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Online Bidding Now Open For "The Auction at Graceland," to be Held During Elvis Week 2018 in Memphis


The August 12th Graceland-Authenticated Auction Will Feature
Artifacts From Elvis' Personal And Professional Life Including General
Omar Bradley Owned Pistol Gifted to Elvis Presley And Historic Elvis
Presley Signed Contract for Song "Love Me Tender"

A highlight during Elvis
Week™ 2018
is The
Auction at Graceland
when collectors, fans and pop culture
enthusiasts from around the world will raise their paddles to bid in
hopes of going home with a piece of Elvis history. The auction will
include artifacts from across the spectrum of collecting, including
items owned by Elvis, gifted by Elvis, signed by Elvis, used by Elvis
and created to promote the king and his career. Every lot in this
auction has been thoroughly researched and certified by Graceland
Authenticated, the authority in Elvis and pop culture authentication.
For more about The Auction at Graceland, visit

Online bidding is now open for the auction, which will be held on
Sunday, August 12 at 1:30 p.m. EDT/12:30 p.m. CDT in the theater at The
Guest House at Graceland
TM, and online at
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:

Lot 107
General Omar Bradley Owned 1942 Beretta Model M1934 9mm
Corto Caliber Pistol Gifted to Elvis Presley on December 9, 1970, Later
Gifted to Girlfriend Barbara Leigh
Estimate: $50,000-$100,000

Lot 124
1970s Elvis Presley's Hillcrest Home Walnut Desk and Chair

Lot 27
July 8, 1955, Publishing Agreement Between Elvis Presley and
Hill and Range Songs, Inc. Signed by Elvis, Vernon Presley, Gladys
Presley and Jean Aberbach

Lot 26
Historic August 27, 1956, Elvis Presley Signed Songwriters
Contract for Song "Love Me Tender" - Also Signed by Ken Darby's (The
Song's Writer) Wife Vera Matson and Freddy Bienstock

Lot 28
Historic November 21, 1956, Agreement Signed by Elvis
Presley and Colonel Parker Granting Parker 25% of All Song Publishing

Lot 199
Elvis Presley Owned Mother-of-Pearl Cross Gifted to Ginger
Alden, Mentioned in Her Book

Lot 133
Elvis Presley Owned and Worn Silver Concho Belt Gifted to
Barbara Leigh

Lot 102
Elvis Presley Owned 14K Gold Bulova Wristwatch with "EP"
Engraved on the Reverse

Lot 101
Elvis Presley Owned "Nudie's" Brown Suede Jacket with
Extraordinary Beaded Fringe – Gifted to His Aunt Delta

Lot 8
1954 Sun Records Acetate for Elvis Presley's "Blue Moon of
Kentucky" (Sun 209) with Additional Recordings on the Reverse

Lot 181
Elvis Presley Owned Television Set from Lisa Marie's
Bedroom at Graceland - With Bullet Hole from When Elvis Shot It

Lot 145
Elvis Presley/Charlie Hodge Stage-Used Black Binder That
Held Song Lyric Sheets Specifically for Elvis During His Live Shows From
1972 to His Last Show in Indy in June of 1977

Highlights will be displayed at Elvis Presley's Memphis TM
from July 23 through August 10th and on August 11th in the Rock
conference room of The Guest House at Graceland.

The Auction at Graceland collectible catalog is now available to order
and features more than 200 pages of photos and details of all the
auction items. Collectors wishing to bid in the live auction event
can register for a paddle on Saturday, August 11th from 10:00 a.m. to
5:00 p.m. and Sunday, August 12th from 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. in the
Rock Conference Room at The Guest House at Graceland. Collectors with an
existing bidding account can reserve a paddle for in-person bidding by
Advance registration is recommended. Online bidding is now open. To
register and bid online visit

For more information about how to submit items for authentication by
Graceland Authenticated, please visit
To have an artifact considered for inclusion in future Graceland
Auctions, please email

About Graceland and Elvis Presley Enterprises,

Elvis Presley's Graceland, in Memphis, is music's most important and
beloved landmark, with hundreds of thousands of fans from around the
world visiting the historic home each year. Elvis Presley Enterprises,
Inc. (EPE) manages the operations of Graceland and its related
properties, including Elvis Presley's Memphis, Graceland's new
entertainment and exhibition complex over 200,000 square feet in size;
the AAA Four-Diamond Guest House at Graceland 450-room resort hotel; and
the Graceland Archives, featuring thousands of artifacts from Elvis'
home and career. EPE also produces and licenses Elvis-themed live
events, tours, and attractions worldwide. Graceland Holdings LLC, led by
managing partner Joel Weinshanker, is the majority owner of EPE. Auction
A Circle and Graceland Auctions TNGL#5967 is the entity that manages
Auctions at Graceland. Graceland was named "Best Tennessee Attraction"
for 2018 by USA Today's 10Best Readers' Choice Awards. In 2015,
Graceland was named the world's "Best Musical Attraction" and "Best
Historic Southern Attraction" in the USA Today 10 Best Reader's Choice
Awards and in 2013, voted the #1 "Iconic American Attraction" in the
same poll. For more information on EPE and Graceland, visit

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