Place curser on some of the photos to flip or open books.
TV Guid ad for April , 18, 1973
Elvis backed out of the over $4 million enterprise but gave his blessing for the Presley name to be used.
Members of the Memphis Mafia had invested in the venture which was to be Elvis' only out-of-music investment .
I got the card from JoCathy Elkington. She dated Elvis 1975. The card was gifted to her by Dr. Knick.
Value $250 Dollars.
The photo above is from the Tribune archives , when a photo was needed of Mrs. Presley this is the one that was used. From the 1950s.
When it was used they would stamp the date on the back . Sometimes they would paste a portion from the paper to the back .
The measurments and the lines on the photo shows how the photo would be cropped. This is the photo that was used for her obituary.
Another photo from the Tribune Archives this time for Priscilla Presley.
Note the work done on the front of the photo for cropping.
When the photo was used they would date the back and sometimes glue a portion of the write up to the back.
LOVE ME TENDER NECKLACE.
THROUGH ISSUED TO COINCIDE WITH THE RELEASE OF ELVIS FIRST MOVIE "LOVE ME TENDER" NECKLACE HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH THE MOVIE . AVAILABLE IN BOTH SILVER AND GOLD. THE GOLD IS SLIGHTLY MORE VALUABLE TODAY. IF IT IS STILL ON THE ORIGINAL CARD , THE VALUE IS INCREASED BY $50.
VALUE WITH OUT CARD $200.00 IF STILL ON CARD VALUE $ 500
Elvis Presley Album of Juke Box Favorites , No 1 1955 value $100
This was the first book to be published about Elvis Presley
, and it made its appearance about the same time Elvis was landing at Mc Guire Air Force Base .
The Elvis Pocket Hand Book by Albert Hand . Published in England in the summer of 1961
. 100 page paper back book . This book is highly sought after by fans.
What is more appropriate than a lei to promote a movie ?
Elvis Presley in Hollywood 1956 by Gib Publishing Corp
. It measures 4 1/2 x 5 1/2 and sold for 15 cents
Flasher Pins , uncut sheet .Color and black and white sets . made in New York . Hard to find.
Value $500 Each
Begun in 1956 , the national Elvis Presley Fan Club became one of Parkers strongest marketing tools
. Started by my friend Kay Wheeler. It was issued in Elvis favorite color black and pink .
For a five dollar fee each member received a membership card .
Johns Pocket Movie Flip Book 1957
A MONG THE EARLIEST AND MOST POPULAR OF ALL ITEMS ISSUED BY EPE WAS THE CHARM BRACELET .
ON AUGUST 28,1956 RCA RECEIVED EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS TO DISTRIBUTE THE ELVIS PRESLEY CHARM BRACELETS THROUGH DEALERS WHO SOLD BOTH RECORDS AND RCA VICTOR PHONOGRAPHS ..
ORIGINALLY SELLING FOR 69 CENTS TO $1 , THE BRACELET CAME WITH A GOLD FINISH AND FOUR CHARMS . AFTER LOVING YOU PREMIERED IN MID -1957 ,
THE WORDS LOVING YOU WAS ADDED TO THE DISPLAY CARD , BUT THE BRACELET REMAINED UNCHANGED. value $300.00
The Elvis Presley ear rings match the bracelet above are much more scarce then the bracelet.
The ear rings are 14 karet gold - plated finish . The card that was on it when sold was black and gold.
Even more rare then the bracelet or the earings is the matching guitar pin. The guitar pin is gold plated with perl inlay. The neck of the guitar pin
has six green rhinestones.
Elvis Presley’s Half-Hour Christmas Program
Sunday, Dec. 3, 1967
Reel-to-reel tape edited for radio for the airing of an Elvis Christmas Special in 1967
Special Christmas Wishes at the end of the program
Full Track 7 ¼ i.p.s.
This extremely rare find is an "Elvis Half-Hour Christmas Program Sunday, Dec. 3, 1967 EPC-1 on Full track 7 1/4 i.p.s
." RCA Victor Mono Tape Elvis Presley Special Christmas Program For Radio Stations Only "Not For Sale".
The sequence of songs is on the back of the box. Elvis presents his personal Christmas
Wishes at the end.
Elvis presley Coin Purse and Key Chain 1956 value $1,200
Elvis Presley French Purse , folding clutch purse with two coin compartments Value $1,000
These were hung on the walls at both the International and at the Sahara Tahoe.
The names on the discs would be diiferent depending on which Hotel you were at.
Paper hat promotional item for the movie "GI Blues" . Was used as admission at the box office along with a separete blue card that was used for validation with the hat. Hat measures 11 1/16x5 1/2
value of hat $77-$100
Uncut Sun Records labels 1970,s I am sure they never ended up on records due to the errors on the label. Value $ 75.00
RIAA Double Platinum for the Madison Square Garden LP . This award was given to an RCA executive for his work on the project . Value $900