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Elvis Presley’s Private Jet Is Up for Sale—Unchanged Since The King Owned It

One of Elvis Presley’s private jets is once again up for auction. The 1962 Lockheed Jetstar, grounded in Roswell, N.M., for over four decades, has not been altered since Presley, who died in 1977, last owned it. The online auction site IronPlanet is accepting bids for the jet, which was owned by the singer and his father, Vernon, until July 27. Featuring an interior custom-designed to Presley’s specifications, the plane has gold-tone hardware, custom woodwork and inlays, red velvet seats, and red shag carpet. The aircraft also features original external painting and detailing. However, it has no engine and its cockpit needs restoring. Its current owner bought it last year for $430,000.

It is, a spokesperson for the auctioneers said in an email to The Daily Beast, the only known jet from Presley’s fleet that remains privately owned—the other two are owned by the Graceland estate in Memphis, Tennessee. All FAA documents and invoices showing previous ownership by Presley will be included in the auction.