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29 October 2016, 15:00 CST
Memphis, TN, USALive Auction
Lot 42: 1955 Elvis Presley Super-Size Pictorial Personal Appearance Contract(27 views)
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Coming from a carnival background, Colonel Parker was quite the showman and would have these giant contracts on hand to pull out with great fanfare during show negotiations. The offered black, white and red example is a pristine version of the contract that Colonel Parker liked to use to make a grand gesture. This super-sized, pictorial personal appearance contract provides the general terms under which Elvis would perform and leaves space for any additional special terms. The top of the contract has a large black-and-white image of Elvis playing guitar and belting out a tune, and the lower section has a plethora of images of Elvis at all ages around the edge. The giant contract measures 36 1/2 by 8 1/2 inches (92.7 x 21.6 cm) and is offered with a letter of authenticity from Graceland Authenticated.
Condition Report: The contract has been stored rolled and presents in Near Mint condition with few defects.
UPS Store #0869
6025 Stage Road, Ste 42
Bartlett, TN 38134
T: (901) 385-8701
Contact: Robert Brown
Fine Arts Coordinator
Mallory Alexander International Logistics
4294 Swinnea Road, Memphis, TN 38118
Phone: Ofc) 901-370-4303 Cell) 901-493-6596.
LR International Inc.
3720 River Road | Suite 300
Franklin Park, IL 60131 USA
Contact: Jerry Pohlman
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