CLEVELAND — Editor’s word: Video on the prime of this story was initially printed on Sept. 1, 2020, in recognition of the Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame’s 25th anniversary.
A 1975 FLH 1200 Harley Davidson that was pushed round Graceland by Elvis Presley himself is hitting the public sale block later this month.
Even cooler? The bike has a Cleveland connection.
“Within the mid-1980s, an area Harley Davidson seller, his daughter and their mechanic met up with Elvis Presley’s lawyer in a Howard Johnson lodge room in Cleveland, Ohio,” in accordance with a press launch from Kruse GSW Auctions. “For a number of months, they’d obtained cellphone calls from the person inquiring as to their curiosity in buying the bike.”
The King’s bike, which has been on show on the Cleveland dealership for 45 years now, comes with the unique title signed by Presley.
The public sale additionally accommodates different gadgets from Presley’s Hollywood house, together with furnishings, artwork, glassware, collectible figurines, clothes, video games, poolside equipment, mattress linens and different private gadgets.
The public sale, which is being dubbed “Artifacts of Hollywood and Music,” is being held Saturday, Nov. 28 at 10 a.m. Register to bid HERE.
Presley was among the many top quality of inductees honored by the Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame again in 1986.