Monday, April 26, 2010

April 26 - Official Bootlegs & Contract

Various Dutch fan club releases found their way to on-line stores like Amazon.

Volumes 1, 2 and 3 of the original vinyl "Rockin Rebel" bootlegs and the "Jailhouse Rock Sessions" bootleg. "We Just Stumbled Upon It" is an original fan club release.

Elvis Signed Contracts Sold

Elvis Presley 1957 signed Graceland real estate sale contract, two sided, 8. 5" x 14," - Elvis signed "sale contract form approved by real estate board of Memphis" to purchase Graceland on March 21, 1957 for $102,500, the terms in the contract included the deed on Elvis' East Memphis house located at 1034 Audubon Drive for a $55,000 deduction from the sale price, Elvis signed the document, together with his father Vernon Presley and his mother Gladys (died aug. 14, 1958),"bosworth, inc realtors, memphis, tennessee," 13. 891 acres, "1034 Audobon Drive is not to be shown until possession is given" handwritten addendum.

Graceland Farms was originally owned by S.C. Toof and named after toof's daughter, Grace,who inherited the farm, the portion of the land designated as Graceland today was given to Grace Toof's niece, Ruth Moore, "part of the Thomas D. Moore 179. 42 acre tract,... ," also signed by Ruth Brown Moore, in 1939 together with her husband Dr. Thomas Moore built the current american "colonial" style mansion that Elvis made his home until his death there on aug. 16, 1977, also signed by representative of virginia grant realty co,. Document was one of 4 "executed copies".

It was sold for 25,000.00 US Dollars.

Elvis Presley Knive

The king's year-long 75th birthday celebration will be the theme for some of the very first Elvis-branded Case commemoratives and collectibles. Case knives were present at another important birthday in Elvis’ past. In January of 1945, Gladys Presley accompanied her son to Tupelo Hardware, a local hardware store which still sells Case knives, in search of a birthday present for her son. It was there that Elvis received his very first guitar. 

W.R. Case & Sons Cutlery Company was recently approved by Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. to manufacture and market Elvis-branded knives, commemoratives and collectibles in the U.S.A. The agreement matches one of the world’s most revered cultural icons with one of America’s oldest and most collected knife brands. 

The Elvis Story - The Boy The Man The King

The Green Umbrella documentary DVD "The Elvis Story - The Boy The Man The King" was re-issued in Germany.

Uncensored Memories Of The King

Germany The DVD "Uncensored Memories Of The King" was released by  Archive M├ędia Publishing in France.