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Elvis Presley's bible fetches $94,600 at UK auction
Reuters ^ | September 10, 2012

Posted on 09/10/2012 7:55:25 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia

(Reuters) - A bible which once belonged to Elvis Presley and contains his handwritten notes and thoughts has sold for 59,000 pounds ($94,600) at an auction in England, the auction house said.

The bible, given to the singer on his first Christmas at his home in Graceland in 1957, was bought by an American man based in Britain, Omega Auctions said on its website.

The religious book, used by Presley until his death on August 16, 1977, was expected to fetch around 25,000 pounds but went for more than double its value.

But a pair of Presley's unwashed and soiled underpants, worn underneath his famous white jumpsuit during a 1977 concert, went unsold.

(Excerpt) Read more at reuters.com ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous; Music/Entertainment
KEYWORDS: auction; bible; elvispresley

1 posted on 09/10/2012 7:55:29 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

But a pair of Presley’s unwashed and soiled underpants, worn underneath his famous white jumpsuit during a 1977 concert, went unsold........................................ They’ll sell on eBay.


2 posted on 09/10/2012 7:59:22 AM PDT by Bringbackthedraft (Who we elect is not as important as who they bring in with them.)
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To: Bringbackthedraft

Any chance they could be used to clone him?


3 posted on 09/10/2012 8:04:10 AM PDT by Kenny Bunk (Sheriff's Joe's findings: What Obama got from Hawaii, ain't what he showed us.)
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To: Bringbackthedraft

Stuff like that sells on Ebanned, assuming it still exists/
EBanned was a site devised strictly to get rid of marginal stuff
like that, that Ebay’s policies would not allow.
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I am not sure it even exists anymore.
But anyone who might have Elvis’s underwear to sell, would
not even try Ebanned, unless he was willing to settle for a couple hundred dollars.


4 posted on 09/10/2012 8:06:54 AM PDT by supremedoctrine
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

I notice Reuters used a lower-case “b”. Wonder if they would also use a lower-case “k”, as in “koran”?


5 posted on 09/10/2012 8:08:01 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Don't be afraid to see what you see. (Ronald Reagan))
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To: CatherineofAragon

I notice Reuters used a lower-case “b”

...good catch! And you’re right. The “K” would’ve been capitalized in all it’s glory to capture the respect a religion of peace should! ~sarc


6 posted on 09/10/2012 8:12:31 AM PDT by albie
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To: Bringbackthedraft

“But a pair of Presley’s unwashed and soiled underpants, worn underneath his famous white jumpsuit during a 1977 concert, went unsold.”

What! None of his rabid fans wanted to make soup?


7 posted on 09/10/2012 8:33:32 AM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Description: Bible is in terrific shape, rarely (if ever) used.


8 posted on 09/10/2012 8:57:12 AM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
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9 posted on 09/10/2012 9:22:08 AM PDT by floozy22 (Eat Mor Chikin)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
Ewww, skid marks or worse! Good thing he didn't go commando in the white suit.
10 posted on 09/10/2012 9:25:08 AM PDT by bgill
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To: supremedoctrine

They should take the drawers to pawn stars..


11 posted on 09/10/2012 9:26:20 AM PDT by goseminoles
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To: goseminoles

Rick Harrison doesn’t “touch” stuff like that.
Oh yeah I checked and found that Ebanned still does exist,
and they’re peddling some really stinky stuff.


12 posted on 09/10/2012 10:45:27 AM PDT by supremedoctrine
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To: albie
The “K” would’ve been capitalized in all it’s glory to capture the respect a religion of peace should!

With the word "Holy" in front of it.

13 posted on 09/10/2012 7:48:24 PM PDT by Nea Wood (When life gets too hard to stand, kneel.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows; JoeProBono; Daffynition; dfwgator
But a pair of Presley's unwashed and soiled underpants, worn underneath his famous white jumpsuit during a 1977 concert, went unsold.

Have to rethink this business plan.


14 posted on 09/13/2012 10:33:24 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Obama likes to claim credit for getting Osama. Why hasn't he tried Khalid Sheikh Mohammed yet?)
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To: a fool in paradise

DNA, DNA! We could clone Elvis from the DNA found in his adult diapers!


15 posted on 09/13/2012 10:35:24 AM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: Revolting cat!

Depends.


16 posted on 09/13/2012 1:17:03 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Obama likes to claim credit for getting Osama. Why hasn't he tried Khalid Sheikh Mohammed yet?)
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To: Revolting cat!

"Treeeeeat meeee like a fooooooooooooool...."

17 posted on 09/13/2012 1:19:37 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Obama likes to claim credit for getting Osama. Why hasn't he tried Khalid Sheikh Mohammed yet?)
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