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Filter Short Bus RIAA Gold Album Award

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Filter RIAA Gold album award for their album Short Bus. The album was released on April 25, 1995 and certified Gold by the RIAA on October 25, 1995 for 500,000 copies sold.

Lead by Nine Inch Nails touring guitarist Richard Patrick along with fellow musician Brian Liesegang, Filter's debut became a hit mainly driven by single "Hey Man Nice Shot", driving the album to a peak at #59 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart.  By 1997 the album had been certified Platinum by the RIAA for 1 million sold.

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Item Highlights:

  • RIAA "R hologram" Gold award with CD and album artwork
  • In VG condition
  • First presentation award from 1995
  • Presentation to radio station
  • All original components unaltered with original backing paper and manufacturer's label
  • Award measures approx. 13" x 17"
  • Great collector's item for any Filter 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 1995, making it approx. 25 years old. It is presented to radio station WWBR.

This award is in Very Good condition with only very minor mars on frame and plexiglass complete with original back with Fitzgerald Hartley manufacturer sticker.

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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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