Elvis Presley’s $840,000 red velvet private jet is up for auction

One of Elvis Presley’s private jets hits the auction block.

The King of Rock and Roll bought the plane on December 22, 1976 for $840,000, according to Mecum Auctions.

The highest bidder will also receive a copy of the aircraft security agreement signed by Presley and a copy of the aircraft sales documentation.

Features include a red exterior with silver accents, as well as custom interior upholstery with red velvet and gold hardware.

There is a Kenmore microwave, TV with VCR and tape player on board.

Other features include wooden cabin panels and window blinds.

The aircraft can accommodate up to nine passengers.

Elvis Presley bought the jet in 1976 for $840,000/
Elvis Presley bought the jet 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 aircraft can accommodate up to six passengers.
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The old TV.
The old TV.
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There are six passenger seats with swivel and reclining functions. It also comes with an onboard toilet with a vanity.

For shipping, the auction site advises that the planes must be disassembled.

“Lockheed’s JetStar has been the business jet of choice for countless A-listers, recognized dignitaries and star-studded celebrities for decades,” the listing 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 toilet with a toilet covered with red velvet.
The toilet with a red velvet covered toilet.
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Six chairs are available with swivel and reclining functions.
Six chairs are available with swivel and reclining functions.
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The plane is one of several private jets owned by Presley, two of which are currently on display at Graceland. It is one of 202 JetStar aircraft to be manufactured by aerospace, defense, defense, information security and technology company Lockheed Martin.

Months before Presley’s death, he sold the jet. It later ended up with a Saudi Arabian company.

“The JetStar was then moved to Roswell International Air Center (ROW) in Roswell, New Mexico, where it was stored for decades and remains to this day,” adds the auction listing.

“Although the P&W engines and many cockpit components have been removed and no engines or replacement parts will be included with the sale of Elvis’ jet, it serves as an incredible opportunity for restoration and a chance to make a one-of-a-kind Elvis exhibit available to the world at large.” create Have fun.”

The auction is scheduled to take place on January 8, 2023.

https://nypost.com/2022/12/02/elvis-presleys-840k-plush-red-velvet-private-jet-up-for-auction/ Elvis Presley’s $840,000 red velvet private jet is up for auction

Emma Bowman

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