THIS IS THE LAST ONE WE HAVE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE
You will receive 1 guitar pick taken out the frame. The picture of the frame and mount is for information only. The guitar pick is well used with scratches.
ACCOMPANIED BY A CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY HAND SIGNED BY ANGIE MARCHESE ARCHIVES MANAGER ELVIS PRESLEY ENTERPRISES, GRACELAND.
This following information came from Chris Davidson the owner of the ELVIS-A-RAMA MUSEUM before he sold to Graceland. It reads as follows.............................................
Elvis Presley owned and stage used 1977 "E.P." stage guitar pick. 'Elvis In Concert' the final tour. One of the last picks used by Elvis on stage during his lifetime. Acquired directly from the estate of Elvis Presley. This reddish brown triangular guitar pick with E.P. imprinted was used by Elvis Presley for his final tour in the Spring/Summer of 1977. The style of picks changed over the years, with the early ones being made by Fender. Later white picks were created with an "E" imprinted in the centre. This guitar pick, which was used on stage, was one of the last used by Elvis during his lifetime and was acquired directly from the estate of Elvis Presley.
This is for 1 original, authentic unframed guitar pick well used with scratches. The image in this listing of the engraved plaque is for information only and does not come with this pick.
The letter from Charlie Hodge is for information only as it mentions the tortoise color guitar picks with initials E.P. from 1977.
We also have a copy of a letter hand signed by John Wilkinson. This is for information only as it mentions the brown color guitar picks with initials E.P. used by Elvis in 1977. The letter reads in part...Brown triangular shaped guitar pick with the initials E.P. in white and used by Elvis Presley in concert. I picked up this item - used personally by Elvis - after a show in 1977 and have kept it ever since. I hereby certify that all of the information contained herein is correct. (signed) John R. Wilkinson.
You will also receive a copy of the original letter which was originally on Graceland letterhead from Greg Howell who was Director of Exhibitions at Graceland. Reads: To whom it may concern. The brown triangular guitar picks with white "EP" monogram in the possession of John Heath is from the Elvis Presley Collection from Graceland Archives, Memphis TN these are the original guitar picks used by Elvis Presley tour in 1977. Greg Howell. Director of Exhibitions & Collections.
The E.P. guitar picks were sold to Chris Davidson.
We acquired this guitar pick which has been taken out of the frame as seen in this image from Chris Davidson (Las Vegas) who was the owner of the Elvis-A-Rama Museum.
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