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These amber vials used to contain the drugs that led to music legend Elvis Presley's downfall. The two-inch plastic pots held pills prescribed to The King for anxiety and insomnia in 1976, a year before he was found dead aged 42 at his famous Graceland home. At the time, Elvis had been taking a cocktail of prescription drugs including valium in attempt to cope with his dwindling music and film career. Two tiny pots and a card box which once contained the drugs are now up for sale - and are expected to sell for upwards of £3,000 when they go under the hammer.