Plane of Elvis Presley sold at auction in the US for $430 million
NEW YORK, may 28. /Offset. TASS Kirill Volkov/. Private jet business class, owned by Elvis Presley (1935-1977), sold at auction in California for $430 million. This was reported on Saturday, the auction house GWS Auctions, who was the organizer of the auction.
We are talking about aircraft Lockheed Jetstar 1962 release, which was owned by a musician and his father Vernon Presley. Design the interior of the plane was coined the “king of rock-n-roll”: its interior is trimmed with wood and the chairs have red velvet upholstery.
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Aircraft more than 35 years was from a private collector, whose name was not disclosed. All these years the aircraft is not used, it also removed the engines. Estimated value of the lot was $3.5 million, but none of the buyers did not dare to give him such a sum. The name of the new owner of the aircraft is not reported.
The auction house noted that the new owner of a Lockheed Jetstar will be able to restore it and use it as an exhibition object.
Elvis Presley — American singer and actor born in 1935 in Mississippi. Presley became one of the first performers inducted into the Hall of fame rock-n-roll. He is the recipient of four awards “Grammy”. Presley died in 1977 at age 42 from cardiac arrest.