May 27, 2021 Rock & Roll, Entertainment, Sports and Americana
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 5/27/2021

Offered are a pair of Elvis Presley's monogrammed Sterling silver cuff links with a large "E" on the face of each. The larger face on the pieces--nearly a full inch square!--must have jumped out at Elvis when he bought them. He started wearing monogrammed jewelry in the mid-1950s, and the offered cuff links could date as early as that, but could also be from the 1960s. The cuff links were eventually gifted to Elvis' cousin Patsy Presley, to whom he gave a great many things during the many years she worked in the offices at Graceland. The cuff links is accompanied by a letter from noted collector Tom Salva detailing his acquisition of them among other items he purchased from Patsy. The letter states,

The item listed and shown above has been in my personal Elvis Presley collection since 1988. I purchased this item, and many others, from Patsy Presley, Elvis Presley’s cousin who worked as secretary in the offices at Graceland for many years during Elvis’ career. The item was originally from a jewelry box from Elvis’ bedroom dresser. I purchased the jewelry box and all its contents from Patsy in 1988. While it didn’t contain any of Elvis’ ornate jewelry with diamonds and gold, etc., it did contain many rings, watches, money clips, cuff links, bracelets, pins and other items of this sort that were often gifted to Elvis by family, friends and even fans. Included below is a copy of the money order with which I purchased the items from Patsy Gambill (her married name at the time) as well as a color copy of the handwritten letter from Patsy, dated October 25, 1988, describing the jewelry box and what it meant to Elvis.

Also accompanying is a color copy of the original letter from Patsy Presley Gambill, as referenced in Tom's letter. Each cuff link measures 7/8 x 7/8 inches, and the back of each face as well as the clasps are marked "STERLING" indicating a 92.5% silver content. Near Mint condition.

Elvis Presley Owned Sterling Silver “E” Monogrammed Cuff Links – Gifted to His Cousin Patsy Presley
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Minimum Bid: $1,000
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,495
Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000
Number Bids: 4
Auction closed on Thursday, May 27, 2021.
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