Your weekly best of premium collectable ideas including Wishbone Ash, Thin Lizzy, Budgie and more

If there’s one thing we as record collectors love, is to be able to track down the perfect conversation piece to add to our collection. The holy grail we always wanted that will form the centrepiece of our collections. At, we are determined to bring that sought-after piece to your collection and are constantly updating our stock of premium and high-end collector’s items.

While we can’t list everything here, we’ve picked out just a taste of our premium highlights below, and there’s plenty more where they come from over at

Wishbone Ash Argus - 1st - EX vinyl LP album (LP record) UK WSHLPAR173924

WISHBONE ASH Argus (Rare 1971 UK first issue 7-track vinyl LP on the black & blue ‘polygon’ label, the third studio album from the British rockers, gatefold picture sleeve. The sleeve displays some light edgewear and a little scuffing; apart from the odd light surface scuff, the vinyl shows few signs of play MDKS8006).

Thin Lizzy Rock Legends: The Ultimate Box Set - 1st - Sealed CD Album Box Set UK THIDXRO771965

THIN LIZZY Rock Legends (2020 UK first issue Super Deluxe limited edition box set comprising 99 tracks across SIX CD’s, featuring alternate versions, rarities, sessions and a previously unreleased live show from 1980 plus a DVD including the legendary Night On The Town performance and BBC documentary. All seven discs remain in brand new UNPLAYED condition housed inside the sealed 8.5″ x 12″ x 2.5″ two-piece picture box complete with a booklet containing quotes from the band,previous members, musicians & fans, all of the tour books bound in a hardback book, Philip Lynott’s poetry book and four Jim Fitzpatrick art prints!).

Budgie Budgie - 1st - Front Laminated vinyl LP album (LP record) UK BUDLPBU781698

BUDGIE Budgie (Very rare [in this condition!] 1971 first UK issue 8-track vinyl LP on the red & pink MCA label with matrices ending ‘1L’, the hard to find debut album by the magnificent power trio, front lamiated picture sleeve with original ‘0671’ datecoded inner bag. The sleeve shows very little sign of wear except very faint ringwear to the unlaminated reverse, whilst the vinyl shows barely a trace of play. A superb one owner example and the first front laminated variant we haveever seen! MKPS2018).

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