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Lot 74: 1966 Harry Levitch Invoice Receipt for Four Watches, a Diamond Bracelet and Platinum and Diamond Heart Dated December 27, 1966
29 October 2016
Memphis, TN, USALive Auction
Offered is a receipt from Harry Levitch Jewelers, located at the Hotel Peabody at 159 Union Avenue in Memphis. The receipt is dated 12-27-1966 with the notation to "Mr. Elvis Presley" at the address "3764 Highway 51 South." The receipt lists a 14K white gold diamond bracelet with approximately 4 1/2 carats of diamonds, a "Platinum-Bag-Rd-Pear [sic] dia heart," a diamond and 14k yellow gold watch, a 14k Lucien Piccard watch, and two 18k gold Italian fob watches. The receipt, numbered "09673" on the front and with handwritten notation of "4761975" underlined on the reverse, totals $4,858.36 with sales tax. Perhaps the receipt was issued to Elvis after he chose the perfect Christmas gifts for close friends and family that year.
The receipt is accompanied by a copy of a notarized letter from Ron Levitch on Harry Levitch Jewelers letterhead dated August 25, 2004 which lists the invoice numbers, dates and notes of the sales receipts for items sold to or memo'd to, or jewelry repair work performed for, Elvis Presley. The receipt measures approximately 6 by 4 1/4 inches (15.24 x 10.79 cm) and is accompanied by a certificate from Hollywood Rock-N Country and a letter of authenticity from Graceland Authenticated.
Condition Report: The receipt has a tiny bend to the paper in the upper left corner and pin holes in the upper quadrant, otherwise in excellent condition overall.