2016-02-26

Jail house locks: Elvis Presley’s hair goes up for auction

Europe’s fastest growing online auction house, Catawiki is offering Elvis Presley fans a unique opportunity to bid on a lock of the rock ‘n’ roll legend’s hair.

Framed and accompanied by a certificate of authenticity, this extremely rare lot is set to sell for over £1,000.

The market for unusual celebrity items such as this show no signs of waning, as a large piece of John Lennon’s hair sold for nearly £25,000 at a recent auction. However, this lock of Elvis’ hair can be yours for just a fraction of the cost, getting fans ‘all shook up’ over the prospect of owning a piece of music history!

Mike Saffire, Catawiki’s specialist movie memorabilia auctioneer, comments: “Elvis Presley was famous not only for his ground-breaking music, but also for his iconic style. His signature quiff is one of the most recognisable pop hairdos in history and we expect to see Elvis fans from across the world try to get their hands on this special lot.”

The auction will run until the 4th March 2016: http://auction.catawiki.co.uk/kavels/4442159-elvis-presley-10-pieces-of-hair-locks-from-elvis-framed-with-letter-of-authenticity-from-alyce-h-peterson-2005

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Mark Borgman
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mark@catawiki.com

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