On November 6, 1970, the legendary Elvis Presley bought a .357 Magnum at Kerr’s Sporting Goods in Beverly Hills. Who would have ever guessed that in 2017 that very same gun would sell at auction for $175,000? Well, it did. The California based auction house, Moments in Time, completed the sale.
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The revolver was very detailed and carefully engraved by an artist in the German Frederick Wilhelm Heym Company, Guns.com reported. It was ornamented with gold and silver and featured a handle dressed in ivory. The sale also included a made-to-order leather holster that features a one-of-a-kind leather zipper case that includes Elvis’s name on one side. The gun also illustrates a bear, bobcat, moose, mountain lion, and puma. The sale also came with the firearm registration documents that feature Elvis’s signature.
The auction house is also offering two vehicles up for sale for $1.5 million each. One of the cars, a BMW, is the one that Tupac Shakur was shot in 1996. The other is a GMC Suburban in which Notorious B.I.G. was shot in just months later.