RIAA Gold LP white matte award for the Rolling Stones Between The Buttons presented to Mick Jagger.This album was released on January 20, 1967 and quickly certified Gold by the RIAA on Feb. 24, 1967 for $1 million worth sold.
The album that brought the world the Stones classics "Ruby Tuesday" and "Let's Spend The Night Together", became one of the group's most highly acclaimed albums and one of the last to feature Brian Jones, whose untimely death occurred in mid-1969. Jones, who had previously mainly played guitar on Stones recordings, expanded his range by contributing parts on organ, marimba, vibraphone, and kazoo. The album reached #2 on the Billboard Top LPs chart and #3 on the U.K. Top Albums chart. See image above for the RIAA sales certification of this album*.
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- RIAA Gold LP award with white matte, gold disc, album miniature, and gold info plate
- In VG condition
- First presentation award made in 1967
- Presented to Mick Jagger
- All original New York Frame & Picture Co. manufacturer sticker
- "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. 17" x 21"
- Beautiful and very rare collector's item for any Rolling Stones fan
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Detailed Item Description: This RIAA Gold LP white matte award would have been made in 1967 given the album's certification date and the fact that it has a Fulton St. New York Frame & Picture Co. (NYF&P Co. moved from 141 Fulton St. to 29 John St. in mid-1969). The award's most spectacular feature is undoubtedly that it is presented to Stones co-founder, co-songwriter and lead vocalist Mick Jagger.
The award is approx. 56 years old yet is in VG condition, especially considering its age. There are some typical but minor scratches on the frame and the matte has a couple of small spots. The backing paper is original and although it has been taped on three sides its' original New York Frame & Picture Co. sticker is still present.
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*RIAA sales data source: RIAA.com