Our head buyer brings back a bumper stock of rare US pressed Vinyl, CDs and Posters from a buying trip around the West Coast of the USA.
More will be hitting the site over the coming weeks so keep checking back here. It’s all top quality, even archive quality, with the focus on the highly collectable and sought after pieces such as Beatles Butcher Sleeves, Bob Dylan Mono Originals, Zappa Sealed LPs and more modern investment vinyl such as David Bowie’s Blackstar, sealed Clear Vinyl.
BOB DYLAN Blonde On Blonde – Archive Quality 1967 US 14-track double LP containing the much sought after original US MONO mix, with machine stamped matrices in the run-outs ending 2J/3D/4C/2J. The ‘two eye’ labels have white ”360 Sound’ perimeter text, ‘Bob Dylan’ below ”Blonde On Blonde’ in black, ‘Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The’ misprint on side two [& ‘Leopard-Skin Pill-Box hat’ in lower case]. The heavyweight gatefold picture sleeve has the Claudia Cardinale picture inside & even the original tearbags tucked in. This is a glorious archive copy obtained from its one previous owner in the States. Both the sleeve & the vinyl discs appear Near Mint. On close inspection there is merely the very lightest evidence of its age [tiny spot of wear to one edge] & both discs have an incredible deep sheen on all four sides with barely any signs of play. Highest recommendation C2L41
METALLICA Ride The Lightning – Sealed Test Pressing for the Limited Edition 2010 US 8-track 45rpm double LP pressed on 180gram Vinyl, originally released in 1984 & half-speed mastered from the original analog tapes at Mobile Fidelity. Although the eventual release was limited to 1000 copies on Blue Vinyl, this early test version is Black. Both test discs remain unopened & unplayed in sealed tearbags with the perforated breather holes & housed in plain white sleeves with rubber stamped catalogue number, side details & the proposed ‘April 22 2010’ review date. A mint investment grade package!
THE KILLERS Hot Fuss Rare 2004 US Island label limited edition 12-track LP pressed on Dark Blue Translucent Vinyl including the classic singles Mr Brightside, Somebody Told Me, All These Things That I’ve Done plus the bonus recording Indie Rock ‘N’ Roll, housed in the silver embossed picture sleeve which remains in brand new condition SEALED within its hype stickered shrinkwrap! CGO017
THE SMITHS American Tour Poster – Blank – Monster rare 1985 Sire/Rough Trade U.S. unfolded promotional poster featuring a great Paul Slattery shot of the band. Measuring 24″ x 14″ with band logo record company info, this poster was used duringthe American leg of the ‘Meat Is Murder’ and the blank top and bottom portions were most probably used for tour dates to be hastily written in! This item has never been displayed and is unfolded and shows virtually no trace of wear – hard to believe it is 32 years old! Needess to say, it’s the first copy we’ve ever had and is one of the top Smiths promo collectables
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