Autographs

Elvis Check Book, Stubs, And Checks For California Expenses

22 Oct 2008

Lot B46; Catalogue p124

Check Book

Green check book showing 151 check stubs from October 14, 1961 to March 9, 1962. Some items and amounts include: Bel-Air Patrol, $20.40; Sahara Hotel, $2,152.33; Victor Hinig (haircut for Elvis), $30; Mr George Barris (custom work on Cadillac Limo), dep. of $2,000; and Harry Levitch Jewelers (purchase of wrist watch), $89.60.

Five light green checks signed by Elvis Presley. 9.25 x 12.25 inches check book. 5 x 8.125 inches checks. These checks are for personal and household expenses. During this time. Elvis was filming "Kid Galahad". This was the only Christmas he spent away from Memphis, except while he was in the army.

Purchased at auction in 1999 for $7,000.

Current Estimated Value: $20,000-25,000

Check #112 - Dr.R. McWheiter

Check #108: Made out to Dr.R.? McWheiter for $66 "Board For Scatter Elvis's Chimp"

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Check #107 - Sahara Hotel

Check #108: Made out to Sahara Hotel for $1809.13 "Hotel Bill Over Holiday's"

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Check #108 - Joe Esposito

Check #108: Made out to Joe Esposito for $353.57 "For purchase of 1951 M.G. Car"

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Check #126 - Cash

Check #126: Cash $200 for "Exp. For House In Memphis"

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SOLD for GBP £1, 800 (approx USD $3,000) and as featured in the recent TV Show Dealers for the Discovery Channel / SKY (June 2011)

Check #104 - W. M. Agency

Check #104: Made out to William Morris Agency Inc. for $3,500 "For Personal Expenses"

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Check Stubs - Sample Page

One random page with 3 check stubs (the check book contains 151 stubs in total)"

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