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Whats your most valuable LP ?

Discussion in 'music' started by AudioAl, Oct 9, 2017.

  1. RickyC6

    RickyC6 Infuriate the frog-men

    Indeed. Doubt Vicious played on any of the studio stuff, Steve Jones would have played the bass parts after Matlock left.
  2. spengenuk

    spengenuk pfm Member

    Travis The Man Who with 12” bloody hell £150
    John Lee Hooker Healer Classic records 4 single sided box set
    Patricia Barber Nightclub double MOFI box
    My fav though is a signed Hounds of Love and HOL music score by Kate, no idea of that ones value.
  3. Wolfmancatsup

    Wolfmancatsup Linn Lad

    I have ‘Never for Ever’ and ‘The Dreaming’ signed to me - unsure if that makes them worth that much more than a standard early pressing though, and wouldn’t want to sell them anyway.

  4. HydeLea

    HydeLea pfm Member

    Bealtes - Please Please Me - Black/Gold parlophone label stereo UK 1st pressing ..... apparently one went for £18k !
  5. aedagnino

    aedagnino pfm Member

    Probably Bowie's Blackstar limited edition, clear vinyl with three lithographs. I'm guessing I could get £200 for that? Prices went crazy right after he died, some were listed around the us$1000 mark. I really wished at the time I bought a couple more when I pre-ordered...
  6. blossomchris

    blossomchris I am not searching, I know what I am looking for.

    Missed the boat, huh. Bowie must be laughing somewhere up there.

  7. AudioAl

    AudioAl pfm Member

    :D Retirement investment :cool:
  8. mickyricky

    mickyricky pfm Member

  9. garry71

    garry71 Active Member

    A fairly modest one for me: The Stairs - Mexican RnB. About £100 on discogs.
  10. aedagnino

    aedagnino pfm Member

    Out of curiosity, checked my collection on discogs, and apparently my most valuable record is a vinyl copy of Kate Bush's Aerial. Mint copies have been sold up to US$500. Great record BTW.

    Made me remember something someone said: "My greatest fear is my wife selling my record collection after I die... according to what I told her I had paid."
  11. aedagnino

    aedagnino pfm Member

    I'm pretty sure 'somebody up there likes him'!
  12. blossomchris

    blossomchris I am not searching, I know what I am looking for.

    Young Americans and Station to Station his best couple of records IMO.

  13. Weekender

    Weekender pfm Member

    My copy has a pressing fault...all of the early UK ones I had did...gave up exchanging it.
  14. aedagnino

    aedagnino pfm Member

    Yep, that's true. Noticeable crackling on some tracks, but not that distracting for me. YMMV. Absolutely worse were my first two copies of the limited edition of Radiohead's A Moon Shaped Pool, utter crap in terms of pressing. My third copy, though not perfect, was pretty much ok.
  15. Suffolk Tony

    Suffolk Tony pfm Member

    I've a copy of Ariel, didn't realise it was potentially worth summat. Mine's got a strange little blemish on side four, loooks almost like something's been dropped on it, but it's totally inaudible. Very quiet, no clicks or pops.
  16. andrew d

    andrew d pfm Member

    Probably my fully signed Joy Division Ideal for Living 7'. ( the last one on Discogs was pitched at £7,500 but I doubt it sold. )

    Query. I have some rare Throbbing Gristle stuff. Original Second Annual Report. Discogs circa £600. ( plus 20 Jazz Funk Greats & United 7" plus fan 'fan club' posters. I have the opportunity to get them signed by Chris and Cosey this week. Would contemporary signatures detract from the value of historical items? I'm in two minds!!!!
    Just wished I'd got them signed in the '80's when Genesis rocked up in a Range Rover, probably the one on the back of 20 J.F.G.'s, at an art gallery private view!
  17. pqpq

    pqpq pfm Member

    Not an LP, a 12" single. The Italian version of The Smiths William It Was Really Nothing. It has a totally different version of How Soon Is Now on the B side. Here

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