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Elvis Presley’s $840K plush, red velvet private jet up for auction


One among Elvis Presley’s non-public jets is hitting the public sale block.

The King of Rock and Roll bought the aircraft again on Dec. 22, 1976, for $840,000, in response to Mecum Auctions.

Whoever bids the very best may also get a duplicate of the plane safety settlement signed by Presley and a duplicate of the plane invoice of sale documentation.

Options embrace a purple exterior with silver accents, plus customized inside upholstery with purple velvet and gold end {hardware}.

There’s an onboard Kenmore microwave, a tv with a VCR participant and a cassette participant.

Different options embrace wooden cabin paneling and window shades.

The aircraft can accommodate as much as 9 passengers.

Elvis Presley purchased the jet back in 1976 for $840,000/
Elvis Presley bought the jet again in 1976 for $840,000.
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The cockpit.
The cockpit.
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The aircraft can accommodate up to six passengers.
The plane can accommodate as much as six passengers.
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The vintage television.
The classic tv.
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There are six passenger chairs that comes with swivel and recline performance. It additionally comes with an onboard bathroom with a conceit.

For delivery, the public sale web site notes that the aircrafts would require disassembly.

“For many years, Lockheed’s JetStar was the manager jet of selection for numerous A-listers, acknowledged dignitaries and star-studded celebrities,” the itemizing explains.

The Kenmore microwave.
The Kenmore microwave.
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The cassette and music station.
The cassette and music station.
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The lavatory with a red velvet covered toilet.
The bathroom with a purple velvet-covered bathroom.
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Six chairs come with a swivel and recliner option.
Six chairs include a swivel and recliner choice.
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The aircraft is one among a number of non-public jets that have been owned by Presley, with two at present on show at Graceland. It’s one among 202 JetStar airplanes produced by the aerospace, arms, protection, data safety and expertise company Lockheed Martin.

Months earlier than Presley’s loss of life, he bought the jet. It later ended up with a Saudi Arabian firm.

“The JetStar was then moved to Roswell Worldwide Air Middle (ROW) in Roswell, New Mexico, the place it’s been saved for many years and resides to this present day,” the public sale itemizing provides.

“Whereas the P&W engines and plenty of cockpit elements have been eliminated and no engines or substitute components shall be included with the sale of Elvis’ jet, it serves as an unimaginable restoration alternative and an opportunity to create a singular Elvis exhibit for all of the world to take pleasure in.”

The public sale is about to position on Jan. 8, 2023.


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