Return to sender! Elvis’s soiled underpants fail to sell at auction

Unwashed... And unloved: The King's stained underwear was worn under a jumpsuit for a 1977 concert, but failed to lure fans when it went on sale in Stockport

In his hip-swivelling heyday, millions of women went weak at the knees at the mere thought of Elvis Presley’s pants.

Alas, it seems the reality proved a disappointment at auction in Manchester last week, when a soiled pair of the King’s undergarments shockingly failed to snare a buyer.

The light blue pants were worn under one of his famous white jumpsuits during a 1977 concert performance.

Tidy sum: Auctioneer Paul Fairweather polishes a picture frame containing the pair of unwashed briefs at Omega Auctions in Stockport

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2200914/Elviss-soiled-underpants-fail-sell-auction–But-Bible-fetches-59-000.html#ixzz266RqShss

by Arthur Furrowfield

 

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