Presley, Elvis/Elvis


Hello I bought an Elvis scrapbook or picture album full of vintage Elvis photos.A lot of the photos are signed,was wondering how I can find out if they're the real thing.I also have 2 sheets of small Elvis pictures I have never seen.I will send you some photos tomorrow.

Thanks for your help.


Hi Lauretta,

An Elvis Presley autograph is one of the most forged autographs out there. I would check with a trusted and professional Autograph or auction house like Sothebys. Elvis was a generous signer and there are a lot out there but he has an easy signature to fake. Some signatures, like on Elvis checks, might actually be one of his Bodyguards signing Elvis' name. One thing to look for is that Elvis usually had a space between the P and R in his last name.

I would try Roger Epperson at he is a leading autograph authentication expert.

Thank you for the question.

Cory Cooper

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A frequent source for books, radio shows, movies and television projects about Elvis Presley. More of a expert on his life and times than of memorabilia and albums. If you are looking for what an item is worth, you might want to try another expert on the AllExperts Website but welcome any and all questions. As an expert on Elvis Presley, Cory draws from his vast knowledge and his deep ties to others in the Elvis world. Included among his contacts are authors, band members, performers and members of the "Memphis Mafia," the close group of bodyguards, friends and employees that worked with and protected Elvis Presley.


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