Rock n’ roll king Elvis Presley owned gold-leafed grand piano that he used to play himself at his Graceland mansion in Memphis. Now, this classic harmonious beauty will be up for sale on 7th of November at Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills. Would you like to get your hand on the glitzy iconic instrument? If yes, then be ready to shell out whopping $700,000- the estimated value at the rock n’ roll-themed auction.
It’s one of the world’s most luxurious musical instruments, which looks as stylish as the king of rock himself. In 1955, Elvis bought this piano from Ellis Auditorium in Memphis as a gift for his mother. Initially it was in walnut finish, but later his wife Priscilla redecorated the piano with 24-karat gold as a first wedding anniversary present.
For years, the piano has been on display at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville. Presently it is being sold by an anonymous man who attained it years ago from Graceland. Elvis merchandise is wildly popular among classic rock fans, earlier this year some paid $5,000 for ‘EAP’ charm bracelet and another bidder obtained Elvis’s marriage certificate to Priscilla Presley for $41,6000.
Like the previous high-priced sales of his memorabilia, this golden piano is also supposed to get a great response at the grand auction tomorrow. Besides Elvis Presley’s gold-plated piano, the auction will also feature other oddities from classic music world such as a set of Elvis’ pajamas, Beatles logo drum skin, John Lennon’s original 1962 J-160E Gibson acoustic guitar. Check out the website here to see other rock n’ roll items for auction.