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Elvis Presley's boots up for grabs in UK auction

Elvis Presley's white Verde brand boots (Henry Aldridge & Son).

Elvis Presley's white Verde brand boots (Henry Aldridge & Son).  ( )

Do you want to own a piece of Rock and Roll history? A pair of boots worn by Elvis Presley during a famous TV performance are expected to sell for more than $37,000 when they are auctioned in the U.K. next week.

Presley wore the white Verde brand boots when he sang “If I Can Dream”, which capped a 1968 NBC TV special. The boots, which will be auctioned on Nov. 14, have a presale estimate of between $37,594 and $45,086.

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The boots are sold with an Elvis Presley Museum certificate of authenticity signed by Elvis’ friend of 22 years Jimmy Velvet, and a signed letter of authenticity from Charlie Hodge who appeared with Elvis on the NBC special, according to auction house Henry Aldridge & Son.

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