A very rare elvis presley concert poster from 1955 recently sold at a North Carolina auction for $42,500, which was more than double the expected price. Billboard reported that the vintage concert poster was an ad for one of Elvis Presley's first shows that took place on May 19, 1955, in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Vintage Elvis Presley poster sold to California fan

The rare and valuable Elvis collectors' item has described an advertisement for a concert where Presley was in the lineup with entertainers Hank Snow, Faron Young, and other acts.

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The poster was made by the Nashville, Tennessee printing company, Hatch Show Print. The only information revealed about the buyer, who asked to remain anonymous, was that he was an Elvis Presley fan from California.

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What is truly remarkable is that since Elvis Presley's death in 1977, fans have remained truly dedicated for more than four decades to the King of Rock And Roll. Over the years, a number of Presley items have come up for sale, bringing a pretty penny from the fans willing to shell out their hard-earned dollars to add a piece of Rock and Roll history and their beloved Elvis to their growing collections of memorabilia.

One of the strangest Elvis Presley pieces of memorabilia to have been sold over the years according to NewYorkDailyNews.com includes a pair of Elvis' dirty underwear. In 2012, the King's alleged underwear that he wore during a concert performance in 1977 was offered up for auction during a London sale. The story behind the underwear was that they allegedly came from Presley's father's Vernon Presley estate after his passing.

Why Vernon kept such an item is not known. The auction house placed an $11,000 reserve price on the personal garment, however, the underwear didn’t sell, according to Rolling Stone. A luscious lock of the King's jet black hair put up for sale by his former barber back in 2002 fetched a whopping $115,000! Speaking of Elvis Presley memorabilia, as previously reported, Priscilla Presley is reportedly asking her former flames to return Elvis items she gifted them over the years.

Priscilla is reportedly looking for ways to help out daughter Lisa Marie Presley [VIDEO], who is facing major financial issues following her fourth divorce from husband Michael Lockwood. lisa marie presley, the only daughter of music icon Elvis Presley, recently revealed she is currently more than $16 million in debt and that all of the money left to her from her famous father's estate is gone.

There has so been speculation that Lisa Marie Presley [VIDEO] is making plans to write a tell-all book on her life in hopes of making enough cash to pay off her massive debts and help get her life back on the right track.What are your thoughts on the Elvis Presley memorabilia prices, and what would you pay to own something that belonged to the King?