August 11-19, 2017 will be a most memorable time, as fans from around the world gather at Graceland in Memphis to celebrate, honor and reflect upon the life and legacy of Elvis Presley, the undisputed King of Rock ’n’ Roll, during the 40th anniversary Elvis Week.
Elvis touched the hearts of millions of people around the globe who have never forgotten his talent and influence and have, over the decades, shared their passion with new generations of fans, who have developed their own deep appreciation for the greatest entertainer of all time.
Graceland Auctions is once again delighted to host a robust auction event during this very special 40th anniversary Elvis Week and we encourage participation in this incredible auction to help preserve the memory of Elvis for future generations through these treasures.
The auction includes a wide and diverse range of artifacts from an extraordinary stage-worn jumpsuit along with more concert and personally-owned and worn clothing to jewelry, advertising materials, awards and movie memorabilia. This is our largest and most all-encompassing auction yet, with something for every budget and every collector. Not only are these auctions fun to observe, but the feeling of winning a coveted Elvis treasure, a true piece of history, is second to none. Don’t miss out and don’t go home empty handed.
Auction highlights include:
- Elvis Presley Owned and Stage-Worn Sleeveless Jumpsuit and Jacket Made by I.C. Costume Co. - From the 1999 Graceland Archives Auction (C36A), Estimate $200,000-250,000
- Elvis Presley Owned and Worn Gold and Diamond Ram’s Head Necklace, Estimate $100,000-150,000
- 1973 Elvis Presley Stage Worn Cape with Tiger Skin Pattern on the Interior, Estimate $70,000-100,000
- Elvis Presley Owned and Worn Brown Velvet Jacket, Pants and Cape Ensemble Made by I.C. Costume Co. – From the 1999 Graceland Archives Auction (C44A), Estimate $70,000-80,000
- November 6, 1954, Louisiana Hayride Contract Signed by Elvis Presley, Gladys Presley and Vernon Presley as well as Scotty Moore and Bill Black, Estimate $30,000-50,000
- Elvis Presley’s TCB Necklace Taken off His Neck and Gifted to His Personal Hairdresser Larry Geller, Estimate $30,000-50,000
- The Bible Used by Rex Humbard to Officiate Elvis Presley’s Funeral and the Handwritten Notes Dictated by J.D. Sumner Outlining Elvis’ Funeral Service, Estimate $30,000-40,000
- March 26, 1956, Elvis Presley Signed Contract Solidifying Colonel Parker as His Exclusive Management - One of the Most Famous Contracts in All of Popular Culture! Estimate $30,000-35,000
- Elvis Presley Owned and Worn Gold and Diamond Guitar Ring with “EP” Initials Gifted to Charlie Hodge, Estimate $20,000-30,000
- Historic January 25, 1956, Elvis Presley First Signed Document as an Adult - Certifying Earlier Agreements with Colonel Parker, Estimate $20,000-25,000
- Elvis Presley Owned and Worn Red “Elephant Corduroy” Suit Made by I.C. Costume Co., Estimate $60,000-70,000
Additional highlights include artifacts from the Estate of Scotty Moore and from the Trude Forsher Archive.