Elvis Presley’s hair fetches $15,000 at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers


If you had been wondering what could be the most bizarre thing to have been successfully auctioned off for a great price, it has to be “A Large Quantity of Elvis Presley’s Hair”. The King’s locks were shorn off once when he entered the military in 1958 and they fetched $15,000 at Chicago auction house Leslie Hindman Auctioneers last Sunday. It is rather funny to think that a dead man, even if he were a legend could command such an amazing price at auctions just for his hair!

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Imagine what would have happened if the man’s other body parts were available for auction as well! Nevertheless, Elvis Presley was a man like no other and he certainly deserves credit for the legacy he left behind and $15,000 for a handful for his ancient hair shouldn’t be too much. A few months ago, the King’s piano fetched an astounding amount of $1 million!
Via: Luxist