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Guns N' Roses Appetite For Destruction Geffen France 1987 Label Award presented to GNR drummer Steven Adler - RARE

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Guns N' Roses Geffen Records France album award for Appetite For Destruction presented to original GNR drummer Steven Adler. Appetite was released on July 21, 1987. The success of the album was global, with RIAA-certified U.S. sales of 18 million copies and global sales estimated at 30 million copies. Included in that tally is the double Gold certification earned in France which this award celebrates. Appetite charted worldwide and changed rock with hits such as "Welcome To The Jungle", "Sweet Child o' Mine", "Paradise City", and more. 

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Item Highlights:

  • Geffen Records France album award for Guns N' Roses album Appetite For Destruction
  • Presented to original Guns N' Roses drummer Steven Adler
  • In VG to Excellent condition
  • Award presentation plate dated 1987 
  • Award measures approx. 17" x 21"
  • Most likely rebacked
  • Great collector's item for any Guns N' Roses fan
  • FREE insured shipping to continental U.S.
  • International shipping available

Detailed Item Description: This is a Geffen Records France label award presented to original GNR drummer Steven Adler who played on this classic album along with G N' R Lies and the track "Civil War" on Use Your Illusion II before leaving the band under difficult circumstances in 1991. He was, however, inducted along with the band into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012 and has sat in with GNR on numerous occasions in recent years.

The award is dated 1987 so is approx. 35 years old. It is in VG to Excellent condition. This award has most likely been rebacked, based on the condition of the backing paper and style of the hanger.

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Notes on the condition of all vintage record 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.

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