TIME FOR A PIECE OF ELVIS MEMORABILIA?

He had it in the army, and he got married to Priscilla with it on...

A wristwatch worn by ELVIS PRESLEY throughout his time serving in the US military in 1958-60, and on the day he married PRISCILLA in 1967, has gone under the hammer for auction on the Internet.

Today (January 8), on what would have been his 66th birthday, the watch went up for sale on [url=]www.QXL.com. By early afternoon the bids had jumped from the initial offer of UK#106.45 to UK#1,756. The auction closes on January 25 at 11.30am (GMT).

The watch, called Star Of David, was also designed by the King and presented to fan Jimmy Velvet. It is Mr Velvet who has put the watch up for sale with official authentication.