Elvis Presley signed candid Army photograph

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2015-06-26 10:56:24

An Elvis Presley signed candid Army photograph is an autographed photo of the King of rock ‘n’ roll, Elvis Presley.

 

Background information

Elvis Presley is the most popular, influential and biggest-selling solo recording artist of all time. Known simply as ‘The King’, he introduced white audiences to black music and brought rock and roll to a generation of screaming teenagers for the first time.

To date, Presley’s records have sold more than 1 billion copies around the world. Despite his sad death in 1977 at the age of just 42, he remains on of music’s most popular and best-selling artists worth millions of dollars every year.

Presley is widely viewed as one of most important cultural icons of the 20th century, and his legend lives on as strong as ever more than 30 years after his death.

Item description

This candid, sepia-toned photograph measures 2 ½” by 2 ½”, and was taken in Germany during Presley’s military stationing at Friedberg from 1958 until 1960.

The photo shows Elvis on a tree-lined street, smiling and wearing his full army fatigues including a cap. He has signed the photograph on the reverse in crisp blue ink.

Ownership

This unique and rare signed candid photograph is available to purchase from Paul Fraser Collectibles, a company which specialises in investment-grade collectibles and historic memorabilia.

It is currently priced at £3,500.

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Mark Hersch

2016-03-10 17:24:45

Where is it signed?




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