INTERNATIONAL HOTEL LAS VEGAS NEVADA   

JULY 3 , 1969 - KIRK KERKORIAN OPENS THE 1,500 - ROOM INTERNATIONAL , THE LARGEST HOTEL IN THE WORLD . BARBARA STREISAND SERVES AS THE OPENING NIGHT ACT.

       

 

VINTAGE VEGAS CARD

INTERNATIONAL / HILTON OLIVE SPEARS

 

The following would be found in the rooms next to the bed in High Roller Rooms. Cover shown then open folder shot.

value $250 Dollars

 

VINTAGE POSTCARD OF THE SHOWROOM

 

 

 

THESE SMALL DISCS WERE HUNG ON WALLS ,DOORS, EVERYWHERE THEY COULD STICK ONE. / INTERNATIONAL DRINK COASTER HIGHLY SOUGHT AFTER .

 

JULY 31 , 1969 - ELVIS PRESLEY RETURNS TO THE STAGE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN NINE YEARS. WITH A SOLD OUT SHOW .LAUNCHING A 4 WEEK ,57 SHOW RUN ,WHICH HIS FIRST LIVE ALBUM ,"ELVIS IN PERSON" IS RECORDED.

    

ABOVE . BACK VIEW OF A PROMO PHOTO. THE FRONT IS THE SAME PICTURE OF THE "ELVIS IN MEMPHIS " LP INSERT / VINTAGE POST CARD

 

               

   

1968 thru 1970 international matches. the Hilton is 1970. note the colors have not yet been dropped to the normal Hilton colors. the lighter was purchased in the souvenir shop. note the name. Hilton International. the International will later be dropped. All are very collectable.

 

 

1970 - ELVIS SIGNS A EXCLUSIVE DEAL TO PERFORM AT THE INTERNATIONAL .

POLK SALAD CARDS. /  VIP 1nternational ashtray

VINTAGE POST CARD

COLLECTABLE STEIN

 

 

THE BARRON HILTON BOUGHT IT IN 1971. MAKING INTERNATIONAL MEMORABILIA HIGHLY COLLECTABLE AMONG ELVIS FANS.

   

VEGAS NOW GIVEN FREE AT THE HOTEL. FROM THE INTERNATIONAL HOTEL / VINTAGE INTERNATIONAL POST CARD

  ELVIS HAD 4 LENGTHY ENGAGEMENTS AT THE HOTEL IN 1969 TO 1971,UNDER THE HOTELS ORIGINAL NAME. HE ALSO APPEARED THERE UNDER THE NEW NAME,13 TIMES. FROM 1971 TO 1977.SUITES 446-447 WERE RESERVED FOR COL PARKER. FOR COL PARKER AND ELVIS'S STAFF.

 

 

INTERNATIONAL HOTEL DIRECTORY/AND STATIONARY WITH ENVELOPES IN SEVERAL SIZES

TO THIS DAY THE HOTEL RENTS OUT THE SUITE ELVIS USED ,FOR $2000 DOLLARS A NIGHT. ELVIS ALSO HELPED DESIGN IT.

INTERNATIONAL ASH TRAY FRONT VIEW        HILTON VIP ASH TRAY AND PAPER WEIGHT   LAS VEGAS HILTON / CAME IN GOLD AND WHITE PRINT  

  ELVIS'S FIRST LIVE CONCERT WAS HELD IN THE INTERNATIONAL IN 1969 (JULY 31 TO AUGUST 28)

HE SET A LAS VEGAS RECORD OF 101,509 PAID CUSTOMERS AND PRODUCED A GROSS TAKE OF $1.5 BILLION.

 

                                                              

INTERNATIONAL ROOM RESERVATION FOR 2/5/71                    WRAPPED HILTON DICE IN INTERNATIONAL WRAPPERS 1971

 

 

INTERNATIONAL DECK OF CARDS IN RED AND WHITE / INTERNATIONAL POST CARD

TO SEE MORE INTERNATIONAL ITEMS .PLEASE GO TO MENUS AND POSTCARDS ON THE COLLECTION PAGE

 

Las Vegas International Casino Hotel credit privileges card

 

 

       

VIP HANGERS FROM THE INTERNATIONAL HOTEL

1969-1971 VERY RARE

                                                                                                  

       

slot card . use your curser to flip

HILTON INTERNATIONAL KENO CARD 1971 -1972

the card is punched with the keno numbers plus it is punched with the following

INTL.

4/28/72

 

 

AUGUST 1973 - BOBBY DARIN DOES HIS LAST PERFORMANCE. HE LATER DIES OF A HEART AILMENT ,4 MONTHS LATER. AT THE AGE OF 37

1975 - AN EXPANSION OF THE EAST TOWER INCREASES ROOM CAPACITY BY 600

                     

 

DECEMBER - 12 , 1976 - ELVIS FINISHES A 11 - NIGHT ENGAGEMENT . IT PROVES TO BE HIS LAST IN LAS VEGAS.

FEBRUARY 15 ,1978 - LEON SPINKS SHOCKS THE WORLD DEFEATING MUHAMMAD ALI . THUS WINNING THE HEAVY WEIGHT TITLE.

 

 

 

ABOVE IS THE POST CARD SENT TO YOU BY THE HILTON TELLING YOU THAT YOU GOT YOUR RESERVATION FOR YOUR ELVIS TICKETS

1979- ANOTHER 600 HUNDRED ROOMS ARE ADDED WITH THE EXPANSION OF THE NORTH TOWER

FEBRUARY 10 , 1981 - A FIRE STARTED BY A HILTON BUS BOY ON THE EIGHTH FLOOR KILLS EIGHT AND INJURES 200. DAMAGE IS ESTIMATED AT 13 MILLION

HILTON KEY / HILTON OLIVE SPEARS

 

LATE 1981 -ANOTHER EXPANSION OF THE NORTH TOWER ADDS 300 ROOMS , BRINGING THE TOTAL TO MORE THAN 3,000.

 

 

INTERNATIONAL DICE VALUE $30.00

SEPTEMBER 6 1991 - A GROUP OF WOMAN CLAIM THEY ARE SEXUALLY ASSAULTED BY DOZENS OF DRUNKEN SAILORS DURING A CONVENTION.

JULY 1994- A SUMMER STORM KNOCKS THE HILTON MARQUEE - BILLED AS THE TALLEST IN THE WORLD AT 362 FEET - TO THE GROUND

1995 - THE HILTON OPENS THE 30TH FLOOR SKY VILLAS , A 45 MILLION DOLLAR PROJECT AIMED AT ATTRACTING HIGH ROLLERS.

 

                                        

top vintage Vegas post card / Hilton post card                                            VINTAGE HILTON DRINKING GLASS

JANUARY 1998 - THE HILTON OPENS ITS $70 MILLION DOLLAR "STAR TRECK" THE EXPERIENCE

DECEMBER 24 2003 - PARK PLACE ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES IT WILL SELL THE LAS VEGAS HILTON TO COLONY CAPITAL FOR $280 MILLION .

 

1970 promotional photo

value $80 dollars

    

VINTAGE HILTON POST CARD                                  HILTON

 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL PENNANTS