December 18 - Auction

It is the season for celebrating, and Graceland Auctions would like to invite you to commemorate the life and legacy of Elvis Presley during the 2018 Elvis Birthday Celebration. January is a time to remember the talented life of Elvis Presley and the many gifts he gave to the world. He shared his musical and acting talents on the stage and screen and showered family, friends and fans with tokens of his kindness and generosity. Graceland Auctions is honored to offer an amazing array of artifacts representing both the skills and selflessness of the king of rock ’n roll. 

With a cornucopia of authenticated artifacts on offer in the auction, we are confident that every collector will discover a treasure or two of interest. Highlights include rings, TCB and TLC necklaces, personal clothing and sunglasses, furniture and decorations from his homes, stage and screen advertising, awards and so much more! There is truly something for each and every collector so please enjoy the treasure trove of Elvis Presley rarities!  

This January 6th “Auction at Graceland” live auction event will be held in the theater at the Guest House at Graceland and everyone is welcome.

Auction highlights include:

Impressive Diamond and Platinum Ring Gifted to Linda Thompson from Elvis Presley, Estimate $30-40,000
Elvis Presley Owned and Worn TCB Necklace Gifted to Dean Nichopoulos, Estimate  $20-30,000 
Elvis Presley’s Grand Prix Chrome "TCB" Sunglasses with "EP" on the Bridge - Gifted to Ed Parker and Shown in His Book "Inside Elvis," Estimate $20-30,000
1954 Elvis Presley Earliest Known Concert Performance Poster - Eagle’s Nest, Estimate $15-20,000
“TLC” Necklace Gifted by Elvis Presley to Dr. Nick’s Wife Edna Nichopoulos - Given on the Day He Received His 1970 Ten Most Outstanding Young Men Award, Estimate  $15-20,000
Elvis Presley’s Leather Rocking Chair from the Jungle Room at Graceland, Estimate  $10-15,000
Elvis Presley Signed Title to His Circle G Ranch, Estimate  $10-20,000
Elvis Presley’s Personal Massive Wooden Desk from His Home Office in Palm Springs, Estimate  $10-20,000
Elvis Presley Owned 1922 Colt “Police Positive” .32 Caliber Revolver with Ornate Engraving and Ivory Inlaid Grip by Edward H. Bohlin - Gifted to Tour Promoter Tom Hulett, Estimate  $5-10,000

Additional highlights include artifacts from the Trude Forsher Archive, Jerry Hopkins Archive, Sandi Pichon Collection and several artifacts originally offered in the 1999 Graceland Archives Auction.

Mississippi Arts+Entertainment Experience Hall of Fame

Elvis Presley had the honor of being a part of the inaugural class of The Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience (The MAX)'s Hall of Fame.

The MAX, opening in Spring 2018, will showcase Mississippi’s legacy in every area of the arts, honor Mississippi’s worldwide legends in arts and entertainment, and inspire tomorrow’s artists to follow their own creative passions. 

The 2017 Hall of Fame Class includes Elvis, Oprah Winfrey, Robert Johnson, Jim Henson, Eudora Welty, B.B. King, James Earl Jones, Leontyne Price, William Faulkner, Walter Inglis Anderson, Morgan Freeman, Sela Ward, John Grisham, Muddy Waters, Jimmie Rodgers, George Ohr, Richard Wright and Tennessee Williams. 

At Saturday's induction ceremony in Meridian, Mississippi, Elvis' friend Bill Morris accepted the award on the King of Rock 'n' Roll's behalf. Bill, a former Mayor and Sheriff of Shelby County, was close friends with the King of Rock 'n' Roll and has shared his Elvis memories during Elvis Week.

Elvis is a member of many Halls of Fame, including the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Country Music Hall of Fame, Gospel Hall of Fame, Rockabilly Hall of Fame, Memphis Music Hall of Fame and Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame.

(Source: EPE)

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