All richie rich Elvis Presley fans are going to love this!! The King’s beloved white knabe grand piano as featured in his music room at Graceland from 1957 to 1969, is expected to bring $1,000,000+ as the centerpiece of Heritage Auction Galleries’ Signature Elvis Memorabilia Auction. The auction is to be held on Aug.14 in Memphis, Tennessee.
Cherished white piano of Elvis the Pelvis to go under the hammer
“This elegant musical instrument, so well-loved and played by Elvis, is presented with wonderful provenance back to the 1930s,” said Doug Norwine, Director of Music & Entertainment Auctions at Heritage, “not to mention that it was an emotionally-charged prized possession of the King himself.” The piano is the emotional centerpiece of an auction that features a number of truly spectacular pieces of Elvis memorabilia, more than 270 in all. So if you don’t want to spulrge on the piano, what you will find there is a 1976 Triumph TR-6 Convertible ($70,000+), custom gold-framed sunglasses ($20,000+), his personal address book ($3,500+), a .22 Harrington & Richardson Revolver ($8,000+), the Elvis Presley and parents signed Graceland sales contract ($35,000+), a handwritten and signed four-page letter written to his then-girlfriend Anita Wood in 1958 ($75,000+) and his stunning opal ring ($50,000+).