A rare vintage poster for a 1955 Elvis Presley show in North Carolina was sold by Heritage Auctions for a staggering $42,500. Printed by by the iconic Hatch Show Print, based in Nashville, the poster lists the headline acts in order, from the top: “Hank Snow / with the Rainbow Ranch Boys / Faron Young / The Wilburn Brothers / Martha Carson / and her Country Gentlemen / Special added attractions / Slim Whitman and the Star Dusters / Onie Wheeler • Elvis Presley / with Bill & Scotty / Davis Sisters • Jimmie Rodgers Snow”.
“We’ve never seen this poster before, so it was exciting to find,” said Giles Moon, consignment director for entertainment and music with Texas-based Heritage Auctions. “Not only for the particular date and venue, but any poster of Elvis from the ’50s is exceptionally rare.”
What do you think of? If you had the money, would you buy this rare vintage Elvis Presley poster?