Up for sale on eBay is this rare and one of kind piece of Elvis history. Yamaha model C7 white baby grand piano and bench.
The Piano includes documents corroborating its legacy as the instrument at which Presley rehearsed for Vegas shows and recorded such tracks as "Green, Green Grass of Home," "T-R-O-U-B-L-E" and "Pieces of My Life," among others.
These documents include letters of authenticity, provided by Presley's former roadie Joe Esposito who dated the piano to 1968 but research according to its serial number suggests, it was built in 1974. After 30 years the specific date of origin and use by Elvis for this piano is not precisely known, however, there is no question that the King himself, Elvis Aaron Presley played this piano around that era.
Purchased by custom order by RCA for Elvis and placed in Hollywood's RCA building, home of Studio C, a high-ceiling recording room especially built for Presley. Since then piano has been moved to a private home located in West Hills, CA and is currently owned by Warren Liu, owner of the RCA building from 1978 - 1988 who in this current financial crisis is forced to sell this prized possession.
Cosmetically the outside does have some scuff marks and scratches which are clearly visible in the pictures. As an instrument it will need tuning but is otherwise in excellent working order, plays and sounds great. This White Baby Grand Piano is approximately 5 feet in length, 4 feet width, 3 feet height; 500 pounds; plus bench
Here are songs recorded by Elvis Presley in RCA's Studio C: "Fairytale", "Green, Green Grass of Home", "I Can Help", "And I Love You So", "Susan When She Tried", "T-R-O-U-B-L-E", "Woman Without Love", "Shake a Hand", "Bringin' it Back" and "Pieces of My Life".
Manufactured by Nippon Gakki, this Yamaha C7 bears the serial number: 1873284C752K.
eBay item ID: 360191345496