January 16, 2021 Sports, Rock & Roll and Americana Auction
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 1/16/2021
Elvis in Concert was certified Gold and Platinum by the RIAA on October 14, 1977, just 13 days after its release. The offered Gold Record Award hails from a slightly later period in the 1980s, based on the style, and its plaque reads: “Presented To Elvis Presley to Commemorate the Sale of More Than 500,000 Copies of the RCA Records Long-Playing Record Album 'Elvis in Concert.'” After the untimely passing of Elvis in August 1977, RCA released a television special and album both entitled Elvis in Concert. Concerts in Omaha, Nebraska and Rapid City, South Dakota in June 1977 were recorded for the two projects, and the tracks for the live album were taken from those recordings. Renewed interest in Elvis' music spurred the album into the top 5 on the U.S. album charts. The award measures 17 x 21 inches and presents with only very minor wear to the wooden frame. Near Mint condition.
RIAA Gold Record Award for Elvis Presleys 1977 LP <em>Elvis in Concert</em> - Certified in 1977
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $500
Final prices include buyers premium: $863
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Number Bids: 4
Auction closed on Saturday, January 16, 2021.
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