RIAA 4x Multi-Platinum album award for Boston's Don't Look Back album, which was released on August 15, 1978 and by October 30, 1986 was certified 4x Multi-Platinum by the RIAA. Boston awards are quite rare.
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- RIAA 4x Multi-Platinum Album "flower hologram" award with disc and cassette
- In VG to Excellent condition
- First presentation award from 1986
- Presented to record label
- All original with manufacturer's sticker
- Known as a "flower hologram" award, they were made from 1986-89
- Award measures approx. 17" x 21"
- Great collectors item for any Boston fan
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Detailed Item Description: This is a first presentation RIAA 4x Multi-Platinum award that would have been manufactured in 1986 when this "flower hologram" style of RIAA award was made (1986-89). That makes this award approx. 34 years old. It is presented to EPA Records, the group's label (Epic).
The award is in Very Good to Excellent condition with its chrome frame and internals all in excellent condition. The matte has a very small small section of minor mottling at the bottom. The original Creative Glassics manufacturer sticker is present on the award's backing paper.
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Notes on the condition of all vintage RIAA awards like this one: Please do not buy this item if you want a brand new piece of memorabilia. These are historical artifacts from the year they were produced. As a result they may show signs of wear. Frankly, if you see a 20 to 50-year-old award purported to be in 100% perfect condition, it might be too good to be true. After all, an antique should have "good' wear. If not, you might want to question the piece.
As to where they came from, they could have been displayed in record label offices, recording studios, artist manager's offices, radio stations, private collector's homes and yes, of course, possibly the artist's or songwriter's home. Typically, we don't know all the places they may have been over the years other than what we've stated in the description.
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*RIAA sales data source: RIAA.com