Graceland Auctions is delighted to host an auction event in conjunction with the grand opening of Elvis Presley's Graceland's new state-of-the-art entertainment complex, “Elvis Presley’s Memphis.”
This is the largest and most significant expansion at Graceland since first opening to the public in 1982. Elvis Presley's Memphis will enable music fans, pop culture enthusiasts and Memphis visitors to follow the path that Elvis took, surround themselves with the things that he loved, and experience the sights and sounds of the city that inspired him.
The auction will include a wide and diverse range of memorabilia, including advertising materials, jewelry, awards and movie posters, plus an exciting offering of artifacts from the Estate of Scotty Moore. A perfect opportunity for Elvis fans and collectors from around the world to bid, win and take home an artifact from the world of Elvis Presley, the undisputed King of Rock ’n’ Roll.
With each auction comes the opportunity for fans to purchase the newest edition of the Official Graceland Auction Catalog which provides an insiders look at artifact images, information and auction details—making it a must have for all Elvis collectors.
Official Catalog details:
- 132 pages plus a 4 page cover
- Dimensions: 8 3/8" X 10 7/8"
- Full color images throughout
- 2 page bonus insert
Every artifact is authenticated by Graceland Authenticated, LLC. All of the items in the auction will be offered from third-party collectors and none of the items will come from the treasured Graceland Archives. The mansion and all artifacts in the Graceland Archives continue to be owned by Lisa Marie Presley and are not for sale.
Auction highlights include:
- Elvis Presley Owned and Worn Gold and Diamond Panther Head Ring Gifted to Tour Promoter Tom Hulett, Estimate $10,000-15,000
- Elvis Presley Owned Diamond and Black Sapphire Ring Gifted to Charlie Hodge, Estimate $10,000-15,000
- 1957 RCA Award to Colonel Tom Parker for Making Elvis Presley's "That's When Your Heartaches Begin" a Million Seller, Estimate $10,000-15,000
- Elvis Presley Twice-Signed Promotional Photo, Estimate $4,000-6,000
- Elvis Presley Used Electro-Voice RE16 Microphone, Possibly Stage or Studio Used, Emanating from RCA Employee, Estimate $4,000-5,000
- Elvis Presley Owned and Heavily Notated Copy of "The Impersonal Life" Gifted to His Aunt Delta, Estimate $2,000-3,000
- 1960 Elvis Presley Signed Lease for Apartments at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel Where He Lived While Filming "G.I. Blues," Estimate $2,000-3,000
Awards and Artifacts from the Estate of Scotty Moore:
- Elvis Presley Signed and Inscribed Snapshot of Mrs. Scotty Moore (Bobbie Walls Moore) - "No I'll Never Dance, Elvis 'Q Ball' Presley," Estimate $1,000-2,000
- Scotty Moore's Gold Record Award for 1954 Sun Record "That's All Right," Estimate $1,000-2,000
- Ronnie Wood Signed Original Charcoal Artwork of Scotty Moore - “Scotty Hard at Work at Sandymount Studio Dec. ‘96” - Done by Wood During 1996 Recording Session, Estimate $3,000-6,000