A plaque commemorating $1M in sales of Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon album sold at auction this week. The item, which had a minimum bid of $20,000, ultimately sold for $25,000. The RIAA plaque, which was presented to and owned by founding band member and keyboardist Richard Wright, was accompanied by an LOA from Wright’s second wife, Franka.
The plaque reads:
“PRESENTED TO / RICHARD WRIGHT / TO COMMEMORATE THE SALE OF MORE THAN / ONE MILLION DOLLARS WORTH OF THE / HARVEST RECORDS / LONG-PLAYING RECORD ALBUM / ‘THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON’”.