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.
PINK FLOYD A Saucerful Of Secrets (Extremely rare 1968 UK first press 7-track MONO vinyl LP with the first label variation which has a misprint listing the first track as ‘Let There Me More Light’, corrected very soon after for subsequentcopies as well as listing Gilmour as ‘Gilmore’ on the shared credit for the title track and publishing credits for ‘Magdalene Music’ which were later adjusted to ‘Lupus Music Ltd’, complete with the advert inner, front laminated flipback picture sleeve with the Gilmore error. By 1968 stereo issues were being manufactured in greater quantities than mono copies by almost 2:1. This great album highlights the sheer psychedelic brilliance of Pink Floyd and was their final album to feature Syd before his mental health deteriorated completely SX6258)
ELTON JOHN Marilyn Monroe (An Appreciation by Eve Arnold) (Scarce 1987 UK 144-page hardback book which has been AUTOGRAPHED BY ELTON JOHN. This publication was given to sales reps to mark the 1997 re-release of ‘Candle In The Wind’. The first page has a 7″ x 6″ custom printed presentation sticker which has been signed by Elton John in black ballpoint pen. This wonderful book features seventy-two fabulous photographs and insightful text by the author, into what it was like to photograph Marilyn. With stunning colour dust jacket. A really cool item for fans of both icons).
THE BEATLES HMV Complete Compact Disc Collection (Rare 1987 UK numbered limited edition box set produced exclusively for HMV stores. Containing 226 tracks across sixteen CDs, a 64-page glossy colour booklet & superb fold-out poster & insert about the hologram. The collection is presented in a deluxe black textured, hinged box with a drawer which houses the booklet & poster. The box is strictly graded Very Good, with some signs of a possible moisture dame on the front with some paper loss, some signs of age with a small split to one of the corners and the hologram has aged slightly, whilst the content is complete, and in an really nice condition. A great opportunity to pick up this superb collection at an advantageous price! BEACDBOX1).
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