The Auction at Graceland•Elvis Week•August 12, 2017
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This framed 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 and Cassette ‘Welcome to My World’” by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). This album was a compilation released in March of 1977, just months before Elvis’ death in August. The compilation album of previously released tracks charted as well as the recent newly-recorded albums. The album was certified gold in September of 1977 and attained platinum status on January 14, 1983. This framed display features a platinum-colored record above a platinum-colored cassette tape and plaque mounted against a black background. The plaque is flanked by an image of the album cover and RIAA hologram. This RIAA-certified sales award was posthumously presented to Elvis Presley to commemorate the album’s platinum status. The framed award measures 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>Welcome to My World</em> for Selling “More than 1,000,000 Copies”
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Current Bidding (Reserve Has Been Met)
Minimum Bid: $500.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $3,250.00
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Number Bids: 25
Auction closed on Saturday, August 12, 2017.
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