October 29, 2016, 3:00 PM CST
Memphis, TN, USALive Auction
Lot 123: 1972 Elvis Presley Las Vegas "Summer Festival" Promotional Sign(29 views)
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From August 4 through September 4, 1972, Elvis performed his "Summer Festival" shows at the Hilton Hotel in Las Vegas. The Colonel was never one to shy away from advertising the special events he would create to market his star, and the Elvis Summer Festival received the full force of the Colonel's promotional expertise. An original example of this is the offered colorful cardboard printed banner that would have been used to promote Elvis and the Summer Festival show series as well as the records and tapes available on RCA. The banner is printed in a letterpress process on heavy cardboard stock, common for the time when smaller numbers of promotional pieces are being created, making this a rare example on which nothing was missed, including two large images of the King on this bold, bright red, white and blue banner. The banner measures 9 by 28 inches (22.86 x 71.12 cm) and is accompanied by a letter of authenticity from Graceland Authenticated.
Condition Report: The cardboard banner is in overall excellent condition overall with slight foxing on the right edge, some residue near the left edge, minor paper loss near the right corner and some paper loss on the reverse near the top edge.
UPS Store #0869
6025 Stage Road, Ste 42
Bartlett, TN 38134
T: (901) 385-8701
Contact: Robert Brown
Fine Arts Coordinator
Mallory Alexander International Logistics
4294 Swinnea Road, Memphis, TN 38118
Phone: Ofc) 901-370-4303 Cell) 901-493-6596.
LR International Inc.
3720 River Road | Suite 300
Franklin Park, IL 60131 USA
Contact: Jerry Pohlman
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