Chorley’s to Auction Elvis Presley Hair

. January 31, 2010

A strand of Elvis Presley’s hair is being sold by Chorley’s at Prinknash Abbey Park, Gloucestershire GL4 8EX in the UK on Thursday 25th February 2010. The vendor, who comes from Gloucestershire, is a keen music buff and bought the strand of hair on a whim through a television auction. The strand is estimted to fetch between £400 and £600.

It is mounted in the centre of a gold disc inscribed ‘The King’s Authentic Hair’ together iwth a photograph of the singer and a certificate of authenticity on the reverse.

In October 2009, a clump of Elvis’s hair sold at auction in Chicago for US$ 15,000.

For further information please contact Thomas Jenner-Fust at Chorley’s on 01452 344499, www.simonchorley.com or tjf@simonchorley.com For jpeg images please contact Iona Sale, IONA PR, on 01451 832 268, 07721 030 825 or iona@ionapr.com

Viewing days are Tuesday 23rd February from 10am to 7pm and Wednesday 24th February from 10am to 4pm.

Other interesting lots in the sale include a signed letter from Prime Minister Winston Churchill to the Rt Hon Sir David Eccles KCVO appointing him as Minister of Education, the letter being dated 18th October, 1954. Estimate is £300-400.

There is also a good selection of clocks with the sale containing nearly 50 clocks in the sale with estimates ranging between £40 and £2,500.

www.simonchorley.com

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