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Grand Piano Sold

August 24, 2017 | Other

Elvis famous white Knabe baby grand piano was sold on Ebay for US $375,190 after 117 bids. Previously figures of up to 1 million had been mentioned.

The grand piano — which reportedly was played by W.C. Handy, Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Cab Calloway before it was acquired by Elvis Presley.  The piano was built in 1912 and an d bought by Elvis in 1957 aafter he moved in to Graceland. It stayed in his Music Room at Graceland until 1969.

A statement on the piano reads: “It was played constantly by Elvis and many friends for practice sessions, friendly sing alongs and untold numbers of jam sessions by Elvis and visiting celebrities to Graceland and became one of Elvis's most loved, personal musical instruments.” In 2016 Heritage Auctions were hoping for  $600,000 for the same piano.  

Source:Elvis Information Network