About eil.com – Who We Are & What We Do

Founders, left, Robert Croydon & right, Julian Thomas

eil.com are the world’s biggest online Record Store for new and used rare, collectable, hard to find Vinyl Records, CDs, and Music memorabilia from around the globe. From the 1960s to the current day. Our core genres cover everything across Pop, Rock, Jazz and Classical.

Started from a record collecting hobby in 1985 by founders, Robert and Julian, our head office and warehouses are still based in Kent in the South East of the UK. We also have buying offices located in London, Surrey and Devon as well as Hiroshima in Japan. We have been serving serious music fans and music collectors since 1986 and our website has been live since 1996.
Our website displays new items added instantly and you can subscribe to receive daily, weekly, or monthly newsletters about what we have, plus don’t miss our blog for the latest news, reviews and key collectables – click here to subscribe. We’ve over 7,000 different artists listed and more than 250,000 individual items in stock and all items meet our strict grading based on the UK Record Collector Gradings. Find out more here. All items are sold in excellent or mint condition unless otherwise stated.
We are rated 4.9 out of 5 on Trustpilot and we’ve over 500,000 happy customers in over 100 countries worldwide earning us platinum seller status on Ebay, plus we have an average positive rating of over 99% on Amazon sites worldwide.
So, if you are fed up with trying to track down collectables on auction sites, or received something that wasn’t quite what you expected, you can shop with confidence at eil.com.
Ordering is easy and orders are despatched same day (Monday to Friday) in custom made superior packaging. All orders come with the added assurance of our 100% satisfaction guarantee and exceptional customer service provided by our expert music sales team, most of whom are collectors themselves and experts in their own field. Our team are available on the phone Monday to Saturday and emails are answered in hours, not days.
We accept all major credit and debit cards as well as paypal and you can view our catalogue in your local currency by clicking on the CHANGE CURRENCY link on any of the catalogue pages. Currency conversion is only an estimate and all payments are taken in UK Sterling/GBP at the checkout.
Yes we know the design of our website looks a little bit dated to some, but others think its cool retro looks match the records we sell, and we focus our time on buying and selling mint condition records not design. Plus the technology underneath is world leading (hosted on AWS – Amazon Web Services). And rest assured, ordering is secure and verified by GEOTRUST and your data is transmitted using 128 bit encryption with ‘Extended Validation SSL’ achieving the highest level of consumer trust through using the strictest authentication standard. See the padlock symbol shown by most browsers when you checkout. Read about how we use your data here.
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eil.com – the world’s best online store for rare, collectable & out of print Vinyl Records, CDs & Music memorabilia since 1987

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