Elvis Collectibles Sold At Auction Value of Elvis Collectibles
A Bible given to Elvis Presley on his first Christmas in Graceland in 1957, went for more than double the price at US$95,00. The bible was used by Presley throughout his life until his death on August 16, 1977. It contains his handwritten notes, thoughts, annotations and underlining throughout. The successful bidder, who did not want to be identified, was an American man based in the UK.
A Bible owned by Elvis Presley sold for 59,000 pounds US$94,600
Bids for the light-blue underpants worn underneath his famous white jumpsuit during a 1977 concert performance, reached US$8000, but did not sell. The entire Elvis collection, owned by a single British collector, sold for just over US$160,00 at Omega Auctions, Cheshire. A 1962 Follow That Dream movie contract signed by Elvis went for US9,600 and a pair of shoes made by Black Flagg Brothers, owned and worn by Elvis, sold forUS$10,500.
Elvis Presley Toy Guitar 1950s
sold at Auctions for $3,000
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Air Travel Card Credit signed 'Vernon Presley' issued to the Elvis Presley Estate and V. E. Presley. Hertz #1 Club Credit Card signed 'Vernon E. Presley' issued to V. E. Presley at 3764 Hwy South, before it became 3764 Elvis Presley Boulevard in 1972. Master Charge Credit Card, unsigned issued to Vernon Presley. Sears, Roebuck & Co Credit Card, signed 'V. Presley' issued to Mr. V. Presley. Master Charge Credit Card, signed 'Vernon Presley' issued to Vernon Presley. Signature is faint.
VERNON PRESLEY'S WALLET AND ITS CONTENTS SOLD AT AUCTION UNDER ELVIS COLLECTIBLES It seems that there is no end to what Elvis fans are willing to pay for unique Elvis Collectibles even 27 years after the fact. The cowhide Prince Gardner wallet with photo insert 4 1/8"x4½". Comprised of various signed & unsigned credit cards, personal memoranda, business cards & personal pictures. Sepia-toned 2x3¼"
Most sought after Elvis memorabilia & Elvis Collectible are items produced in the mid 50s
Elvis Toy Guitar, Sneakers, Elvis Poodle Shirt
sold at Auctions $1,200
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Elvis with his father Vernon
Crudely torn denominative corner, top left, of a US $10 bill, contained in a glassine slip. Elvis always carried this with him in his wallet. When he died, Vernon transferred this highly personal symbol of connectedness from Elvis' wallet into his own & continued to carry the two corners of the bill until his death. The bond between Vernon and Elvis was intimate, that of one heart in two bodies. All that is known about these two corners of a $10 bill is that both men carried his piece until death: why, is unknown. Perhaps Elvis, who studied numerology, took comfort in the meaning of the number '10'.
Extraordinary 'Elvis Presley Show' Brass Card, designed by Elvis and very possibly unique, 3½"x2¼", one sided and partially engraved; it is signed in the plate by Elvis, and bears the TCB lightning bolt logo as well. 'This is to certify that [his name engraved] Vernon Presley is a member of the ELVIS PRESLEY SHOW [his title engraved] Exec. Administrator Personal Business.' On the back is the manufacturer's mark, Apollo Trophies of Los Angeles.
Tennessee Sheriff's Association, Honorary Membership # 04289. Paper Card, unsigned, 'National Account Reference Card.' Typed 3x1½ note: "The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon, but only to hold a man's foot enough to enable him to put together the other somewhat higher"
1935 Buffalo nickel, excessively worn and carried deep in a crevice of the wallet. 1935 was the year of Elvis' birth. It seems likely, from the condition of the coin, that Vernon kept this token with him in his wallet from the beginning of Elvis' life, until his own death.
A 5½"x3" note of Jerry Schilling's phone number. Schilling had been Elvis personal aide from 1964 to 1976. Vernon and Jerry were always close. Another 2½"x1½" note of the name and address of a woman in Florida.
Typed Prayer and autograph annotations "Bless Lord this food to our use and use to thy service and make us ever mindful of the need of others. In Jesus' name. Amen" Business Card of Assistant Vice President of National Bank of Commerce in Memphis – on Elvis Presley Boulevard. National Sheriff's Association Card, dated December 1978. Photos of Priscilla and Lisa Marie. Color, 2"x3¼" and another color 2"x3¼" of Lisa Marie another of Printed Card: the directions to the safe at Graceland.1973 National Bank of Commerce Pocket Calendar with a series of numbers: account number or safe combination.
Emergency Medical Information Card, signed ('Vernon Presley, 1293 Old Hickory, Memphis'); he lists the infamous Dr. George Nichopoulous, as his physician. 'Dr. Nick' was a close friend of Elvis and the Presleys. Blue Cross Identification Card, accomplished in typescript, for Vernon Presley, of Elvis Presley Enterprises.
Emergency Medical Card, listing Vernon's name, address, religion ('Pentecostal') medical conditions & medications, whom to contact in an emergency (Sandy Miller & Delta Biggs) & doctor Dr. George Nichopoulous. Prince Gardner Identification Card, Vernon's name, address, and whom to contact in case of an emergency.
In the pocket of the billfold, two worn $1.00 bills and one $2 bill, with its right corner folded. Along with the usual credit cards & pictures of the kids and a $10 bill. That one piece belonged to Vernon & the other to Elvis clearly indicates the connection between this father & son. A close friend of the Presley's remembers, that she has never seen such a close knit family. After Gladys died, the bond between Vernon & Elvis could not be severed. Vernon lived a mere 22 months after his son, just long enough to finish settling his son's estate.
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