At the height of my collecting I had well in excess of 50 Led Zeppelin red/plum vinyls. Is not all recent and so to provide buyers with confidence in my grading, quality of vinyl and packaging, I have included an extract of my vinyl sales feedback from 2008/2009 after the detailed description below; buyers can also now look at my current growing feedback which is as strong. Some listing description terms and my interpretation - which may help you.Oasis - ROLL WITH IT, WONDERWALL and DON'T LOOK BACK IN ANGER; 3 UK 1. Press 7 singles with ULTRA-RARE POSTCARDS, with Roll with it still having the ORIGINAL OUTER POLYTHENE COVER. A fantastic, and perhaps one-off, opportunity to acquire 3 UK 1. PRESS SINGLES from then legendary Brit-pop phenomenon that was Oasis. Not only that but included are the 3 POSTCARDS that came with the INITIAL BATCH and to top it all they are all UNPLAYED mid 90s ex local record shop stock from the shop owner who hoarded many such items and didn't offer them for sale to the general public; some of which I bought, which came from his estate when he sadly passed away.
It is hard enough to find just one of the UK 1. Press singles with a postcard but finding all 3 together is a massive bonus for serious Oasis collectors.
These can surely only appreciate in value as the "Oasis" generation age and become nostalgic about their youth. I will deal with each in turn. Creation Records, bespoke label, totally unmarked as you would expect from an unplayed vinyl. Released in August 1995, it was mastered at The Penthouse (UK mastering and mixing studio, part of the Abbey Road studio complex) and pressed by Damont (vinyl pressing plant in Hayes, Middlesex UK operating from 1972 until 2006). Wraparound or fold-over 7 cardboard sleeve designed by Brian Cannon at Microdot with photography by Michael Spencer Jones.These thin, single-leaf and unsupported flimsy covers are notoriously prone to fold and crease wear as you would expect. Indeed, I have meticulously stored them separately since I have owned them in order to mitigate damage; however, there is are a couple of light folds/creases to top front right with some light disc impression and storage line, when angled to the light, on the rear. Graded EX minimum (others would grade higher overall) for this notoriously flimsy wraparound. The often-discarded Oasis PROMO POSTCARD to request information on live dates and releases is included; unlike the other 2 postcards it does not mention other singles as it was the first to include the PROMO POSTCARD - see other 2 below for differences and see photographs. The sale also includes the barcoded polythene outer cover. Which the single was delivered to the record shop in. Press vinyl is in lovely UNPLAYED condition and payback will be faultless if you decide to play it.
Graded NM+ only because it is not sealed. Matrix Nos: Side1: CRE 212 A1 with DAMONT AR PENTHOUSE etch and Side 2.
CRE 212 B1 with DAMONT AR PENTHOUSE etch. Released in October 1995, it was pressed by Damont (vinyl pressing plant in Hayes, Middlesex UK operating from 1972 until 2006).
Indeed, I have meticulously stored them separately since I have owned them in order to mitigate damage; however, there is are a couple of light folds/creases to top front right and top left rear with some light disc impression, when angled to the light, on the rear. Graded VG+/EX- minimum (others would grade higher overall) for this notoriously flimsy wraparound. The often-discarded Oasis PROMO postcard to request information on live dates and releases is included; this details the previously released Roll With It single - see photographs. Plain clear polythene outer cover included. Matrix Nos: Side1: CRE 215 with A1 DAMONT JG etch and Side 2.
CRE 215 B1 with DAMONT. Don't Look Back In Anger. Released in February 1996, it was mastered at The Penthouse (UK mastering and mixing studio, part of the Abbey Road studio complex) and pressed by Damont (vinyl pressing plant in Hayes, Middlesex UK operating from 1972 until 2006). Indeed, I have meticulously stored them separately since I have owned them in order to mitigate damage; however, there is some light disc impression, when angled to the light, on the rear together with a small "thumb" crease bottom edge.
Graded EX/EX+ minimum (others would grade higher overall) for this notoriously flimsy wraparound. The often-discarded Oasis PROMO postcard to request information on live dates and releases is included; this details the previously released Roll With It and Wonderwall singles - see photographs.
Matrix Nos: Side1: CRE 221 A1 W DAMONT A etch with Side 2. CRE 221 B1 - DAMONT A. Feedback from 2008/2009 for information. Member ID: Feedback score of1265.
Member ID: Feedback score of 1237. Item is even better than described.
Member ID: Feedback score of 486. Member ID: Feedback score of 799. Excellent item Top Ebayer A+++++. Member ID: Feedback score of 240. Thank you for this beautiful gem.Member ID: Feedback score of 188. Everything perfect as usual, best vinyl I've ever seen! Member ID: Feedback score of 124. Member ID: Feedback score of 994. Member ID: Feedback score of 452. Member ID: Feedback score of 527. Superb packing and accurate descriptions. Member ID: Feedback score of 333.
= Superficial, usually light marks, hairlines or light scuffs that-rarely sound. These often occur when sliding vinyl in and out of a paper or cardboard inner sleeve.
= a needle mark that goes below the surface, some will sound, some will not. Any clicks etc caused by scratches will be noted in listing description. = a record that has been pressed with the first label design which does not necessarily mean the very first batch pressed. An example is Led Zeppelin IV red/plum label which had numerous label variations in its "original" format. = A record that I believe or know to be a genuine first pressed record.
I understand that some records were pressed in batches of 300 per stamper, different pressing plants were often used to cope with demand and so variances do occur. = Mild, light sound, usually light crackle or similar often caused by dust particles or worn stylus within the grooves.
= Discolouration often light brown spots on the label or cover. = Fraying or softening of the entry edge of a cover.
Covers with feathered entrance edges are more likely to have had the actual record inserted and removed more than a non-feathered, sharp-edged cover which are always far more attractive. Since the LP has been in my possession the vinyl has always been kept separately from the outer cover to mitigate this.
= vinyl impression on the inner and/or outer cover. Since the LP has been in my possession the vinyl has always been kept separately from the inner/outer cover to mitigate this.
= these are seen on the label with darker coloured labels such as Creation or Track being the most prone to this. = supplied with the record and clearly identified as such e. Record released in April 1970 with a 0470 inner sleeve, 108 for October 1968 or company sleeve such as Decca.I will state in the listing description if the original inner sleeve is present and will only include one if it was part of the original packaging. General condition of vinyl and cover. I will mention any defects or flaws no matter how small that I notice to be fair as possible to any interested collector.
You can assume that there are no warps on the vinyl I sell; whilst no record sits perfectly flat on a turntable you can assume there will be no discernible or-material warping. You can also assume no vinyl will stick or jump.
The labels will be graffiti and sticker free and not torn, you can expect spindle spider tracing on the labels, some such as Creation blue labels are more prone to this, as are Track black labels. I will point out any significant issues in the listing. Any promo sticker on the label will be an original and therefore ignored for the purposes this paragraph. Despite what you may see described elsewhere I do not believe you can tell how many times a vinyl has been played and so you have to assume it will have been played often as it was bought for that purpose.Vinyl will have some background or surface noise, as the BBC DJ John Peel famously said. Somebody was trying to tell me that CDs are better than vinyl because they don't have any surface noise. I said,'Listen, mate, life has surface noise. Many I offer for sale have had little use although there can be dust in the grooves, even when almost new; this is the original authentic sound John Peel recognised and even cleaning with a machine may still leave some background surface noise. In my experience there is always an element of surface or background sound with audio reproduction on vinyl, even when new. In my opinion the light surface sound is more than compensated for by the clarity and'reality' of the overall sound reproduction. I will not photograph the runoff dead wax to show matrix numbers as these will be clearly stated in the listing description along with stampers and inscriptions such as the cutting work of the legendary George Peckham on Led Zeppelin and Deep Purple LPs - Porky/Pecko etc. When I mention age in my listings it is not an excuse for poor condition but as matter of fact.
I do not regard condition as age related, it is primarily dependent on care over its life, and if you ever see an LP described as'good for its age' I recommend you avoid it because more often than not it's an excuse for something that has not been carefully used. I do not provide a full track listing as buyers are generally aware of the LP they are looking for and what tracks are on the LP. The photographs will show the label for each side of the vinyl which should enable buyers to see the tracks included. Whilst I have owned the LP the vinyl has been stored separately from the outer cover as detailed in the final photograph in the listing, which details part of my extensive collection.
The covers may well have moved home several times with the original and subsequent owners. You can assume there will be no writing or graffiti on the covers unless I mention it, any sticker removal marks will be mentioned in the listing. Whilst I have owned the LP the vinyl has been stored separately from the outer cover as detailed in the final photograph of the listing, which details part-of my extensive collection. I will send any original inner sleeve with the LP on the basis that it is not a generic paper sleeve bought later.I will state in the listing if there is an original inner sleeve included. Expect ringwear and creases with any original innersleeve.
This LP has been carefully graded as it is not in my interests to over grade; see my feedback which bears testimony to my approach to grading and buyers viewpoint on it. The-record itself is in brand new condition with no surface marks or deterioration in sound quality.The cover and any extra items such as the lyric sheet, booklet or poster are in perfect condition. Records advertised as sealed or unplayed should be mint. I will not sell any LPs with this grade as I cannot guarantee that they have never been played. The record shows some signs of having been played, but there is virtually no lessening in sound quality.
The cover and packaging might have minimal wear and/or creasing. Some cover designs (such as the original Rolling Stones Sticky Fingers with zip covers) caused damage to other LPs when stacked in record shops and so once handled even unsealed unplayed mint records and-covers can have wear.
I have used this grading in my previous listings even with the NM+ grade and buyers were more than happy with my grading. The record shows some signs of having been played, but there is very little lessening in sound quality. The cover and packaging might have slight wear and/or creasing. The record has obviously been played many times, but displays no major deterioration in sound quality, despite noticeable surface marks and the occasional light scratch.
Normal wear and tear on the cover or extra items, without any major defects, is acceptable. The record has been played so much that the sound quality has noticeably deteriorated, perhaps with some distortion and mild scratches. The cover and contents suffer from folding, scuffing of edges, spine splits, discolouration, etc. I will not list LPs that are in Fair or Poor condition irrespective of rarity.The use of plus(+) or minus (-)allows for items that fall between the above grades. All photographs contained within this listing show the actual item (s) offered-they are not catalogue, archive or library photographs.
Sometimes due to reflection these images can appear slightly distorted,'graining' can appear and dust particles can be exaggerated by the light - in reality there are no defects of this kind unless clearly stated in the listing description. I send out in pizza box style packaging with a minimum of 2 cardboard stiffeners and bubblewrap. I have sent out vinyl across the world without any reports of defects in packaging, my feedback bears testimony to how I pack my vinyl. I DO NOT use mailing envelopes even for lower value vinyl as they are not fit for purpose.
All vinyl, irrespective of value, is sent in a new poly lined inner. This is then placed in a white cardboard sleeve for transit. All vinyl-housed in the poly-lined sleeve is not sent in the original outer cover to prevent "knifing" of the outer cover in transit.The white cardboard sleeve will help protect the vinyl in transit. All international sales will be signed for irrespective of value. Posting to Russia: Yes, I do post to Russia; I have sent numerous packages there without any problems. Posting to Italy: Yes I do post to Italy, I have previously had bad experiences with the Italian postal service and so all packages will be signed for without exception, as is the case with all international sales.
In the unlikely event that you want to use this facility please contact me to agree the procedure. All of the comment contained in this listing is subjective, it is based on my personal opinion and your expectations may not necessarily correspond with my views.
I ask for an opportunity to put things right, which I think is a reasonable approach and one that I have used throughout my life. I leave-feedback for buyers after they inform me that they have received the item(s)and have left me their feedback.
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