Sunday, June 26, 2011

Elvis snapshots

Set of snapshots of Elvis taken outside the Flamingo Hotel, circa 1963. Sold for $2,605.55 on eBay.

Seller's description:
Originates from the John Dessel collection , Mr Dessell moved to Las Vegas in 1952 and was Chief of Security for the "Last Frontier Casino" who's property was also home to the famed "Silver Slipper". John met and became friends with many of the celebrities who visited and performed at either of the above mentioned Las Vegas properties. Begining in 1952 through 1955. He died in 1971. Mr Dessell took these photos himself and all originate from his personal collection.

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