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September 25, 2022

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Lost Jewelry of Elvis Presley and Colonel Tom Parker to be Auctioned

The collection of jewelry chronicles both Elvis Presley’s career and his relationship with Colonel Tom Parker.

For more than 50 years, the most important collection of jewelry owned by Col. Parker — all of which either came from Elvis, were made by Elvis for the Colonel or were gifted to the Colonel by individuals that helped make Elvis the icon that he is today — was thought to have been lost forever.

Both collectors and fans have spent decades searching for the collection of Colonel Tom Parker. The collection has never been offered for auction before Kruse GWS Auctions acquired it. Some pieces were even commissioned by Elvis as gifts to the Colonel, or for Elvis himself.

As if the lost collection of Parker jewelry is not enough, the auction will also include a collection of Elvis Presley memorabilia including personal jewelry, Elvis and Priscilla’s wedding tray and other Elvis Presley stage-worn jewelry and articles. The auction comes on the heels of the new biopic “Elvis,” which chronicles many of the moments that are directly related to many pieces of jewelry in the auction.

The auction begins on August 27th, you can take a look now at the collection. For more info on the auction go to gwsauctions.com.

 

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Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing and Entertainment Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 3-year-old Ezra.