Your weekly best of premium collectable ideas including Gary Numan, Can, Captain Beefheart 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

Gary Numan Pure + 7" - Red vinyl LP album (LP record) US NUMLPPU794584

GARY NUMAN Pure (Very rare 2007 Numbered Limited Edition 9-track LP pressed on Red Vinyl, plus a bonus 2-track 7″ single pressed on Dayglo Yellow Vinyl, picture sleeve with A4sized lyric insert. Three separate coloured vinyl editions of Numan’s Pure album were issued by Out of the Blue Publications, each limited to just 100 copies each and all including a 7″ single. The sleeve shows a little wear, the vinylis unplayed OTBLP1).

Can Monster Movie - 1st vinyl LP album (LP record) UK C+NLPMO447419

THE CAN Monster Movie (Rare original 1969 UK 4-track stereo vinyl LP on the orange & burgundy United Artists label – the debut album from the Krautrock pioneers [credited to ‘The Can’] including the classic You Doo Right, front laminated picture sleeve. The sleeve shows some ringwear on the reverse and a little lifting to the laminate by the spine, however the edges remain unscuffed with no splits and the spine print is clearly legible. The vinyl is a superb near MINT withbeautifully bright, clean labels – a very fine copy ofthis hard to find original! UAS29094).

Captain Beefheart & Magic Band Trout Mask Replica - 1st - EX 2-LP vinyl record set (Double LP Album) UK CPT2LTR606589

CAPTAIN BEEFHEART & MAGIC BAND Trout Mask Replica (Rare 1969 UK first issue 28-track Stereo double LP, the Captain’s Dadaist masterpiece, as produced by Frank Zappa & released on Frank’s Straight label, gatefold picture sleeve with the original recommended retail price sticker attached. Now regarded as the pinnacle of Beefheart’s early achievements, it’s hard to imagine the impact this album must have had on first release! STS1053)

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