Christmas present Rolex Watch given to Elvis Presley is to be auctioned. The diamond-set Rolex and was given to Elvis by his long time manager, Tom Parker, on the Christmas 1976 before Presley's death. It is engraved, "ELVIS MERRY CHRISTMAS YOUR PAL COL. TOM PARKER"
The Rolex watch, being auctioned by Christie's is a FAKE! EPN email from Loanne Parker confirms... the Rolex was never given to Elvis by the Colonel, nor did Elvis ever wear it. She also noted...
The last thing Colonel would give Elvis was jewelry. Colonel was appalled at the amount of money Elvis spent on jewelry. Colonel never referred to himself as Elvis' "pal". That was not their relationship. A gift would not be engraved "Col. Tom Parker". He would have simply sign "Colonel"
Interesting to learn who is claiming the authenticity of the watch.
The watch is expected to fetch $9,500+
at Christie's Auctions
Omega Black Dial Constellation Calendar watch is up for auction at Antiquorum Auctioneers June 12 New York was gifted to Elvis' friend and musician Charlie Hodge who handed Elvis scarves on stage
Hodge recalls "… several times I told Elvis how beautiful his watch was and he took it off his wrist and gave it to me."
Elvis Omega Black Dial Watch