Music

Collection of Elvis Presley Ticket Stubs

15 Sep 2010

Recently sold at auction in June 2010 for USD $1,792 is this collection of Elvis Presley ticket stubs ranging from 1956-1977. Collection comprises:

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Ticket used at Elvis Presley's November 25, 1956, concert at the Jefferson County Armory in Louisville, Kentucky. After completing the shows at the Armory, Elvis reportedly visited his grandparents and gifted a car to his grandfather, the first of many cars Elvis would give away. Approximately 1 6/8 by 2 6/8 inches; Ticket stub from an August 3, 1956, Elvis Presley performance at the Olympia Theater in Miami, Florida. Presley played seven shows in three days to near rioting fans. Approximately 2 7/8 by 2 7/8 inches; Concert ticket from the March 17, 1974, matinee concert at Mid-South Coliseum in Memphis, Tennessee. The ticket was used for Sec B-8, Row 9, Seat 2. This was one of four concerts Elvis performed over two days. 1 1/2 by 3 1/8 inches; Elvis Presley concert ticket from a Pontiac, Michigan New Year's Eve show on December 31, 1975. This was Elvis' first New Year's show since 1955, and it broke Elvis' single performance attendance records with over 62,000 people in the audience. 4 2/8 by 2 inches; Two torn tickets from Elvis Presley's July 27, 1976, at the Onondaga War Memorial in Syracuse, New York. Approximately 1 5/8 by 2 inches; Two tickets to a concert planned for Elvis Presley, dated August 20, 1977. "The King" died four days prior to this show, which was to take place in Syracuse, New York. 1 5/8 by 5 1/8 inches. Seven (7) items total
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