RIAA Gold Album award for Steven Curtis Chapman albums For The Sake Of The Call, Heaven In The Real World and The Great Adventure. The albums were all certified Gold by the RIAA on Dec. 6, 1994, Dec. 16, 1994 and June 15, 1993, respectively.
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- RIAA multi-album Gold award with CD display, album artwork and printed autograph from Chapman on its glass
- In VG condition with only a few minor mars on frame
- First presentation award from 1995
- Presented to an executive with Transworld Entertainment
- Has been rebacked
- Known as a "R hologram" award, they were made from 1990-1997
- Award measures approx. 17" x 21"
- Great collectors item for any Steven Curtis Chapman fan
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Detailed Item Description: This is a first presentation RIAA multi-album Gold award that would have been manufactured shortly after the three albums' certification dates from 1993 to 1994, making it approximately 25 years old.
This award was given to an industry executive with Transworld Entertainment and their signed and notarized letter of provenance will provided with purchase. Provenance letter can be seen in images with executive's name obscured for privacy. Item buyer will receive a non-obscured copy of the letter.
The award is in VG condition and unusually features real glass instead of plexi, on which the artist's autograph has been printed (Note: Printed, not actual autograph). It has been rebacked but otherwise appears all original.
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Notes on the condition of all vintage RIAA 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.
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*RIAA sales data source: RIAA.com