Cassettes arrive regularly as part of larger collections and we’re constantly unearthing rare releases and limited editions of cassette albums, maxi cassettes and cassette singles or cassingles, cassettes in long boxes and more.
Here’s our top 3 today – explore them all here
QUEEN Box Of Tricks – Rare 1992 UK box set including exclusive 53 minute PAL video Live At The Rainbow 1974 in embossed slipcase, 12-track ‘The 12″ Collection cassette featuring previously unreleased on CD 12″ Remixes, red and gold enamel badge, sew on patch, 32-page photo book, large black cotton T-shirt with gold coloured band logo on left breast, and 27″ x 37″ colour poster showing sleeve artwork from every single release to date, housed in embossed burgundy & gold box. Due to the way these boxes were manufactured they always suffer with age, this copy has a split to one of the corner in the lid, otherwise only has light wear with all contents in excellent condition and an unworn t-shirt. A complete & superb collector’s item of this rarely seen cassette issue – click to order
THE BEATLES Abbey Road – Rare circa 1987/8 UK Abbey Road Studios ‘Real-Time Cassette Copy’ 16-track cassette for the full album, with an Abbey Road insert printed with the tracklisting inside including ‘Her Majesty’, the cassette itself is manufactured by Maxell. This was acquired from an ex EMI employee, who worked closely with the record label, their many artists and other labels – click to order
DAVID BOWIE Rock Reflections – Rare 1990 Deram Australian only 21-track cassette issued as part of the SarTrax series. In essence a repackaging of the 1973 album: David Bowie – Images 1966 – 1967. Issued with a unique picture inlay sleeve #8205494 – click to order
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