Elvis Presley's Personal Planes Have a Huge Asking Price

Elvis Presley was known for being something of an extravagant rock star and his personal planes live up to that reputation. He custom designed both the Lisa Marie and Hound Dog II to his liking and now both of those planes are up for auction. The jets have been on display at Graceland for the last 30 years and this is the first time they've been offered for auction. The Lisa Marie is a Convair 880 Jet from Delta Airlines that he bought on April 17, 1975 for $250,000, which was a heck of a lot more then than it is now. He then refurbished it, bringing the total cost to $600,000 before naming it in honor of his daughter. RELATED: See Elvis Presley's 1960 Lincoln Continental Mark V Limousine Interior details are as over-the-top as you'd expect and include a penthouse bedroom with a queen-size bed, gold faucets with a matching gold basin in the bathroom, a conference room, and a videotape system that connected four televisions with a stereo system and 50 speakers. The tables are covered in actual leather and the seat belts are 24 carat gold. The Hound Dog II is a Lockheed JetStar that Elvis also purchased in 1975 to use as a commuter jet to go back and forth between his home and Texas where we oversaw the refurbishment of the Lisa Marie. This one cost him $900,000. Both planes are being offered through Julien's Auctions with sealed bidding open through Feb. 2. The expected sale price is somewhere between $10 and $15 million. RELATED: See Elvis Presley's 1972 Cadillac Eldorado
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