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saturn belt - from what catalog?

Tue Mar 04, 2014 4:39 am

I have only seen this image of the Saturn belt.
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It must come from an auction catalog. Does anybody know which one?

Re: saturn belt - from what catalog?

Tue Mar 04, 2014 10:53 am

I am not convinced that this belt is an original. It seems rather a copy.

Because it does not appear the metal clip at the end of the belt.

Re: saturn belt - from what catalog?

Tue Mar 04, 2014 6:54 pm

I can tell you it is real (for some reasons that I can't go into). There is even some video footage where you can see Elvis wearing this belt!
The clip at the end has been cut off of the photo.

So I am looking for a better quality photo. This photo must come from somewhere. The question is where did it come from?
My guess is an auction catalog photo. I have all the Bonhams catalogs 94,95,96,97, as well as MGM 1999 and Tower, Regency 2006.
But nog all catalogs from other years. But surely some people must have these.

Re: saturn belt - from what catalog?

Tue Mar 04, 2014 11:13 pm

Obviously he wore this belt.

But I doubt very much that the one you are presenting here is the original.

For the simple reason that there is not metal clip that was on ALL his belts.

Of course the fact that your belt is curve is already a good argument.


more infos: http://rareelvispresley.vraiforum.com/t ... -Capes.htm

Re: saturn belt - from what catalog?

Wed Mar 05, 2014 7:18 pm

the fact that the clip is missing could be because it has been removed from the photo.
I could easily do that with photoshop for any of the original belts.
There are more factors then just curve that I can't go into detail here that are telling me this is the real thing.

But I need better quality photos to be 100% sure. Hence, the reason for my first post.