Great Christmas Gift Ideas For Collectors – Rare Music Industry Awards: Queen, The Streets, Elton John & More

Musicians traditionally tend to write music for themselves. They use the fire burning inside them to spur creativity and write something that other can connect with, which for most is the only reward they need. Of course, it is always nice when the artist is recognised for their achievements from the industry they are part of.

This mostly comes in the form of being presented an award from the governing bodies such as the BPI, RIAA, ARIA, and so on. Sometimes, these awards make their way into the hands of collectors and the public, and we see no shortage of them here. From Platinum discs celebrating sales over the one million mark, to in house presentation CD awards, they make great pieces to display, and the perfect addition to any collection of records or memorabilia.

Find our full range at eil.com, and check out a few of the highlights we have in stock below which make visually striking presents for music enthusiasts… immediate despatch

ELTON JOHN Leather Jackets – 1987 UK official B.P.I. certified Gold sales award, issued to commemorate album sales in excess of 100,000 copies. This nicely framed and glazed award measures 20″ x 16″ in size, and features a gold LP disc above the artwork miniature and authentic, custom engraved dedication plaque, all mounted on a red felt background with Union ‘Jack’ Flag in the top left corner, within a golden metal frame

 

QUEEN Somebody To Love – Rare official UK B.P.I. Certified silver 7″ award for the single released in 1976, issued to commemorate single sales in excess of 250,000 copies, and presented to Freddie Mercury’s personal manager/assistant Paul Prenter. This nicely framed and glazed award measures 10″ x 14″ in size, and features a silver 7″ discs above the authentic, custom engraved dedication plaque, all mounted on a blue felt background with a Union ‘Jack’ Flag in the top left corner, and in a silver coloured metal frame. The blue mount has faded over time but is still a fantastic item, and would look amazing on any fans wall

 

THE STREETS Original Pirate Material – Rare official 2002 UK in-house Gold award issued to recognise sales in the United Kingdom of more than 100,000 copies of the album. This nicely framed and glazed award measures 16″ x 20″ in size, and features a gold coloured LP disc with overlayed CD mounted above a custom engraved silver dedication plaque with album artwork minature, on a dark grey background. A great conversation piece

 

Be sure to check out the rest of our latest awards at eil.com, and if you have any items to sell, please call us on 01474 815099

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