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Lot 2917    SESSION 11 (9.30AM THURSDAY 30TH MARCH)    Australian Historical Medals

Estimate $150
SOLD $240

THE PAUL HAMLYN GROUP BEST SELLER AWARD, (1977), in gilt sterling silver (57mm), with suspension loop, reverse inscribed, 'Presented by/Summit Records/To/Johnny O'Keefe/For The Sale of/235,000 Albums/1977'. Good very fine.

Johnny O'Keefe was an Australian rock and roll legend. JOK or 'The Wild One' as he was known is famous for his early hits including Wild One, Shout and She's My Baby. He was host and resident performer along with his band on the ABC's first show of this type, titled 'Six O'Clock Rock' televised out of its Gore Hill studio. He was also uncle to Australian TV personality Andrew O'Keefe. John Michael O'Keefe died on 6 October 1978.

Ex John Houstone Collection.

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