The Auction at Graceland•January 7, 2017
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 1/7/2017
The offered example has been signed by Elvis near his photo. His inscription reads “Best of luck to a swell guy. Elvis.” Elvis is depicted in his senior class portrait wearing a suit jacket and tie with a curl of hair falling onto his forehead. He has listed his major as “Shop, History, English” and his activities as “R.O.T.C., Biology Club, English Club, History Club, Speech Club.” The yearbook is 112 pages and Elvis is also mentioned on page 30 in the class's Last Will and Testament in Section 83: “Donald Williams, Raymond McCraig and Elvis Presley leave hoping there will be someone to take their places as ‘teachers’ pets.’” Elvis is also pictured on page 56, in the 5th period 12th grade English class photo in the back row. Interestingly, the lot of eight Sun 78 RPM records being offered separately in this auction comes from the same classmate of Elvis’. The yearbook measures approximately 11 by 8 inches (27.94 x 20.32 cm). The yearbook is accompanied by a letter of authenticity from Graceland Authenticated.
The cover shows minor edge wear at the corners and binding and some mild toning throughout. Excellent condition.