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Elvis Presley's Private Jets Up For Sale But They'll Cost A Fortune And They Won't Fly

03/01/2015 09:27 GMT | Updated 03/01/2015 09:59 GMT

Deep-pocketed Elvis Presley fans can now buy a spectacular piece of music history but there's a bit of a catch.

Two private jets that once belonged to the King are up for sale - for display purposes only.

That's right, after splashing out an expected £10 million the lucky owner will only be able pretend they're living the rock and roll dream.

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Elvis's Private Jets

The Lisa Marie and Hound Dog II - which are being sold as a single lot - have been on display for 30 years at Presley's Graceland home in Tennessee.

The winning bidder can also purchase an area of land in Graceland on which to display them.

Julien's Auction who are conducting the sale, write...

Elvis purchased the Convair 880 Jet from Delta Airlines on April 17, 1975 for the then very substantial amount of $250,000. After refurbishing it, the total exceeded $600,000, and he then immediately rechristened it the “Lisa Marie” in honor of his only daughter. The redesigned jet became an airworthy mix of modern function and amazing style fit for such a king. It was customized to include plush sleeping quarters, a penthouse bedroom with a custom-made queen size bed, an executive bathroom with gold faucets and gold washbasin, a videotape system linked to four televisions and a stereo system with fifty speakers and a conference room. The tail section of the plane featured Presley’s trademark — “TCB” — for “Taking Care of Business.” The color scheme was personally chosen by Elvis himself.

The Hound Dog II is a Lockheed JetStar. Elvis purchased it in 1975 while waiting for Lisa Marie to finish her refurbishment for a price of almost $900,000. Hound Dog II was bought by OKC Partnership and transported to Graceland in 1984 after the “Lisa Marie” arrived.