The Auction at Graceland•Elvis Week•August 13, 2019
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An important part of the Elvis Presley concert tour machine was providing fans with souvenirs of their idol. These souvenirs often doubled as marketing and promotional tools and took a variety of different forms including menus, photos, souvenir catalogs, tour schedules, record catalogs and much more. If Elvis’ name or likeness was on it, fans wanted it and the Colonel was more than happy to oblige. Offered is a collection of twenty (20) different examples of these promotional, yet functional materials that includes:

  • Special Photo Folio Pocket Edition, measuring 5 3/4 by 5 3/4 inches (14.60 x 14.60 cm);
  • Seasons Greetings Postcard featuring Elvis beneath a spotlight, measuring 7 by 5 inches (17.78 x 12.7 cm);
  • December 1974 Seasons Greetings postcard with Elvis, Santa and two dogs, measuring 8 by 5 1/2 inches (reverse is addressed to Wanda Eberenz) (20.32 x 13.97 cm);
  • Three Elvis tab pins, “Elvis Now” in green and yellow and “Elvis We Love You” in yellow, each measuring 2 inches in diameter (5.08 cm);
  • Two (2) 1972 Elvis RCA Records & Tapes Catalog ring-bound brochures, measuring 3 1/2 by 9 inches (8.89 x 22.86 cm);
  • 1973 Elvis RCA Records & Tapes Catalog ring-bound brochures, measuring 9 by 3 1/2 inches (22.86 x 8.89 cm);
  • Large pin-back button from late 1975 also with cardboard easel back, measuring 5 7/8 inches in diameter (14.92 cm);
  • Summer Festival Menu, measuring 13 3/4 by 7 inches (34.92 x 17.78 cm);
  • Elvis Now souvenir menu, measuring 7 by 14 inches (folds top to bottom) (17.78 x 35.56 cm);
  • Elvis poster with World’s Largest Stuffed Teddy Bear ad on reverse, measuring 12 by 7 inches (30.48 x 17.78 cm);
  • Souvenir Menu with sold-out concert map on reverse, measuring 11 by 8 1/2 inches (27.94 x 21.59 cm);
  • Souvenir Tour Photo with concert map on reverse, measuring 11 by 8 1/2 inches (27.94 x 21.59 cm);
  • Summer Festival Souvenir Menu with sold-out concert map on reverse, measuring 11 by 8 1/2 inches (27.94 x 21.59 cm);
  • Opening Night Pre-Holiday Festival Souvenir Folio (Volume Six), measuring 11 by 8 1/2 inches (27.94 x 21.59 cm);
  • Souvenir Folio Concert Edition, measuring 11 by 11 inches (27.94 x 27.94 cm);
  • Special Photo Folio Concert Edition, measuring 11 by 11 inches (27.94 x 27.94 cm); and
  • Special Photo Folio Concert Edition, measuring 11 by 11 inches (27.94 x 27.94 cm).

This type of ephemera was an ideal keepsake and made Elvis accessible to everyone. This grouping of twenty (20) concert mementos is accompanied by a letter of authenticity from Graceland Authenticated. 



The pieces exhibit various forms of wear including scuffing, scratches, minor creasing and some mild toning. Excellent condition, with some lesser.
Collection of 20 Elvis Presley Concert Tour Menus, Photo Folios, Photos, Postcards and RCA Record Catalogs
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Current Bidding (Reserve Has Been Met)
Minimum Bid: $250.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $625.00
Estimate: $500 - $1,000
Number Bids: 12
Auction closed on Tuesday, August 13, 2019.
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