July 25, 2024


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Elvis Presley’s dismantled childhood home heads to auction

FILE - This 1972 file photo shows Elvis Presley, the King of Rock “n” Roll, during a performance. (AP Photo/File)

FILE – This 1972 file photo shows Elvis Presley, the King of Rock “n” Roll, all through a overall performance. (AP Photograph/File)


The childhood residence of the new music legend identified as the King of Rock ’n’ Roll, Elvis Presley, is headed to auction in Memphis, Tennessee in August.

On the other hand, there is a capture.

The successful bidder will have to place the house back alongside one another considering the fact that it was skillfully dismantled in 2017, a Rockhurst Auction news launch stated.

Exterior of the household Photograph courtesy of Rockhurst Auctions

“Offered is an exceptionally special and practically unparalleled possibility in the amassing entire world,” the launch suggests. “This featuring consists of the total childhood home of Elvis Presley from 1241 Kelly St. in East Tupelo, Mississippi. The residence was completely taken down, disassembled board by board, preserved and securely saved for eventual reassembly and rebuilding at the location of the winner’s selection.”

Youthful Elvis Picture courtesy of Rockhurst Auctions

The dwelling was a person of the two Kelly St. houses owned by the Presley loved ones, consisting of Vernon, Gladys, and Elvis, who lived in the residence from 1943 to 1944, the launch suggests.

The two residences ended up crafted by Vernon’s uncle, Noah P. Presley.

The undertaking to thoroughly maintain the household was led by Elvis “experts” Chris Davidson and Stephen Shutts. The pieces of the home are at the moment getting securely stored in a trailer that is integrated in the sale of the residence.

The home can also be reassembled for a cost.

Elvis Presley Photo courtesy of Rockhurst Auctions

The auction is established to kick off on Aug. 14 and is remaining held by Rockhurst Auctions. The bare minimum bid is $25,000 with an approximated worth of $50,000-$75,000, the launch states.

This story was originally published June 30, 2022 5:02 PM.

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