The Auction at Graceland•January 6, 2018
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From the Jerry Hopkins archive.

During his research for his books about Elvis Presley, Elvis: A Biograpy (1971) and Elvis: The Final Years (1981), Jerry Hopkins acquired any number of fanzines, publications, books and record albums. Additionally, and because his subject was uniquely promoted during his 23 year career, Hopkins amassed his own collection of souvenir memorabilia. Offered is a group of 26 items spanning Elvis' entire career, from 1956 E.P.E. products that flooded the teem market in the earliest days of Elvis' ascension to stardom to the concert souvenirs that covered Las Vegas and cities around the country during his touring days in the 1970s. Inlcuded in the collection are:

  • 1956 Elvis Presley Enterprises "Overnight Case" brown version (missing interior mirror), measuring 12 1/4 by 8 1/2 by 6 inches (31.12 x 21.59 x 15.24 cm);
  • 1950s "I'M AN ELVIS FAN CLUB MEMEBER" Green Comb, measuring 1 by 5 inches (2.54 x 12.7 cm);
  • 1970s Elvis Summer Festival International Hotel Pennant, measuring 12 by 29 inches (30.48 x 73.66 cm);
  • 1970s Elivs Summer Festival International Hotel Yellow Souvenir Scarf, measuring 26 by 26 inches (66.04 x 66.04 cm);
  • 1970s Elivs Summer Festival International Hotel Pink  Souvenir Scarf, measuring 26 by 26 inches (66.04 x 66.04 cm);
  • 1971 "Sincerley Elvis & The Colonel & Friends" Christmas Postcard, with "Seasons Greetings / Grelun Landon-RCA Records" stamping, addressed to Jerry Hopkins, measuring 4 by 6 inches (10.16 x 15.24 cm);
  • Late 1970s "Special Memories of Elvis Greeting Card" from Boxcar Enterprises, measuring 5 by 4 inches (12.7 x 10.16 cm);
  • Two 1970 Summer Festival, August 10-Sept. 7, "Thanks, Elvis" Postacrds, measuring 3 1/2 by 5 1/2 inches (8.89 x 13.97 cm);
  • 1969 Christmas Card, Virgin Mary, this style normally mailed from All Star Shows offices, 7 by 5 inches (17.78 x 12.7 cm);
  • 1970 Christmas Postcard, 5 1/2 by 3 1/2 inches (13.97 x 8.89 cm);
  • 1969 Easter Postcard, 5 1/2 by 3 1/2 inches (13.97 x 8.89 cm);
  • 14 RCA Elvis Presely Calendars, including 1968 (2), 1969 (2), 1970 (2), 1971 (2), 1972 (2), 1977, 1978 (2), 1979, each measuring 3 7/8 by 2 1/4 inches (9.84 x 5.72 cm).

The group is accompanied by a letter of authenticity from Graceland Authenticated.



The items show various signs of wear including edge wear, scuffing and scratches, fold lines and some age related fading and toning. Excellent condition overall, with some lesser.
Elvis Presley Memorabilia Collection of 26 Pieces Including 1956 Overnight Case, Fan Club Comb, Postcards, RCA Calendars, International Hotel Pennant and Scarves – From the Jerry Hopkins Archive*
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Current Bidding (Reserve Has Been Met)
Minimum Bid: $250.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $1,250.00
Estimate: $500 - $1,000
Number Bids: 17
Auction closed on Saturday, January 6, 2018.
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