Date of Issue: January 8, 1993 - 12:15am Central Time
Place of Origin: Elvis Presley's Home - Graceland - Memphis, TN
Grade: XF/S (Extremely Fine/Superb)
Denomination: 29 Cent
Printed By: The United States Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Quality: Superb - Extremely Fine
Ebay item ID: 201353175671
The King of Rock & Roll represented in this magnificent philatelic treasure signed by Priscilla Presley & Graceland's attending dignitaries Memphis Mayor Bill Morris, Elvis' best friend Jerry Schilling, Sun Studios founder Sam Phillips, United States Postmaster General Anthony Frank, the artist who designed the stamp, Mark Stutzman & other witnesses. Pitney Bowes machine cancel on front, reverse has the Graceland Gates FDC cancel, an extra January 8 circular date slug on the back assuring that the cover was not cancelled at a later time, & a very tiny spot from Priscilla's thumb on front. It is one of the great philatelic gems of the world & a brilliant example of the postal history of the United States. There is no other. To include all associative provenance & documents of authenticity from Graceland, it is the first cover & stamp to be officially cancelled by representatives of the United States Postal Service & Graceland on Friday, January 8, 1993 at 12:15 am in Memphis, Tennessee.
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Item will be sent from: Memphis, Tennessee,38127,US