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.
BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN 1992 Sampler (Very Rare 1992 Japanese 16-track promotional only CD anthology, produced in small numbers & only for radio station use, including the classic hits Born To Run, Dancing In The Dark, The River, Born In The U.S.A.,Thunder Road & more. The custom printed disc comes issued in an album jewel case complete with a unique black & white collage fold-out picture sleeve with red titling & matching back insert XDDP93084).
KISS The Originals II (Super Rare 1978 Japanese-only 29-track triple LP set, pressed on slightly Translucent Vinyl visible when held to the light. Repackages the albums Destroyer, Rock & Roll Over & Love Gun in a unique gatefold picture sleeve complete with artwork inners, an eight-page lyric booklet, a glossy full colour eight-page photo booklet, four superb Kiss masks & the original wide obi-strip. The packaging is Excellent with minimal signs of age and has just a light crease to one corner which is hidden by the obi, whilst the masks remain unused. The vinyl is clean with only faint evidence of play only. Very tough to find in this complete state! VIP-5504~6).
QUEEN Princes Of The Universe (Incredibly rare 1986 Australian solid centre 7″ vinyl single on the cream & red EMI label, also including Gimme The Prize (Kugan’s Theme). Issue in a unique picture sleeve featuring a great image taken from the video of the band performing on a roof top with sparks falling down above them, with black and white titles on the reverse. The sleeve displays only a little light wear and the vinyl has only light cosmetic surface marks. A really nice example ofthis extremely hard to find pressing EMI1801).
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