A Grammy Medallion, 1971

A Grammy Medallion, 1971. Made of brass, with the NARAS logo on front and the back engraved "In Appreciation / John Wayne / The Grammy Awards Show / Telecast 1971;" housed in its own wooden box.
Diameter: 3"

John Wayne was a presenter at this 13th Grammy Awards show which took place on March 16, 1971. He announced the winner for 'Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Special' which was John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison for "Let It Be;" Wayne then handed the awards to Paul and Linda McCartney who accepted for the rest of the band. According to Ethan Wayne, the "Let It Be" album was played constantly aboard the 'Wild Goose.' Grade: 0, Service No.: 0