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Q: I have an Elvis Presley music box decanter. It stands 14 1/2 inches tall and it still has the whiskey in it. The music box base plays "Love Me Tender" and has "Sincerely Elvis '77" on the front. A family member said it's worth a lot. Can you tell me its value?

A: Your decanter is one of the "Portrait of Elvis" series from the Americana Porcelain by McCormick Collection. This series of five decanters was made between 1977 and 1980. They show Elvis at different points in his career. The figural decanters are hand-painted Japanese porcelain and contain McCormick Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. They are mounted on music box bases which play songs made famous by Elvis.

Your decanter is the first in the "Portrait of Elvis" series. It pictures Elvis just before his death in 1977. It sells for $5 to $35 depending on condition, whether or not the whiskey is still in the unopened bottle, and whether or not it has its original box.

Elvis Presley Music Box Decanter
Elvis Presley Music Box Decanter

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#2 Elvis 25th Anniversary DecanterJimsMusic 2017-10-10 14:26
Good Morning' I just registered with you in hopes I could get/find a different musicbox for my Elvis 25th Anniversary Decanter' ? Not sure if I can get the original one out either' are you familiar with these? I'd really like to find a music box that will let me choose what song to add with it' is that possible nowadays? Please get back to me about this' its important to me' . Would you know of anyone that could do this for me? Thanks so much in advance! Here's a photo of what I have' the music box is small' it is on the bottom inside this decanter. I love to be able to pick out my favorite Elvis Song.
#1 Elvis presleyJessy 2015-03-14 00:13
I also have a Elvis Presley music box/ whiskey decanter that I was wondering the value of it is gold plated it has its original box and is unopened and full of whiskey please help :)

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