The Tumblr blog for the Chicago Public Library recently posted the earliest known signature of Elvis Presley which was found on a library check-out card signed by the 13-year-old future superstar. According to RT, it sold at 2012 auction that marked the 35th anniversary of Presley’s death for $7,500.
The auctioneers did not expect much from the library card signed to borrow a copy of “The Courageous Heart: A Life of Andrew Jackson for Young Readers” from Humes High School in Memphis in 1948.
The card was discovered during a library inventory in the book about US President Andrew Jackson, one of the founders of the Democratic Party. The book was sold at auction along with the autograph.
via RT, Open Culture