'ITS THE VINYL COUNTDOWN'
Welcome to 'Its the vinyl countdown' music auctions. Here you will find some of the most incredible rare records and music memorabilia for your collection. We pride ourselves on auctioning only the highest grade records and items, you will not see anything listed here below EX+ condition, unles the item is extremely rare. You will not see worn covers, warped records or scratched records. We simply do not bother with them.
We list in many cases, 'Archived' & 'mint' condition items, we are able to source from private collections all over the UK. So we hope you can be put at ease that what you are bidding on is of the highest quality.
We play through most of the records, unless the item is clearly mint, or sealed..in which case we don't play them, thus maintaining their 'unplayed' status! Obviously with some of these rare items there will be the odd 'anomoly' along the way , the odd little static pop or lead in 'sizzle' for a split second.. nothing is perfect we find! all systems differ, but we aim to describe these as accurately as possible for you.... PLEASE ENJOY THIS ITEM YOU ARE NOW LOOKING AT..
'A KIND OF MAGIC'
UK 1st 1986 Pressing LP - WIDE SPINE SLEEVE
An outstanding 'MINT MUSEUM' COPY of this very collectable classic LP. THE SLEEVE AND VINYL ARE LIKE NEW.
POSSIBLY UNPLAYED, THIS IS AS GOOD AS YOU WILL EVER SEE OF THIS CLASSIC P
Label EMI EU3509
Matrix EU 3509 A-4U-1-4
EU 3509 B-4U-1-1
THE VINYL MINT UNPLAYED INCREDIBLE 'ARCHIVED' CONDITION
Early 1986 pressing which is totally mint1 the vinyl placedinto a poly protector from new and archived without any play
It is simply perfect!
There are no tiny light whisp lines - Clearly this LP has been archived since new.
No spindle skate around the centre hole - There are no signs of any hairlines or marks anywhere and we simply say this LP is a straight out the box MINT example.
OVERALL THIS IS'TIME CAPSULE UNPLAYED'... YOU WILL NOT SEE BETTER.
THE SLEEVE MINT- SUPERB
Correct light gloss Gatefold first issued earliest sleeve by 'Garrod & Lofthouse' -- this is straight out the box from 1986 immaculate stored from new.
This is in simply incredible condition, you will not see better than this we feel!
The edges are all super clean only a couple of spots of rub on the top and bottom edge, but this really is pretty non-existent!..nothing to worry about here!
Just the tips have only the feintest of rub, and that is it! All colours and GLOSSY inks remain in outstanding condition- The finish is immaculate and whereas many copies have powdery wear and scuff, this sleeve remains in absolute museum condition.
No powdery white ringwear or even ring press of any note, and all edges are super crisp.
The open edge remains in immaculate sharp condition with no hint of handling
The open out of the gatefold is simply perfect, no dulling, white rub or wear at all.
THE WIDE FIRST EDITION spine edge is totally unmarked and all legends are perfect-there are no spots or signs of any wear at all! Later presses had a thinner spine.
A couple of tiny little spider lines on the spine edge, barely noticeable.
This sleeve to put it simply is as good as you will ever see.
WE CLARIFY BY SAYING, THIS SLEEVE IS SIMPLY PRISTINE, AND THE VINYL IS ALSO AS MINT AS YOU COULD FIND.
THE INNER SLEEVE MINT AS NEW
THIN Card inner , with SQUARE corners, no wear or scissoring at all..absolutely MINT.
VINYL HOUSED IN POLY LINER FROM NEW.
We hope you enjoy looking at this item, and good luck if you decide to bid for it...We can safely say you will not be dissapointed- If you need to know anyting else, please feel free to contact us with any questions.
All our items are sent 'signed delivery' tracked to your door, (we have never had an item go missing anywhere in the world!) for peace of mind for both you and us! All items are sent in strong protective mailer boxes and stiffeners. With over 28 years in mail order and the music industry 'worldwide' we pride ourselves on the fact you can bid safely on all our items, and knowing you are being dealt with by professionals.