Paper Presley Cup Sells For $200

A paper cup ELVIS PRESLEY gave to a fan at a concert in 1976 has sold on auction website eBay for more than $200 (GBP103). The King passed on the cup during a gig at Robert Stadium in Evansville, Indiana on 24 October 1976. The winning bidder, known as ruth5657, paid $204.03 for the unusual memorabilia, which comes accompanied by a bootleg cassette recording of the gig, photos taken at the event and video footage of a female fan asking for the cup. The cup was previously auctioned on eBay in 2005, when it sold for $300 (GBP154). It also inspired the song THE ELVIS CUP from Philippine Presley impersonator RENELVIS. Presley died in 1977 aged 42.


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