The car will go under the hammer
next month at a Bonhams sale in The Quail, California and is expected to sell
for between $200,000 and $300,000.
Elvis, then a 28-year-old global
sensation, had the 20-foot long car shipped out to his home in Bel Air, Los
Angeles, where he entertained the likes of The Beatles.
Memphis's most famous son held on to
the Rolls-Royce for five years before donating it to charity, where it sold for
It then disappeared for the next 20
years until it was bought by its current owner at a memorabilia auction in
Bonhams yesterday described the
Rolls-Royce as 'one of the more significant Phantom V's to have come up for
sale in recent years'.