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Pink Floyd A Momentary Lapse Of Reason Label "Platinum" Award

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Label/artist management award for Pink Floyd's album A Momentary Lapse Of Reason, which was released on Sept. 4, 1987. While not an RIAA this award celebrates the album being certified Platinum by the RIAA on Nov. 9, 1987 for one million copies sold. It would eventually be certified 4x Multi-Platinum by 2001. (Note: This is not a RIAA award). 

The album, the first without Roger Waters, reached #3 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums and the UK Albums chart. It also did well in many other countries. It produced the singles "Learning to Fly" / "Terminal Frost", "On the Turning Away", and "One Slip". The release ended up outselling the previous Pink Floyd album, The Final Cut. 

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Item Highlights:

  • Label/artist management award with "platinum" record for Pink Floyd album A Momentary Lapse Of Reason
  • In Good condition with mars on the frame and plexiglass 
  • Award from approx. 1987
  • Presented to radio industry executive
  • Award measures approx. 17" x 21"
  • Great collectors item for Pink Floyd or David Gilmour fan
  • FREE insured shipping to continental U.S.
  • International shipping available

Detailed Item Description: This label/artist management award would have been manufactured sometime around 1987 making it approximately 35 years old. It is presented to radio industry executive Bob Buchmann.

This award is in Good condition with only mars on the frame and plexiglass and it has a small hole on the bottom rail of the frame from wall mounting (see photo). A manufacturer sticker adhesive mark exists in the typical size, location and shape of a Creative Glassics sticker so they may have made the award.

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Notes on the condition of all vintage record 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.

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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