Lot 140
  • 140

Presley, Elvis

Estimate
500 - 700 GBP
Sold
1,000 GBP
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Description

  • Signed postcard, [c.1957]
  • Paper
140 x 90mm., signed in blue ballpoint below an image of Elvis with a wallaby, postcard captioned in German, glazed and framed

Provenance

Given to Deborah, Duchess of Devonshire (1920-2014) by Sir Tom Stoppard

Catalogue Note

Whilst filming Jailhouse Rock, his first film for MGM, Elvis was given a wallaby as a gift from Hollywood booking agent Lee Gordon. Although Presley at first tried to train the animal, eventually it was given to the Memphis Zoo. 
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