Your weekly best of premium collectable arrivals including Nick Drake, The Beatles, Deep Purple and more

Certain records you have been searching for only come around once in a blue moon, and we do our best to try and help you with that by securing the best premium, high end stock around. Some of the titles we see regularly, but now and then you may just find the white whale you have desperately been searching for.

We’ve highlighted three of our latest premium arrivals below, and you can find the rest of our wonderful titles over at

NICK DRAKE Five Leaves Left (Rare 1972 UK second press 10-track LP on the pink rim Island ‘palm tree’ label with A-3U/B-3U matrices, the 1969 debut album overlooked at the time but now widely considered one of the greatest singer/songwriter records of its kind. Comes housed in a matte gatefold picture sleeve with the ‘eye’ logo & ‘Basing Street’ address on the back plus lyrics for Three Hours [here titled ‘Sundown’], Saturday Sun & River Man printed inside. The sleeve is in Very Good condition with minor edge scuffing & a few faint spots of discolouring [tiny paper fracture in a bottom right corner]; there is no writing or heavy splitting & all print is legible including along the spine. The vinyl is clean & in Excellent condition with only a few minor signs of play. Recommended ILPS9105).

The Beatles The Beatles [White Album] - 1st (b) - VG 2-LP vinyl record set (Double LP Album) UK BTL2LTH720061

THE BEATLES The Beatles (Rare 1968 UK 30-track mono double vinyl LP with ‘Sold In UK’ & An E.M.I. Recording label print, complete with fold-out lyric/picture poster, jet black die-cut inners & four individual band member portrait inserts, all housed in a fully laminated & embossed top opening gatefold sleeve manufactured by Garrod & Lofthouse with internal flipbacks & individual number print on the front PMC7067-8)


Deep Purple The Audio Fidelity Collection - Sealed CD Album Box Set US DEEDXTH810331

DEEP PURPLE The Audio Fidelity Collection (Rare 2013 US limited edition Audiophile 24 karat Gold 4-CD box set. Featuring 1970-1973 body of work collected here for the first time, from the legendary Mark IIline-up, including the albums In Rock, Fireball, Machine Head and Who Do We Think We Are, all remastered by Steve Hoffman. Each album in their own album style jewel case, and contains the original album artwork, all housed in an individually number stickered embossed metallic card slipcase, and remains factory sealed from new!)

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