The instrument was used by the Presley during his nationally televised 1968 “Comeback Special” after the star had devoted much of the previous seven years to his movie career.
The eye-catching instrument was also featured on the cover of the “From Elvis in Memphis” album in 1969.
The guitar first belonged to American guitarist Al Casey, who was asked by producers to let Elvis use it during his TV special because of the guitar’s flashy and fiery appeal. According to the auctioneers, it has not been offered for auction since the 1990s.
Live bidding will be held March 27.
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