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|AUCTION AT GRACELAND FOR BIRTHDAY WEEK
December 15, 2016 - Business Wire / Elvis Express Radio-
During the Elvis Presley Birthday celebration at Graceland, 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 at the Graceland-Authenticated “The Auction at Graceland,” in The Guest House at Graceland resort hotel theater and online at GracelandAuctions.
com. The auction will feature an array of artifacts from both Elvis’ theatrical and musical careers as well as personal tokens and gifts.
Online bidding is now open for the auction, which will be held Saturday, January 7 at 3:00 p.m. EST/2:00 p.m. CST in the new 464-seat state-of-the-art theater in The Guest House
at Graceland, and online at GracelandAuctions.com. 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 Gold and Diamond Lion Head Ring Gifted to Charlie Hodge
Elvis Presley Owned 1911 $2 1/2 Indian Head Gold Coin Ring Gifted to Charlie Hodge
1970s Elvis Presley Union 76 Gas Gold Card
1962 Elvis Presley Film-Worn Boxing Gloves from “Kid Galahad”
1962 Kid Galahad Sweater Worn by Elvis Presley Co-Star Joan Blackman
Elvis Presley Owned and Used Colt “Police Positive Special” .32 Caliber Pistol Gifted to Bodyguard Richard Grob
Elvis Presley Blue Suede Jacket
Elvis Presley White Button-Down Shirt with Blue Circles Pattern
1971 Elvis Presley 4th Degree Black Belt Card with Letter from Ed Parker and Elvis’ Kenpo Karate Handbook
Many of the auction lots can be viewed at the Elvis Presley Automobile Museum at Graceland in Memphis December 19 through January 5 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. CST.
Highlights will also be displayed on January 6-7 in the Rock conference room of The Guest House at Graceland.
The Auction at Graceland collectible catalog is now available to order at ShopGraceland.com and features 135 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 Friday, January 6 from 10-5 and Saturday, January 7 from 10-12 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 emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Advance registration is
recommended. Online bidding is now open. To register and bid online visit GracelandAuctions.com.
For more information about how to submit items for authentication by Graceland Authenticated, please visit www.gracelandauthenticated.com. To have an artifact considered for
inclusion in future Graceland Auctions, please email email@example.com.
Photos of specific auction items are available by request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Graceland and Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc.
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, its related properties, including the AAA Four-Diamond Guest House at Graceland 450-room
hotel, which opened in October 2016, as well as 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. 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,