April 10 - Auction Result

Two dark blonde hand-tied wigs, supposedly worn by Elvis Presley, sold for $6,572.50  US Dollars while the estimate was $3,000 - up.


While working at MGM, possibly for Kissing Cousins though the date suggests it was later rented for a subsequent production. The wig # 1300B includes the MGM studio stock card. The wig record card has "Stock No. 1300B", the date "2-11-66", and "original Player: E. Presley" typed on it. There are some pencil note markings as well. Description: Dark Blonde Modern.


The wig 1300A includes the original MGM studio cardboard box. The front of the box has been labeled "1300 B, DK. Blonde Modern, E. Presley". Both wigs are made from human hair and are in overall Fine condition. Wig 1300B has the nape extension dated 2-11-66 and has been restyled for photography. The box has been badly moisture-stained and the top cover has a broken corner. The wig box is in Fair condition. The studio card has a 1/2" tear. Otherwise it is in Very Good condition. From The MGM Wig Archive. 


(Source: Elvis Unlimited.com)

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