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Hair king of rock 'n' roll for auction

October 13 2009

A strand of hair from the head of the legendary Elvis Presley was one of the most interesting lots offered at auction in Chicago Auction House Leslie Hindman. Two years ago, the one and only Elvis' hair was sold at auction in Barcelona, more than 1800 dollars.

Organizers of Trade reported that among the remaining 200 lots - Clothing King of Rock 'n' roll, and also signed by him Christmas cards and other personal belongings. Collection came to the auctioneers fan singer and his close friend Gary Pepper, who died in 1980, and his nurse, whose collection has departed as a bequest, now decided to part with it.

The origin of the hair, mentioned the main lot of trades, long remained mysterious, yet employees did not apply to auction the largest in U.S. expert trichologist (hair specialist), who confirmed the authenticity of the strand. The initial price of this extraordinary lot is 12,000 dollars.

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