RIAA Gold 45 "white matte" award for the Rolling Stones single "Angie" presented to the Stones legendary co-founder and lead vocalist Mick Jagger. The single was released on August 20, 1973 off their Goats Head Soup album and certified Gold by the RIAA on Nov. 15, 1973 for 500,000 copies sold.
One of a long string of well-known hits from the Stones' legendary career, "Angie" went to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and in several other countries, #5 on the UK Singles chart, and into the top 10 in numerous other countries. See image above for RIAA sales certifications of this track*.
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- RIAA Gold 45 award with white matte, gold disc, and gold info plate
- Presented to then Stones lead vocalist and co-founder Mick Jagger
- Made in 1973
- Has unopened original back with manufacturer sticker
- In VG to Excellent condition with only very minor mars on the frame
- "White matte" awards (obviously so-named due to the white matte used) were made from from 1964-1974
- RIAA white matte awards numbered only 5-25 plaques worldwide for any given single/album
- Award measures approx. 13" x 17"
- Beautiful and very rare collector's item for any Rolling Stones fan
- FREE insured shipping to continental U.S.
- International shipping available
Detailed Item Description: This RIAA Gold LP award was made in 1973 making it a late period white matte award that is approx. 49 years old. The award is presented to the Stones Mick Jagger.
This award is in Very Good to Excellent condition, considering its age. There are a few minor mars scratches on the wood frame but the original New York Frame & Picture Co. sticker is still present. The presentation plate and gold disc are in Excellent condition.
Don't miss this very rare opportunity to get a highly coveted early 70s Rolling Stones RIAA white matte award presented to the Stones' Mick Jagger.
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*RIAA sales data source: RIAA.com