Everyone has those expensive treats the like to enjoy from time to time, and as record collectors we tend to have more than most. Given they can’t just be found anywhere on any given day, there’s a lot of excitement in finding those holy grail and white whale items. We can help you find the records you’ve been desperately searching for with the high-end collectors’ items we come across.
Below are some hand-picked highlights from our constantly rotating stock, and you can see all our premium rarities over at eil.com.
QUEEN The Show Must Go On (Rare 1994 Italian-only special limited edition 7″ pressed on Red Vinyl single, also including Keep Yourself Alive, within a unique hand numbered black & white picture sleeve withcorresponding hand numbered label. This was issued exclusively for and sold at the Italian Queen Fan Club convention in a limited edition of 2000 numbered copies – A fantastic example of this hard to find pressing!).
BLIND FAITH Blind Faith (Rare 1969 Japanese 6-track LP manufactured by Polydor K.K. Japan, complete with heavy duty pasted gatefold picture sleeve, alternate cover artwork card poster insert & the super-rare red Polydor obi-strip. The packaging is Excellent with a faint spot of discolouring in the top right corner & some mild foxing inside. The obi is fully intact & the poster insert appears Near Mint. The vinyl is Excellent with a nice sheen both sides & few signs of play MP-1456).
JEFFERSON AIRPLANE Surrealistic Pillow (Rare 1967 UK original 11-track MONO vinyl LP on the deep groove ‘red spot’ RCA Victor label, their first UK LP, housed in a front laminated picture sleeve. This LP has a completely different track listing to later issues. The sleeve shows only a little light creasing to the front, with discolouration to the unlaminated reverse & the spine remains readable & it is free from any seam splits. The vinyl remains in excellent condition with just a fewlight hairline marks visible upon close inspection. A respectable copy at an advantageous price RD-7889)
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