Elvis signed and inscribed this on the 28th March 1961 in Hawaii , on a Hilton Hawaiian Village Hotel napkin, Elvis wrote , " To Dan and Maria Aloha from Elvis Presley ", and on the napkin at the side," 3/28/61 "
This was while he was in Hawaii on location for his movie ' Blue Hawaii ' This beautiful piece is actually pictured and documented in the book ELVIS IN HAWAII by Jerry Hopkins.
Description in the book page 82:
1961 this lei is displayed with an autographed Hilton Hawaiian Village cocktail napkin signed 3/28/61.
Right, on the napkin signed 3/28/61.
Right, on the napkin, Elvis wrote, " To Dan and Maria Aloha from Elvis Presley."
Description in the book page 84:
A lei and an autographed Hilton Hawaiian Village hotel napkin were valued at $2,500 USD. (2002)
The napkin is framed with a papier mache lei that was given at the premier of the movie Blue Hawaii.
The framing is done to museum quality , and has UV protection glass and acid free matting.
This was auctioned by Sotheby's/Entertainment Rarities in Los Angeles in 2002.
Comes with the original UPS waybill receipt.
Comes with the original Entertainment Rarities invoice.
Comes with the book Elvis in Hawaii by Jerry Hopkins.
In 1961, the Hawaiian Village Hotel joined the Hilton chain.