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. Head to our store to see our full listing of vinyl rarities and collectables.
KISS – The Originals II: Super Rare 1978 Japanese-only 29-track triple LP, repackaging the albums Destroyer, Rock & Roll Over & Love Gun in a unique gatefold picture sleeve complete with artwork inners, an eight-page lyric booklet, a glossyfull colour eight-page photo booklet, four superb Kiss masks & the original wide obi-strip. The packaging is Excellent with some minor ring wear & light foxing inside, the masks are unused. All three vinyl discs have a brown tint when held to the light & appear unplayed. Very tough find in this complete state!
U2 – Angel Of Harlem: Ultra-Rare 1988 Australian-only limited edition 3-track 12″ single with picture labels, pressed exclusively on RED VINYL & released by Festival Records. Also features A Room At The Heartbreak Hotel & a live recording of Love Rescue Me. The delicate picture sleeve is Excellent & shows some ring wear with age. The vinyl, reportedly limited to just 500 copies, grades VG+/EX- with several light paper hairlines on the b-side notaffecting play & a nice deep sheen both sides. Very hard to find!
Pink Floyd – The Dark Side Of The Moon: Sealed Limited Edition 1981 US ‘Ultra High Quality Recording’ audiophile box set issue of the classic 1973 10-track LP from Mobile Fidelity, custom pressed in a limited run of just 5000 copies from the master stamper at the Victor Company of Japan (JVC) plant in Yokohama in May 1981. The UHQR series was a step up from the already high standard of Mobile Fidleity’s audiophile vinyl series at the time & is now highly collectable; only a few albums were given the UHQR treatment before the series was abandoned as too expensive to produce. Comes housed in a unique 12″ title box with technical spec inserts & numbered certificate. Recently obtained from a retired former executive at Mobile Fidelity, this ultimate collector’s edition remains factory sealed from new, mint & unplayed with impeccable provenance.
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