JULY 31, 2014
Online bidding registration is now open to the public for the first-ever Auction at Graceland taking place August 14, at 7:00 p.m. at Graceland Archive Studio. Elvis collectors can complete the online registration and view 72 items up for bid by visiting online The Auction at Graceland.
Fans and collectors from around the world are expected to participate onsite and online for this unprecedented auction, featuring artifacts authenticated by the new Graceland Authenticated.
By visiting the auction site, fans can view individual items including photos with zoom capabilities, a complete description of each item, and a condition assessment of the artifact. Fans can also purchase The Auction at Graceland catalog by visiting Shop.Graceland.com.
All of the items in the auction will be offered from third-party collectors and none of the items included in the auction 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. The auction will be held on site at Graceland and powered by LiveAuctioneers for the online bidding.
All of the Items included in the auction have been authenticated by Graceland Authenticated, a new Graceland affiliated authentication and appraisal service for collectors and fans. Graceland Authenticated sets a new standard for pop culture authentication and appraisal to ensure pop culture artifact accuracy and provide evaluations of privately owned collections.
Among the items in the auction are rare and unique artifacts from the collection of Greg Page, founding member of The Wiggles® and one of the world’s biggest and most well-known Elvis Presley collectors. Page’s items include Elvis’ 1977 Cadillac Seville, a Martin D-28 and Elvis’ copy of the original script for his first film, “Love Me Tender.”
For more about The Auction at Graceland or to sign up for updates, visit Graceland.com/Auction.