200 pieces of Elvis Presley jewelry to be auctioned in August

WEST HOLLYWOOD.- A Elvis Presley Jewelry Collection offered to his manager, Colonel Tom Parker, will go to auction on August 27.

GWS Auctions collected 200 items, including jewel-encrusted gold rings, cufflinks, watches and chains. The guitar he played is also included Elvis Presley during his famous 1968 “comeback” television show.

Some pieces were designed by Presley's former wife, Priscilla Presley.

Photo: Reuters.

Well, it certainly brings back memories,” Priscilla Presley told Reuters.

She added that it was a running joke with her ex-husband that she constantly bought or ordered jewelry for Parker because the manager already had everything she needed and the Presleys didn't know what else she needed. buy.

Priscilla Presley She said she felt protective of the objects because she had designed some of them, including artifacts with the logo of the TCB Band, the musicians who formed the main rhythm section of Presley's backing band in his later years. years. “TCB” stood for “taking care of business,” a favorite expression of Presley’s.

Photo: Reuters.

Priscilla Presley supported the auction in part because she was tired of seeing so many fake artifacts from Elvis on sale.

There are so many products that are not authentic at all and that worries me,” she said. “I want to make sure that they go to someone who will take care of them, who will take care of them. 'love.”

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