Elvis Presley’s divorce papers from wife Priscilla are up for auction in the U.K. on Saturday.
The document, dated August 15, 1972, is described as ‘a fabulous piece of show business history,’ by Andrew Aldridge of Henry Aldridge & Son auctioneers, according to Fox News.
They reveal that Elvis signed over to Priscilla his famous 1971 Mercedes Benz, his 1969 Cadillac Eldorado, a 1971 Harley Davidson motorcycle and $ 100,000 (equal to almost $ 600,000 today) as part of the settlement.
Happy days: Elvis Presley broke millions of fans hearts when he married 21-year-old Priscilla on May 1, 1967 but their love didn’t last and they filed for divorce in 1972
She also received half the income from their three rental homes located in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles and Palm Springs, California.
‘Each of the 12 pages contains fascinating details and offers the reader a snapshot into the details involved between both parties that only legal documents can give,’ Aldridge told Fox News in an email.
‘Sadly unfortunate circumstances and unhappy differences had arisen between the parties which resulted in them living separately from February 23, 1972.
The full run down: The divorce settlement papers are expected to fetch up to $ 33,000 when they go under the hammer at Henry Aldridge & Son auctioneers in the UK
‘The document is signed by Elvis (twice in his full name Elvis Aaron Presley and once with his initials EAP) and four times by Priscilla (three times in her name Priscilla Ann Presley and once with her initial’s PAP) also signed with their attorneys signatures,’ Aldridge said.
The divorce settlement papers have a pre-sale estimate of $ 26,318 to $ 32,898.
The last time the documents came up for sale in 2011 they sold for just under $ 8,000.
Family photo: Their only child, Lisa Marie, was born a year after they tied the knot
Earlier this year, Elvis’s first music agency contract sold at auction for $ 48,689.
The former couple married on May 1, 1967 when Elvis was 32 and Priscilla was 21. They had daughter Lisa Marie less than a year later in February 1, 1968.
Elvis was just 42 when he died on August 16, 1977, of a heart attack brought about by prescription drug abuse.
Home sweet home: Elvis kept his Graceland mansion in Memphis, Tennessee, in the divorce while Priscilla got half the income from their rental homes in Beverly Hills, LA and Palm Springs
Fifties style: They iconic rocker was just 42 when he died on August 16, 1977, of a heart attack brought about by prescription drug abuse