Elvis Presley items to be auctioned off

Elvis Presley items to be auctioned off
Elvis' 1957 Cadillac (Source: GWS Auctions)
Elvis' 1957 Cadillac (Source: GWS Auctions)

TUPELO, MS (WMC) - A home Elvis Presley spent some of his childhood years in will soon be up for sale, according to GWS Auctions.

The auction will be held online here November 11 starting at 12 p.m.

The below information about the items in the auction has not been verified. It comes from GWS Auctions:

A Tupelo property belonging to Elvis' grandparents will be auctioned off on November 11, along with some other legendary memorabilia.

The 16.5-acre property includes a house built by his father Vernon and uncle Vester.

Elvis played, hunted and swam in the creek on the property. A Presley family member's affidavit affirms that the young Elvis and his mother Gladys briefly lived in the modest home and she frequently accompanied her son from the house down the hill to Lawhon Elementary School.

In addition to the home, Elvis' 1957 pink Cadillac and a jewel-encrusted jumpsuit will be auctioned off.

Other items up for grabs include Whitney Houston's piano, furniture, and gowns, personally owned items from John F. and Jackie Kennedy, Marilyn Monroe dresses, a Michael Jackson fedora, and the umbrella used by Julie Andrews in "Mary Poppins."

The land, located at 1330 Hankins Street in Tupelo, Mississippi, will be open for public viewing October 18-21.

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