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“Auction At Graceland” During 40th Anniversary Elvis Week Hits High Note With Strong Results From Bidders Worldwide

August 12, 2017

Auction Brings in Over $1.6 Million

Rare, Stage Worn, Sleeveless Jumpsuit Brings $250,000  


Collectors from around the world raised their paddles to bid in hopes of going home with a piece of Elvis history at the “Auction at Graceland,” which took place at the new Guest House at Graceland Theater during the 40th Anniversary Elvis Week commemoration, with items selling for over $1.6 million.

The 40th Anniversary attracted a worldwide bidding contingent who participated in the auction of rare and authentic Elvis Presley artifacts and memorabilia. With an unprecedented 315 lots available, it was the largest and most comprehensive auction to date at Graceland.

Click here to watch the auction.

Fans, music collectors and pop culture enthusiasts from around the world participated on site and online in the auction, with all 315 lots expertly authenticated by the staff of Graceland Authenticated.  All of the items in the auction were offered from third-party collectors and none of the items included in the auction came 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. Graceland Authenticated sets a new standard for pop culture authentication and appraisal to ensure artifact accuracy and provide evaluations of privately-owned collections.

Among the 315 items sold in the August 12 auction, notable items include:


Click here for a complete list of all items and final sale prices.

All of the prices realized include a 25% buyer's premium. The next Elvis Auction at Graceland will take place on January 6, 2018 during the three day Elvis Birthday Celebration January 5-8, 2018 followed by another auction during the 41st Anniversary Elvis Week August 11-18, 2018. To have an artifact considered for inclusion in future Graceland Auctions, please email consignments@graceland.com. For more information about how to submit items for authentication by Graceland Authenticated, please visit www.gracelandauthenticated.com.