Elvis Presley's pyjamas – how you can own a pair today

A set of mint green pyjamas once worn by Elvis Presley auctions later today at Henry J Aldridge in the UK.

The King wore the £8,000 ($10,400) estimated Lord Shannon PJs during a stay at the Baptist Memorial Hospital, Memphis in 1977 – the year of his death.

Elvis Presley pyjamas

Elvis wore the pyjamas in hospital in April 1977

"He spent a week there recovering from exhaustion and they were left at his father's home," auctioneer Andrew Aldridge told the BBC.

They have previously been on display at the Elvis-A-Rama Museum in Nevada.

Elvis' personal memorabilia has been soaring in value in recent years. His Smith and Wesson revolver auctioned for $195,000 in May.

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