There’s nothing more satisfying than finding that one record you have been desperately searching for. The one that you have been saving for, waiting for the day it appears and you are ready to make it the centerpiece of your collection. Providing the best, valuable, and high quality records and memorabilia is what we have a passion for here, and it has been our mission since the start.
Each week we give you a round up of the premium collectables we currently have that are just waiting for the perfect home. You can see our top three highlights below, which include rarities from U2, Pink Floyd, and Duran Duran. Head to our store to see our full listing of vinyl rarities and collectables.
U2 – How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb: Rare 2004 UK promotional-only numbered framed art print designed by The Edge. It features an enlargement of the Edge’s handprint with the quote ‘All warfare is based on deception – The Art of War by Sun Tzu’printed on the palm of his hand. Also includes the band name, album title and number handwritten in pencil underneath. This amazing collectable was only given away at the album launch party, to friends or VIPs. Beautifully framed and glazed,this print measures 24½” x 18½” and is ready to display on your wall. This item is numbered out of 60 only!. A stunning must have for any serious U2 collector. £495
Pink Floyd – A Saucerful Of Secrets: Rare 1971 Japanese 7-track LP pressed on Red ‘Everclean’ vinyl & including original lyric insert, thick card pasted picture sleeve featuring a unique back cover design with Japanese biography text and ‘Rock Now’ obi-strip & still has the narrow ‘Coming To Japan’ second obi-strip. The sleeve shows minimal wear with both obi’s intact with just a small amount of foxing on the reverse, whilst the vinyl shows little evidence of play. An oustanding example of the rare pressing £450
Duran Duran – Lay Lady Lay: Never Before Seen 1995 Italian-only 4-track 12″ single – In 1995, as part of the release of the group’s album Thank You, Duran Duran & EMI began the process of releasing this Bob Dylan cover as a single. The idea wasquickly scrapped but not before the records were pressed. Also features Ordinary World [Acoustic Version – Live Radio One], White Lines (Don’t Do It) [Freestyle Edit] & White Lines (Don’t Do It) [Junior’s House Mix], housed in a unique pop artstyle picture sleeve. The sleeve [VG] has ring wear & scuffing with a few sticker marks, with no writing & all text legible including along the spine. The vinyl is Excellent with just the lightest signs of play. Only a few of these were pressed, making for an instant collectable! £395
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