Online Bidding Is Now Open and Collectible Auction Catalog Available to Order
MEMPHIS, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Graceland® Auctions has announced its fifth auction of rare and authentic Elvis Presley™ artifacts, which will be held during Elvis Week 2016, and feature 197 lots, including Elvis Presley’s birth record document, personal American Express card and important movie-related memorabilia among other historically significant artifacts. The Auction at Graceland will take place in the Graceland Archives Studio in Memphis, Tennessee, on Saturday, August 13, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. CDT. Online bidding is now available at Graceland Auctions.
Fans, music collectors and pop culture enthusiasts from around the world are expected to participate on site and online in this significant auction, with all 197 lots expertly authenticated by the staff of Graceland Authenticated. 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. Graceland Authenticated sets a new standard for pop culture authentication and appraisal to ensure artifact accuracy and provide evaluations of privately-owned collections.
Notable items among the 197 lots in the August 13 auction include:
Lot 29: January 8, 1935 Elvis Presley Birth Record Document from Delivering Physician Dr. Robert Hunt – Also Details the Birth of His Twin Brother Jesse. Estimate: $80,000 – 100,000
Lot 176: 1973-74 Elvis Presley Signed American Express Card – The Finest Elvis Credit Card in Existence. Estimate: $40,000 – 60,000
Lot 159: Elvis Presley Owned 1971 Colt Lawman MKIII .357 Magnum Revolver – With Unimpeachable Provenance. Estimate: $25,000 – 35,000
Lot 163: 1971 Mathey-Tissot Custom-Made Watch with “ELVIS PRESLEY” on the Bezel – Gifted by Elvis to Producer Felton Jarvis to Commemorate Elvis’ “Ten Outstanding Young Men of America” Award. Estimate: $10,000-15,000
Lot 168: J.D. Sumner’s (of the Stamps Quartet) Diamond-Studded TCB Necklace Gifted by Elvis Presley. Estimate: $20,000 – 30,000