Sunday, May 16, 2010
Lot No: 1105
An Elvis Presley eyebrow tinting kit, 1970s
A small box containing three bottles of Roux-brand 'Lash & Brow Tint' with individual labels noting 'No.1 Black,' 'No. 2 Black,' and 'Stain Remover;' most of liquid from bottles now gone as it was used on the King's eyebrows a number of times, including during the filming of Presley's last television special, "Elvis in Concert," CBS, 1977.
Box: 3 x 3 x 1 1/4in
Estimate: $1,000 - 1,500
Consigned directly by Shanti (formerly known as Shelley White), a Memphis hairstylist and beautician who tinted Elvis Presley's eyebrows and eyelashes a number of times from 1976 to 1977. Included is a letter signed by Shanti outlining her association with Presley as well as another letter signed by Larry Geller [Presley's personal hairstylist] noting how Shelley White did indeed know and work for Presley.