Lot #257
Elvis Presley

Immense 1968 comeback Singer Sewing Centers display poster, one of only a handful known to exist
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Immense 1968 comeback Singer Sewing Centers display poster, one of only a handful known to exist

Promotional 25.5 x 74 poster for Elvis’s 1968 Comeback Special. Only distributed to Singer Sewing Centers in 1968, few surviving examples of this ultra-rare, over-sized poster promoting the special entititled ‘ELVIS’ are known. The ‘in the round’ concert portions of the show, taped over two days at Burbank’s NBC studios in June ’68, left no doubt that Elvis still had the voice and onstage charisma concert audiences hadn’t witnessed since the mid-1950s. Airing on NBC-TV on December 3, the special was the #1 rated show of the television season, with 42% of American households tuning in! Within seven months, Presley’s movie career came to an end as he resumed his career on the concert stage. Framed with Plexiglas to an overall size of 29 x 78. A window has been cut in the frame’s backing so the “DISPLAY” stamp on the reverse of the poster can be seen. In fine condition, with scattered light creases and wrinkling.

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Auction Info

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