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Elvis Presley First Day Cover
to community service-related non-profit organizations
and their charitable causes."
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The Rarest Elvis Presley Stamp
&
First Day Cover In The World

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One Of The World's Greatest Philatelic Treasures

 

Never Before Offered For Sale

Exclusively & Only On eBay!

The First Officially Postmarked & Cancelled Elvis Presley First Day Cover


With Official Letters of Authenticity From Elvis' Graceland

 

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This great "National Treasure" was signed by Elvis' wife

Priscilla Presley,

Artist Mark Stutzman, 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,

United States Postal Service Media Relations Director
Frank Brannon,

Linn's Stamp News and Washington Post Philatelic Staff Writer Journalist Bill McAllister.

 

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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.

Other 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.

 

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The stamp and envelope were both cancelled by Graceland employee
Laura Ferguson (1952-2002)
at the Graceland Post Office, adjacent to Elvis' home,
at 12:15 A.M. January 8, 1993.

Two personal letters of authenticity printed on official Graceland stationary were authorized and approved by Graceland manager Debbie Johnson and presented to David on the day of the event.

 

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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.

 

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It's acquisition has been
recognized, congratulated and praised by
The American Philatelic Society

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To See Enlarged Views of the Elvis First Day Cover Please Click Here (new window)

To See Letters of Authenticity, Honorarium & Other Documentation

Please Click Here (new window) & Click Thumbnail Images for Enlarged Images

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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They came to Memphis to be part of this wonderful celebration
and to honor the life of the world's greatest entertainer.

 

Click to eMail a Friend About Elvis

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He was a great friend to millions of fans because of his many unselfish acts of
kindness, charity and brotherhood.

Elvis will always be a bright, shining star
to his millions of fans throughout the world.

And to the world, it appeared as if Elvis' had returned home to Memphis
on that great, historic day of January 8, 1993.

 

Click to eMail a Friend About Elvis

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Visit Graceland on Elvis' birthdate, January 8th, for special events and share complimentary birthday cake with fans from all over the globe.

Visit during the week of August 16th for the International Candlelight Vigil and Elvis Week Celebration.

Participate in many week-long, great events for you, your family and friends !

Memphis Welcomes You !


Please Observe "National Stamp Collecting Month" in the United States Each October
Support
The American Philatelic Society
Stamp Collecting is the Hobby of "Kings" !

Scott Stamp Catalogue © #2721

DavidSaks's album on Photobucket

Many Thanks to

Jack Soden  & Elvis Presley Enterprises,
Elvis' Fans and Stamp Collectors Throughout the World !

 

 

The Elvis Presley First Day Cover
Part I

 

The Elvis Presley First Day Cover
Part II

 

 

The Elvis Stamp
CBS Evening News
January 8, 1993

 

 

 

The David Saks Show
Jack Soden - CEO of Graceland
Elvis Forever


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ONLY
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DAVID SAKS WILL PERSONALLY TRAVEL TO MEET WITH YOU AND/OR PROVIDE YOU WITH ROUND-TRIP AIRFARE, INCLUDING ALL MEALS AND ACCOMMODATIONS, FOR PERSONAL PRESENTATION OF THE ELVIS PRESLEY FIRST DAY COVER AT A MEETING OF THE MEMPHIS STAMP COLLECTORS SOCIETY (HTTP://MEMPHISSTAMPCOLLECTORSSOCIETY.ORG)

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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 Bill McAllister.

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.

Two 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.

It has been recognized by the

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American Philatelic Society

as a great national treasure.!

To See Enlarged Views of the Elvis First Day Cover Please Click Here (new window)

To See Letters of Authenticity, Honorarium & Other Documentation

Please Click Here (new window) & Click Thumbnail Images for Enlarged Images

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 brotherhood.

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 Candlelight Vigil.

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.

Scott Stamp Catalogue © #2721

Many Thanks to Jack Soden  & Elvis Presley Enterprises

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