Elvis' Rolex featured at British auction

Elvis' Rolex featured at British auction

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LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 23: A 1976 Rolex given to Elvis Presley by Colonel Tom Parker is shown at Christie's on November 23, 2012 in London, England. Estimated at �6000 - �8000 it forms part of Christie's Pop Culture sale on November 29 in London. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

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by Associated Press

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Posted on November 23, 2012 at 3:52 PM

LONDON  -- A watch which was one of Elvis Presley's last Christmas presents and a corset worn by Madonna on her 1990 "Blond Ambition" tour will be featured at a London auction.

The watch, estimated to sell for 6,000 pounds ($9,500) or more, is a diamond-set Rolex given to Presley by his longtime manager, Tom Parker. It is engraved, "Elvis merry Christmas your pal Col. Tom Parker." It was the last Christmas for Presley, who died the following year.

Madonna's corset (by Jean-Paul Gaultier) is of green silk with conical cups and beaded fringe, embroidered with candy stripes of opalescent sequins and peppermint bugle beads.

Christie's estimates that the corset will sell for at least 10,000 pounds.

Christie's previewed the sale today. The auction will be on Thursday.

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