Lot #229
Elvis Presley

1971 check to his ‘Memphis Mafia’ bodyguard, ‘Red’ West
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Description

1971 check to his ‘Memphis Mafia’ bodyguard, ‘Red’ West

Personal check, 8 x 3, filled out and signed by Presley, “E. A. Presley,” payable to Bobby West for $200.00, February 7, 1971. Written vertically in the left border, by Presley, “Per Diem 2-8-71 to 2-24-71 in Las Vegas.” Triple suede matted and framed with a large color glossy photo of Presley from his comeback special, to an overall size of 18.5 x 26.5. In fine condition, with light bank stamp over signature and portion of body and a couple small ink notations. Bobby ‘Red’ West was one of Presley's earliest friends from their school days, his first bodyguard which he would remain until the last year of Presley's life, when he was fired by Presley’s father Vernon. Pre-certified Roger Epperson/REAL and RR Auction COA.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Modern Music
  • Dates: #382 - Ended January 26, 2012





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