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    Elvis Presleys 24-carat Gold Piano to be sold.

    Elvis fans can now look forward to adding one more rare piece of this legendarys stars memorabilia with his 24-carat gold piano soon to be put on the market for the very first time. This IS the piano that has been on public display at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville.

    The piano has been owned by Andrew Marsh for the past ten years but since 1991 has been displayed in the museum with the permission of its current owner. Manufactured by Piano & Organ Company in 1928, the grand piano was originally white and was referred to as the world's largest grand. Its first owner was the Memphis Auditorium but it later got sold to the O.K. Houck Company, which owned it until 1955.

    That's when Elvis bought it for his mother. The gold leaf plating came when Priscilla secretly removed the piano from storage and hired European professionals to refinish it in 24kt. gold in 1968, their first anniversary.

    The piano stayed at Graceland until Elvis decided, in the early 70s, to give it to his aunt to use it in her church. But because of its size, the aunt traded it for a smaller one. From then on, the piano has known several owners. The unique Elvis piano is causing quite a stir among Elvis collectors.

    This heritage piano is not being offered through auction but is only being offered for sale privately through Andrew Marsh. If you have a lot of spare cash, the contact number is (310) 490-8814 USA.


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    Is this the same piano?
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    Wonder if the Graceland estate would purchase it back?

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    I'm not sure but I think it's the same piano...

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    I think the pictures that liana and frank posted were white not gold, but was this panio white to start out with before it got done up by priscilla??

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    Quote Originally Posted by presley31 View Post
    I think the pictures that liana and frank posted were white not gold, but was this panio white to start out with before it got done up by priscilla??
    The article that you posted says the piano was white to begin with and that Pris had the gold done on it in 1968 for their anniversary.

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    Quote Originally Posted by utmom2008 View Post
    The article that you posted says the piano was white to begin with and that Pris had the gold done on it in 1968 for their anniversary.
    My mistake, Liana and frank you are right Thank you for correcting me. Looks great white before pris changed it over!

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    Another thing is why isn't this at graceland?? Isn't that where it supposed to be or is this just something else that got sold along the way?

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    Quote Originally Posted by presley31 View Post
    Another thing is why isn't this at graceland?? Isn't that where it supposed to be or is this just something else that got sold along the way?
    Again...the article says that Elvis gave it to his aunt to use in Church in the early 70's. At some point she traded it in for a smaller version and this piano has gone on to have several owners through the years. The article is interesting....

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    Quote Originally Posted by utmom2008 View Post
    Again...the article says that Elvis gave it to his aunt to use in Church in the early 70's. At some point she traded it in for a smaller version and this piano has gone on to have several owners through the years. The article is interesting....
    Sorry what l meant is why didn't graceland try to get this back if this meant something to elvis?? seems like there only interested only when it suits them

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    Quote Originally Posted by presley31 View Post
    Sorry what l meant is why didn't graceland try to get this back if this meant something to elvis?? seems like there only interested only when it suits them
    There are soooo many personal Elvis items floating around out there...it makes you wonder how they slipped away to begin with. This does seem like a piece that Graceland would want back in family hands.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Suspicious Minds View Post
    Is this the same piano?

    It looks like this photo was taken 1964 -65. The gold piano was Elvis's first present from Priscilla.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Suspicious Minds View Post
    It looks like this photo was taken 1964 -65. The gold piano was Elvis's first present from Priscilla.
    yep frank its the same piano

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    Why are they going to sell this?? This should be kept at Graceland!!
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