Your weekly best of premium collectable ideas including Paul Weller, Black Sabbath, Elton John and more

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

PAUL WELLER Studio 150 (Very rare 2004 UK limited edition 12-track vinyl LP, pressed on heavyweight vinyl, featuring cover versions of rock & pop classics including songs by Nolan Porter, Rose Royce, Tim Hardin, Bob Dylan, Gil Scott-Heron andBurt Bacharach, superbly presented in thick card front-laminated flip-back ‘old style’ picture sleeve with photo inner bag. The vinyl has a few faint paper hairlines and is graded Excellent, the sleeve is Near Mint with no sign of wear VVR1026901) *** Limited To 2000 Copies Worldwide ****** Limited To 2000 Copies Worldwide ***, fast becoming a top Weller rarity – recommended!).

Black Sabbath The Ten Year War Vinyl Box Set UK BLKVXTH694995

BLACK SABBATH The Ten Year War (2017 UK box set containing no fewer than the first Eight LPs, re-mastered by Andy Pearce from the original tapes and pressed on 180 Gram splatter-coloured Vinyl, with each record a unique and individual colouring, reproduction of two rare 7″ singles in their own sleeve, Crucifix shaped USB stick [with chain] which contains MQA high definition audio of the albums in a 48KHz FLAC Format, ‘The Ten Year War’ brochure, ‘Tenth Anniversary World Tour 1978’ Programme and reprinted tour poster from the 1972 Seattle Centre Arena show along with a hardback book featuring accolades from the cream of rock royalty & more; all housed in a lavish high quality 13″ square box with an individually numbered contents sheet. There is minimal shelf wear to the case whilst the contents remain ‘near as new’. A stunning item!)

Elton John Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - 1st - Yellow + Sticker - EX 2-LP vinyl record set (Double Album) UK JOH2LGO695874

ELTON JOHN Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (1973 UK limited edition 18-track double LP pressed on Yellow Vinyl, featuring an astonishing run of hits with Bennie & The Jets, Saturday Night’s Alright For Fighting, CandleIn The Wind & the unforgettable title track. Comes housed in the original tri-fold picture sleeve [later issues were only gatefold] with the rare yellow & green hype sticker attached. The sleeve is Excellent, displaying a spot of minor edge wear [tiny paper fracture] with only the odd light crease whilst both vinyl discs appear barely played – now very sought after! DJE29001).

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