Jet owned by Elvis auctioned after sitting 30 years - WNEM TV 5

Jet owned by Elvis auctioned after sitting 30 years

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A private jet once owned by Elvis Presley has been auctioned after sitting on a runway in New Mexico for more than 30 years.
   GWS Auctions Inc. says the plane sold for $430,000 on Saturday at a California event featuring celebrity memorabilia.
   The auction house says Elvis designed the interior that has gold-tone woodwork, red velvet seats and red shag carpet. But the red 1962 Lockheed Jetstar has no engine and needs a restoration of its cockpit. says the 1962 red Lockheed JetStar was owned by Elvis and his father, Vernon Presley.
   It has been privately owned for 35 years and sitting on a tarmac in Roswell, New Mexico.

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