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Rare poster from Elvis Presley’s 1955 show in North Carolina sells for over $42,000

Rare poster from Elvis Presley’s 1955 show in North Carolina sells for over $42,000
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RALEIGH, N.C.—A rare vintage poster for a 1955 Elvis Presley show in North Carolina has sold at auction for more than double the expected price.

The News & Observer of Raleigh reports the poster for a show on May 19, 1955, in Raleigh sold this month for $42,500 (U.S.). Giles Moon of Texas-based Heritage Auctions says he had expected the poster to sell for about $20,000.

The poster advertises a concert in Raleigh where Presley was on the lineup below Hank Snow, Faron Young and other acts.
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