Label RCA label award for Dave Matthews Band multi-platinum sales of Crash (3 million sold) and Under The Table And Dreaming (5 million sold). The group's first two albums are recognized with this award. Crash was released in 1996 and currently sits at 7x Multi-Platinum as certified by the RIAA. Under The Table And Dreaming was released in 1994 and has been certified 6x Multi-Platinum. This is an RCA label award from Motown Records presented to Borders, then a record retailer. It is estimated to have been made sometime in the mid-1990s. Note that this is not a RIAA award.
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- Label RCA Records sales award for Dave Matthews Band albums Crash and Under The Table And Dreaming
- Award features two platinum discs and album art
- Presented to Borders, a record retailer
- Estimated to have been made in the early late-1990s
- In Average condition with only minor mars on frame but platinum record disc centers have pronounced wrinkles (likely heat damage) thus the reduced price. See images.
- Made by RIAA award maker Fitzgerald Hartley (Note: This is not a RIAA award)
- Award measures approx. 25" x 19"
- Great collector's item for any Dave Matthews Band fan
- FREE insured shipping to continental U.S.
- International shipping available
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