All shook CUP: Elvis Presley’s rhinestone studded jockstrap bearing his initials goes up for sale for £30,000
- The jockstrap was custom made by an Elvis fan and was often worn by Presley
- It is sold as part of Paul Fraser Collectables’ Elvis Presley Museum collection
- The celebrity memorabilia experts said it was absurd and ‘sexually potent’
Elvis Presley’s rhinestone-studded jockstrap with his initials on it is being being sold for £29,950.
The jockstrap was custom-made by an Elvis fan and was worn by the King right up until he died in 1977.
Celebrity memorabilia experts Paul Fraser Collectables are selling the jockstrap as part of the Elvis Presley Museum collection.
The jockstrap (pictured), being sold by celebrity memorabilia experts Paul Fraser Collectables, was custom-made by an Elvis fan and was worn by the King right up until he died in 1977
The piece is part of Paul Fraser Collectables’ Elvis Presley Museum collection (pictured) originally from Elvis Presley’s old friend Jimmy Velvet’s collection
It was originally part of singer Jimmy Velvet’s collection, Elvis Presley’s close friend from the start of his career, who set up a museum to celebrate the icon’s life.
Paul Fraser Collectibles’ Daniel Wade said: ‘Extravagant. Absurd. Sexually potent. This rhinestone-studded jockstrap is pure Elvis Presley.
‘I’m sure the new owner won’t be able to resist wearing it out on a Saturday night.
‘The Elvis magic will work wonders, I’m certain.
‘Joking aside, Elvis owned garments are scarce and hugely popular with collectors.
‘This is a rare opportunity to own an intimate piece of the King.’
Pictured: Elvis Presley performing onstage at the International Convention Center in Honolulu Hawaii on January 14 1973