While we specialise in high-end rarities and collector’s items, we see a number of affordable and mid-price items here at eil.com. These may be popular albums in superb condition, play copies of rarities, reissues and new release titles, and those missing pieces you have been searching for to finish off a collection.
Here are some of the latest highlights to arrive here, and the full range can be seen at eil.com.
THE SPECIALS Do Nothing (1980 UK first issue solid centre 7″ vinyl single with paper labels, also including their unique take on Dylan’s Maggie’s Farm. The original front-laminated flipback picture sleeve has a little ringwear discolouration the unlaminated back while the vinyl shows only light signs of play. Overall a very respectable play copy CHSTT16).
THE SMITHS This Charming Man (1983 UK 7″ vinyl single with the intact four-prong centre & label design featuring the Rough Trade logo that resembles the Capitol Records logo, also including the Troy Tate-produced ‘Jeane’, one of just a handful of Smiths songs to have never appeared on CD. This variant has Glad Hips Music credit printed on the label but NOT on the glossy picture sleeve, with the wonderful ‘Jean Marais’/ Orpheus artwork. The sleeve and vinyl are Excellent with just a few light signs of wear or play RT136).
LOU REED Transformer (1980 UK green label issue of the classic 1972 11-track vinyl LP produced by David Bowie & Mick Ronson and including Perfect Day, Walk On The Wild Side and Satellite Of Love. The picture sleeve shows just light wear and otherthan one or two tiny cosmetic surface scuffs the vinyl has been seldom played INTS5061).
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