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Jumpsuit Junkie
07-18-2004, 10:44 AM
Peacock Jumpsuit (1974) Apparently This was the most expensive Jumpsuit Elvis had made! costing over $10,000. The peacock designs were hand embroidered with gold thread & is now based at the Elvis-A-Rama Museum.

Known Dates Worn:-

May 11, 1974. (2:30 pm) Los Angeles, CA.
June 15, 1974 (3.00 pm) Fort Worth , TX.
June 19, 1974 (8:30 pm) Amarillo, TX.
June 21, 1974 (8:30 pm) Cleveland, OH.
June 22, 1974 (8:30 pm) Providence, RI.
June 23, 1974 (3.00 pm) Philadelphia, PA.
June 26, 1974 (8:30 pm) Louisville, KY.
June 30, 1974 (8:30 pm) Omaha, NE.
September 27, 1974. (8:30 pm) Baltimore, MD.
October 2, 1974 (8:30 pm) St. Paul , MN.
October 5, 1974 (8:30 pm) Indianapolis, IN.
October 8, 1974 (8:30 pm) San Antonio, TX.

Scottishthistle
07-18-2004, 03:43 PM
I rate this one highly

boogie
07-28-2004, 11:58 PM
peacock suit

The fool
07-29-2004, 07:27 AM
Another Peacock

U.S. Male
07-30-2004, 08:32 AM
This is one of the suits that I always thought would have looked sharp with a cape. Nevertheless, it's still one fine piece of work. (y)

snowbird
08-05-2004, 06:28 AM
Here's one of my favourite peacock photos.

buttonhead
09-26-2004, 11:26 AM
one more old pic of this suit.. (y)

Mr. Songman
11-19-2004, 10:35 PM
This was the suit that he wore the first time I ever saw his show in Louisville, Kentucky.

kennyelvis
11-21-2004, 12:48 PM
I just put these two up on my site, so i will also put them up here :P

kennyelvis
11-21-2004, 12:53 PM
and another pix of this great suit,

Legend
11-21-2004, 01:06 PM
a couple more...
Black & white taken on the 16th of June/Forth Worth
The other in Indianapolis on the 5th of October.
Both 1974....but you allready knew that ;)
L

Scott Hayward
11-24-2004, 02:54 AM
Any pix of Elvis wearing this suit in Amarillo june 19th 1974? I think I have one in my "collection" but am probably wrong... :hmm:

edit: see below

paulsweeney
12-05-2004, 10:56 AM
Two from October 5, 1974

FrankieRider2
12-28-2004, 11:42 PM
The company that sells these outfits reproduced from the "original" specifications do offer a cape to go with this outfit.... and it looks pretty sharp indeed.

IM4Elvis
04-14-2005, 07:22 PM
Had the thrill of seeing Elvis wear the peacock suit in Philly, 1974, afternoon show! Wow was it flashy. One of his best ever.

IM

elvis fan 1976
10-21-2005, 10:35 PM
Here's one but i dont know what date it is.

KPM
10-23-2005, 12:47 PM
I believe the Col. paid $10,000 for the famous Gold Lame Tuxedo in the 50s.
The Col asked Elvis the first time he wore it to avoid getting on his knees because of the Gold in the suit rubbing off. End of First song he takes a run and slides on his knees to the edge of the stage. He sneaks a look at Parker who is red faced and fuming. The guys are trying not to bust a gut laughing and one worries that Parker will want them to sweep the stage for gold when the show is over.

elvis fan 1976
12-19-2005, 10:26 PM
Hear is one I never saw before he looks happy! :supriced:

Leroy
02-16-2006, 09:10 AM
The Forum of Inglewood, Los Angeles - California May 11th, 1974, 2:30 pm show. Elves is wearing the "Peacock" with the belt of the "White Spanish Flower" .

lopette
04-28-2006, 11:04 AM
The Peacock jumpsuit, used during a 1974 tour, proved to be one of Elvis? personal favorites.

A white jumpsuit with a V-neck and high collar, the Peacock features a large blue and gold bird rendered in a stylized design on both the front and back.

The peacock was the most expensive jumpsuit Elvis ever had made, costing over $10,000.

The peacock designs were handembroidered with gold thread.

The belt includes gold medaillions that alternate with designs that look like the eye of a peacock feather.

Elvis was attracted to peacocks because they represent eternal life. At one time, he kept a few of the birds at Graceland, but he gave them to the Memphis Zoo after one of them ruined the surface of his Roll Royce.

http://epgold.com/Elvis%20Jumpsuits/peacock%20jumpsuit.jpg

michu
04-28-2006, 04:25 PM
Really fantastic outfit! 10/10!

lopette
04-29-2006, 02:58 AM
Yes !!!!

I'm agree with you !!!!

jackwylde
08-10-2006, 05:36 PM
heee haaa i'm a lucky sum *****, but I wore this suit during the Butterfield auctions, which I photographed the catalogs for:king:

Jumpsuit Junkie
08-11-2006, 12:39 AM
heee haaa i'm a lucky sum *****, but I wore this suit during the Butterfield auctions, which I photographed the catalogs for:king:

Do you have any photo's of this event?

Matt

Eve
08-11-2006, 09:48 AM
http://img131.imageshack.us/img131/1392/0674peacock4cn9.jpg

Eve
08-11-2006, 09:50 AM
http://img131.imageshack.us/img131/6797/post261107467800rx7.jpg

jackwylde
08-11-2006, 10:41 AM
and photographed it for the auction... it IS AWESOME! up close...
this one was alittle big on me i think I was about 165 at the time..
he had to have been about 200...
feel free to ask any questions...

Eve
11-12-2006, 03:01 AM
:king: ................

Unchained Melody
11-12-2006, 11:27 AM
Again, Excellent quality pics Eve :D .

richardo316
09-16-2007, 06:54 AM
thanks for sharing this info and great pictures on this suit:D

Diane
10-17-2007, 03:28 PM
This is one of my favorite suits principally because I've been a breeder of peafowl for over 20 years and absolutely love these birds.:)


Diane

goodelvisgirl
02-09-2008, 01:21 PM
waw yes i give this 10/10 one of my fav suits thanks for the pics

elvispresleytheking
07-17-2008, 10:16 AM
This is one of the suits that I always thought would have looked sharp with a cape. Nevertheless, it's still one fine piece of work. (y)

A cape was designed for this suit, but never worn. You can see the design below.
http://www.b-k-enterprises.com/store/peacocksuit.html

8mmlowa
07-17-2008, 11:38 AM
A cape was designed for this suit, but never worn. You can see the design below.
http://www.b-k-enterprises.com/store/peacocksuit.html


love the cape too thanks for posting

elvispresleytheking
09-06-2008, 08:56 PM
I was shocked when it sold for 300K.

elvisfan92
09-06-2008, 09:33 PM
great pics everybody loved each and everyone of them thanks for posting (y)
;)

MojoElvis
09-07-2008, 02:21 AM
The company that sells these outfits reproduced from the "original" specifications do offer a cape to go with this outfit.... and it looks pretty sharp indeed.


In my opinion The peacock is placed too high up

Johnny2523
11-04-2008, 07:42 AM
My all time favourite, shots

elvia7
02-27-2009, 08:42 AM
This is one of my favorite suits principally because I've been a breeder of peafowl for over 20 years and absolutely love these birds.:)


Diane

http://www.tcb-world.com/picture.php?albumid=83&pictureid=930

How you like my 'wersion' - Diane?:)

elvia7
03-02-2009, 05:48 AM
http://img131.imageshack.us/img131/6797/post261107467800rx7.jpg

This photo are so CUTE - thank you Eva:))))

moody-blues67
03-14-2009, 06:08 AM
One of the best looking jumpsuits:clap::clap::clap:

molokai123
03-14-2009, 08:22 AM
Not really one of my favorites! But still a nice suit with a great design!! TCB!!

elvispresleytheking
06-17-2009, 02:01 PM
On the dates worn, also add 8/19/74 OS

jeanelvisgirl
06-20-2009, 04:28 PM
The Peacock suit was recently sold - and bought..... and is on loan to the Rock n Roll Hall Of Fame Annexe in New York City, where I recently saw it .... a real thrill!

Wonder Of You
06-21-2009, 07:29 AM
wow i thought
humm lets play around with the peacock and a face from 1977
and i came up with a brilliant picture omg
now i wished elvis would have wore it in february 1977 lol

http://www.tcb-world.com/gallery/showimage.php?i=85937&c=13

Mr.TCB
08-30-2009, 07:41 AM
This is by far one of my favorite suits he wore.

Mr.TCB
09-01-2009, 10:35 AM
Here is some 8mm footage of Elvis in this suit. YouTube - rare elvis promised land 1974 vegas peacock

richardo316
09-01-2009, 10:55 AM
thats great footage. thanks for the link

Wild_In_The_Country
10-14-2009, 06:38 PM
Has anyone got some clear photos of the peacocks feet?

I am currently hand embroidering one on a replica jumpsuit, and got the bird perfect, just need to do his feet.

The Everlasting Gaze
01-13-2010, 02:39 PM
http://www.elvisconcerts.com/pictures/s74061903.jpg

SilverGirl
03-07-2010, 02:48 PM
Although I prefer Elvis in 1970 when he was very exciting, I like soo much this jumpsuit.

piretos
10-28-2010, 12:57 PM
Here's some photos :

http://img5.imageshack.us/img5/3816/1974peacock12cleveland.jpg

http://img716.imageshack.us/img716/9713/1974peacock13cleveland.jpg

http://img100.imageshack.us/img100/5397/1974peacock14cleveland.jpg

Jumpsuit Junkie
10-28-2010, 05:13 PM
Very nice looking photo's (y)

richardo316
10-28-2010, 06:28 PM
awsome pics. thanks for sharing them

cunnie
11-30-2010, 12:03 PM
wonderful pictures, thanks for sharing

elvia7
11-30-2010, 01:27 PM
Here's some photos :

http://img5.imageshack.us/img5/3816/1974peacock12cleveland.jpg

http://img716.imageshack.us/img716/9713/1974peacock13cleveland.jpg

http://img100.imageshack.us/img100/5397/1974peacock14cleveland.jpg

Thank you Bessie, I personaly think that Elvis looks in this Jumpsuit very atractive, I see He had
very good day. He look so beautiful, I see also His face and think that he was in very happy...
I good condition..
Thank you again!(y):flowers:

Kajo
05-03-2012, 02:15 AM
Yeah! THE BEST OF ALL!!! He looked really great in this one.

Tommy
06-09-2012, 08:18 PM
http://www.tcb-world.com/gallery/data//32/1974a_002.jpg

http://www.tcb-world.com/gallery/data//32/1974_002.jpg

http://www.tcb-world.com/gallery/data//32/1974_003.jpg

http://www.tcb-world.com/gallery/data//32/1974_006.jpg

http://www.tcb-world.com/gallery/data//32/74_0021.jpg

http://www.tcb-world.com/gallery/data/32/peacock7.jpg

http://www.tcb-world.com/gallery/data//32/Image10_1.jpg

Tommy
06-10-2012, 08:28 AM
http://www.tcb-world.com/gallery/data//13/74_835888.jpg

richardo316
06-10-2012, 02:14 PM
thanks for sharing these nice pictures of this suit with us

Tommy
06-10-2012, 02:20 PM
thanks for sharing these nice pictures of this suit with us

You are welcome. (y) Thank you. (y)

jean francois
06-15-2012, 08:30 AM
http://i47.servimg.com/u/f47/12/57/89/40/1974_010.jpg
I have no choice but to put my photo here, I can not put this photo in the gallery forum, there are people who can put nice picture of 1000x1000, but I'm blocked, I do not think it's very funny .

Tommy
06-19-2012, 06:58 PM
http://www.tcb-world.com/gallery/data//32/1974_0011.jpg

drumzz70
06-25-2012, 05:49 PM
Elvis didn't wear this suit in providence RI on 6/23/74 , he was in Providence on the 22nd for two shows, day and evening, He wore the gold inca suit for day show and the blue rainbow swirl for the evening show. He wore this peacock for the dayshow in Phily penn on the 23rd

richardo316
06-25-2012, 08:58 PM
thanks for the nice pics and also theinfo on when the suit was worn

Tommy
06-27-2012, 08:38 AM
http://www.tcb-world.com/gallery/data//32/1974_0041.jpg

RS277
06-27-2012, 08:25 PM
Great photo :notworthy

Tommy
09-07-2012, 07:00 PM
Great photo :notworthy

Thank you my friend, and Matt, for his hard work with the Jumpsuit Section. (y)

Tommy
10-22-2012, 12:32 AM
http://www.tcb-world.com/gallery/data//13/74.jpg

poor boy
10-22-2012, 06:50 AM
Always thought this suit looked a 100% better with the White Spanish Flower Belt than with the belt made for it . I never liked that belt . The suit looked so much more classy and sleek with the White Spanish Flower Belt .

Tommy
10-23-2012, 07:09 AM
Always thought this suit looked a 100% better with the White Spanish Flower Belt than with the belt made for it . I never liked that belt . The suit looked so much more classy and sleek with the White Spanish Flower Belt .

Thank you very much for your reply my friend. (y)

elVis112
02-04-2013, 04:30 AM
I wonder why no pictures of Elvis wearing this suit on opening night in August '74 have ever surfaced. Surely somebody must have taken pictures that night? Apart from the 8 mm footage I have not seen anything from that show. Does anybody here have any infos regarding pics from this openig night?

IM4Elvis
02-04-2013, 10:19 AM
AMAZING photos! Thanks to all who have posted. This is a wonderful jumpsuit.

IM

Snake Eyes
02-05-2013, 04:49 AM
I miss seeing Tommys' pics.

hounddog
02-07-2013, 01:36 AM
elVis112 do you mean August 22? I've always read he wore one of the leather suits for the opening show.

I miss Tommy's wonderful photos to snake eyes

elvia7
02-08-2013, 06:56 AM
http://www.tcb-world.com/gallery/data//13/74.jpg
I miss TOMMY and his WONDERFUL ELVIS pictures!