The Auction at Graceland•Elvis Week•August 12, 2017
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This RIAA Certified Platinum Sales Award was “Presented to Elvis Presley to commemorate the sale of more than 1,000,000 copies of the RCA Records Album, Cassette & C.D. ‘Elvis’ Golden Records, Volume 3’”. This greatest hits album was composed of hit singles from 1960, 1961 and 1962 and included songs like “I Gotta Know,” “It’s Now or Never” and “Are You Lonesome Tonight?” to name just a few. The album was certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America on November 1, 1966 and Platinum on March 27, 1992. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) was created in 1958 to honor artists and certify record sales. This framed award contains a platinum-colored album, plaque, cassette, CD, and a RIAA-certified sales award hologram, and was posthumously presented to Elvis Presley to commemorate the sale of more than 1,000,000 copies of the LP Elvis’ Golden Records, Volume 3 by RIAA. The framed award measures approximately 21 by 17 by 1 inches (53.34 x 43.18 x 2.54 cm) and is accompanied by a letter of authenticity from Graceland Authenticated.

Excellent condition overall.
Platinum Record Award for Elvis Presley’s Album <em>Elvis’ Golden Records, Volume 3</em> for Selling “More than 1,000,000 Copies” Presented to Elvis Presley
Current Bidding (Reserve Has Been Met)
Minimum Bid: $500.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $3,000.00
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Number Bids: 19
Auction closed on Saturday, August 12, 2017.
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