Henry Aldridge and Son will be auctioning a number of items of Elvis material on Saturday 13th November at 10am GMT.
The lots going under the hammer will offer collectors around the world the chance to own their own piece of Elvis history. One particularly noteworthy lot is Elvis Presley's last will & testament (Law firms copy- shown right), it dates from the mid 1970's and originated from the law office that represented one of the Presley family members in the matter.
In 1987 the lawyers purged their files, an employee of the firm took them from the trash and was told by the owner of he could keep them, marked "deceased," this is a file copy of this document from the mid 1970's and would have been used extensively during that traumatic period in 1977. It shows varies clauses such as Instructions concerning personal property, provision of a trust for his children and proceeds from Royalties such as Concerts and motion picture contracts and gives the reader a fascinating insight into the private wishes of the King of Rock and Roll. It is estimated at £500-£1000.
Other rare and unusual items being sold include a scarf worn by Elvis on Stage in the Mid South Coliseum in 1975, bedding from Elvis’ Circle G Ranch with its original laundry tag attached bearing the name "Presley" and an original Elvis Presley Royalties statement 12/31/67, for the songs, "Lawdy Miss Clawdy", "Long Tall Sally" and "Rip it Up". An original page from the flight logbook for Elvis' private passenger Jet, The Lisa Marie from October 23rd, 1976. Estimates on items in the sale will range from £50 upto several thousand pounds.
The auction will be held on Saturday 13th November at 10am GMT.