Elvis Presley's gold piano, Beatles drum skin set for auction
Elvis Presley's 24-carat gold-leaf piano that he brought as a gift for his mother and the drum skin featuring the signature Beatles logo is set to go under the hammer on November 7.
Los Angeles: Elvis Presley's 24-carat gold-leaf piano that he brought as a gift for his mother and the drum skin featuring the signature Beatles logo is set to go under the hammer on November 7.
The memorabilia belonging to the King of Rock N' Roll and Beatles are some of the items listed at Julien's Auctions.
Elvis placed the piano in storage after his mother died but Priscilla Presley took it out and adorned the original walnut finish wil gold-leaf for her first wedding anniversary with the singer, reported Ace Showbiz.
The piano and the matching bench has been on display at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville for years. It was acquired by an anonymous man. The musical instrument is expected to fetch between USD 500,000 - USD 700,000.
The drum skin belonging to Fab Four is from the drum kit that Ringo Starr played during the band's first US visit in the 1960s.
It's used when the group performed live on "The Ed Sullivan Show" in New York in 1964 and their concerts in Washington DC and New York's Carnegie Hall.
The 'T' is missing from the logo of the drum skin.