum at Graceland in Memphis December 19 through January 5 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. CST. Highlights will also be displayed on January 6-7 in the Rock conference room of The Guest House at Graceland.
The Auction at Graceland collectible catalog is available for pre-order at ShopGraceland.com and features 135 pages of photos and details of all the auction items. Collectors wishing to bid in the live auction event can register for a paddle on Friday, January 6 from 10-5 and Saturday, January 7 from 10-12 in the Rock Conference Room at The Guest House at Graceland. Collectors with an existing bidding account can reserve a paddle for in-person bidding by emailing [email protected]. Advance registration is recommended. Online bidding is now open. To register and bid online visit GracelandAuctions.com.
For more information about how to submit items for authentication by Graceland Authenticated, please visit http://www.gracelandauthenticated.com. To have an artifact considered for inclusion in future Graceland Auctions, please email [email protected].