Many of the unique artifacts were from the collection of Greg Page, (ex "yellow Wiggle") who is one of the world's biggest Elvis Presley collectors but has been recently selling off parts of his collection. Page's items included Elvis' 1977 Cadillac Seville sold for $81,250, a Martin D-28 (did not reach the reserve), Elvis' copy of the original script for his first film, "Love Me Tender" went for $14,375
Other interesting items were..
- Elvis Presley Signature on Library Card - from the school Elvis attended in Tupelo and this is one of the earliest known signatures from the would-be King of Rock 'n' Roll sold for $10,000
- 1969 Las Vegas Show Agreement - A blue folder entitled "Agreement Between Elvis Presley and Las Vegas International" contains a 13-page typed agreement. This contract is for the first of Elvis' 15 Las Vegas engagements sold for $27,500
- Gemstone, Diamond and Gold Lion Mask Pendant - This 18kt gold custom-made pendant is set with 24 diamonds, two emeralds and one ruby. The piece was worn by Elvis on many occasions, including when he met President Nixon in the Oval Office at The White House sold for an astounding $82,500.
All of the items in the auction were offered from third-party collectors and none of the items included in the auction were 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.
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