This is a very good condition pair of gold metal wrap around style "E" cufflinks that were owned & worn By Legendary Actor, Singer Legend Elvis Presley. These cuff-links were given to Elvis Personal Hairdresser Homer Gilleland by "The King" himself. The winner will get a typed letter signed by Homer stating the circumstances of the cuff-links and how Elvis gave them to him. Throughout his 20-plus year career, Elvis had one preferred personal hair colorist and stylist. Gilleland worked at Goldsmith's Department Store in Memphis as a hairdresser; he was known to his clientele as Mr.
Gill and one of his regular customers was Gladys Presley. After achieving his early fame, Elvis asked his mother's hairdresser to cut his hair; thus began a long and deeply personal relationship. Throughout the years, he saved a quantity of the hair that he cut from the head of the King.One large quantity of that hair was gifted to one of his best friends, Thomas Morgan, Jr. Who was not only his friend but an old friend of Elvis himself. Morgan had grown up in Memphis knowing the young Elvis, and later, as Administrative Assistant to the Sheriff of Shelby County (Memphis) Tennessee, would be the person who was responsible for commissioning Elvis as a Special Deputy. Gilleland chose to give Morgan such a large group of Elvis's hair clippings because of their mutual friendship with, and love for, the King.
Gilleland passed away in May 1994. The item "Elvis Presley Personally Owned & Worn in E Cufflinks from Personal Hairdresser" is in sale since Tuesday, March 12, 2019.
This item is in the category "Entertainment Memorabilia\Movie Memorabilia\Wardrobe\Originals". The seller is "mymothersjunk2013" and is located in Kendall Park, New Jersey. This item can be shipped worldwide.