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Divinyls debut RIAA Gold Album Award

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RIAA Gold award for Divinyls debut album, which was released on Jan. 14, 1991. It was certified Gold by the RIAA on June 24, 1991 for 500,000 copies sold, which this award celebrates. Remember Dinivyls lead singer and co-producer Chrissy Amphlett (1959-2013) with this award.

The group's debut contained their most successful single, "I Touch Myself", which went to #4 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, #10 in the U.K. and which topped the chart in Australia. The album itself rose to #15 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart, #5 in Australia, and #59 on the UK chart. 

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Item Highlights:

  • RIAA "R hologram" Gold album award with gold cassette and CD
  • In VG to Excellent condition
  • First presentation award from 1991
  • Presented to record executive
  • All original with manufacturer's sticker on backing paper
  • Award measures approx. 13" x 17"
  • Great collectors item for any Divinyls fan
  • FREE insured shipping to continental U.S.
  • International shipping available

Detailed Item Description: This is a first presentation RIAA Gold album award that would have been manufactured in 1991, making it approx. 31 years old. It is presented to record industry executive Jeffrey Naumann, who was in record promotion with Virgin, RCA and other record labels.

This award is all original and in VG to Excellent condition. Award has its original backing paper and although its' manufacturer sticker is missing, there is adhesive residue in the size, shape and location indicating it was made by Creative Glassics.

Interested in knowing more about RIAA awards and what makes them great to add to your collection? Read our article here.

Notes on the condition of all vintage RIAA awards: 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.

Finally, a word on photos: Our photos are zoomable so you can get a very good look. Do let us know if you want photos of any other details on our pieces and we'll be happy to provide. 

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