Please take a moment of your time to view the three featured videos, provided for you below, attesting
to the authenticity, magnificence and grandeur of America's philatelic crown jewel of rock and roll.
dignitaries who witnessed the cancellation and signed the first day cover include Elvis' friend and Mayor of Shelby County
the Honorable William Morris, recording engineer and founder of Sun Records Sam Phillips, and CBS Network media relations
director and television personality Mark McEwen.
Both personal letters of ownership & authenticity, from Graceland, are included. The Elvis
Presley First Day Cover is considered a remarkable philatelic gem by stamp collectors, philatelic organizations and
Elvis Fans throughout the world.
IT IS THE MOST VALUABLE, NOTABLE, RARE & HISTORIC ELVIS PRESLEY FIRST DAY COVER IN THE ENTIRE WORLD ! The stamp has a 29¢ postal value, multi-colored
in various shades, printed on white un-watermarked paper using the photogravure process, perforated 11 x 11. The
stamp in design measures 35 mm x 28 mm. The stamp was issued on January 8, 1993. The catalog number is 2721 with a never
hinged value of US$0.60 in the 2010 Scott catalog.
The David Saks Show Jack Soden - CEO of Graceland Elvis Forever
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Scott#2721 The 1st Elvis First Day Cover One of Stamp Collecting's Greatest Treasures
The First Officially Postmarked Elvis Presley First Day Cover with an official
letter of authenticity from Graceland.
This great "American Treasure" was
signed by Elvis' wife Priscilla Presley, artist Mark Stutzman who was commissioned by the United States Postal Service to
design the stamp, Postmaster General of the United States Honorable Anthony Frank, Graceland Chief Executive Officer Jack
Soden, Elvis' best friends George Klein and Jerry Schilling, the United States Postal Service media relations director Frank Brannon, and Washington Post Editor
Other dignitaries who witnessed the cancellation and signed the first
day cover included Elvis' friend and Mayor of Shelby County the Honorable William Morris, recording engineer and founder of
Sun Records Sam Phillips, and CBS Network media relations director and television personality Mark McEwen.
Both, stamp and envelope, were cancelled by late Graceland employee Laura Ferguson (1952-2002) at the
Graceland Post Office, adjacent to Elvis' home, at approximately 12:15 A.M. January 8, 1993.
letters of authenticity printed on official Graceland stationery were authorized and approved by Graceland manager Debbie
Johnson and presented to David on the day of the event.
The Elvis First Day Cover is considered a fantastic philatelic
gem by stamp collectors, stamp collecting organizations and Elvis Fans throughout the world.
David was invited to appear on television and radio stations throughout the United States and the world,
broadcasting the First Day Cover event, to speak to viewers and listeners about Elvis and stamp collecting.
The Elvis Presley Commemorative Stamp Issue of January 8, 1993, Elvis' birthday, held in Memphis, Tennessee,
Elvis' home town, was the most spectacular event in postal history.
This great day
for Memphis and Graceland was witnessed by many thousands of Elvis fans, and stamp collectors, from all over the world who
made their pilgrimage to Memphis as well as many hundreds of other towns and cities where simultaneous first day ceremonies
and cancellations were taking place, including millions of viewers and listeners via television and radio.
They came to Memphis to be part of this wonderful celebration and to honor the life of the world's
greatest entertainer. He was a great friend to millions of fans because of his many unselfish acts of kindness, charity and
His righteous memory will always be a bright, shining candle to those
who love him.
To the world, it appeared as if Elvis' had returned home on that day
and, in a way, had a "letter" for David.
Visit Graceland on Elvis' birthday, January 8th, for special
events and share complimentary birthday cake with fans from all over the globe. Visit Memphis and Graceland each year
with Elvis fans from all over the world during the week of August 16th for the annual Elvis Week Celebration and International
Participate in many week-long, great events for you, your family
and friends !
Memphis welcomes you !
Remember: Elvis' backup singers were
called "The Stamps" !
Please Observe "National Stamp Collecting Month" in the United States
Each October and Support The American Philatelic Society Stamp Collecting is the Hobby of "Kings" !
Click "Elvis FDC" above for more details
of the first day cover.
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