Your weekly best of premium collectable ideas including Traffic, Cat Stevens, The Who 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

Traffic John Barleycorn Must Die - 1st - Rough vinyl LP album (LP record) UK TRFLPJO131633

TRAFFIC John Barleycorn Must Die (First issue 1970 UK 6-track stereo LP on the rough textured pink ‘i’ Island label, textured gatefold picture sleeve. The heavy duty sleeve shows only a little faint scuffing or fading at the edges, the labelsremain very clean with just a couple of light marks around the spindle hole, whilst the vinyl has a only a few light paper scuffs and hairlines not affecting play. Fantastic copy! ILPS9116).

Cat Stevens Tea For The Tillerman - 1st - EX vinyl LP album (LP record) UK CTVLPTE554037

CAT STEVENS Tea For The Tillerman (Rare 1970 UK first issue pink Island label [with white ‘i’] 11-track vinyl LP with A3U/B3U matrice and ‘Sterling’ stamp in the run-off groove, front laminated gatefold picture sleeve with textured innerspreadand lyrics on the back cover, with the blue record company inner. The sleeve has noticeable wear to the top corner leaving it VG+, whilst the vinyl is a superb Excellent with very little sign of play indeed! ILPS9135).

The Who Tommy - 1st - EX 2-LP vinyl record set (Double LP Album) UK WHO2LTO247812

THE WHO Tommy (Rare 1969 UK first issue limited edition 25-track stereo double vinyl LP, complete with twelve page individually numbered booklet & deluxe front laminated tri-fold picture sleeve)

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