David Bowie LP The man who sold the world Mercury UK 1971 Original Dress Cover - rare vinyl collector item


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David Bowie LP The man who sold the world Mercury UK 1971 Original Dress Cover

David Bowie LP The man who sold the world Mercury UK 1971 Original Dress Cover
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Auction Details:
Code ID
#11713
Ebay Item #
131720693637
Sold Price
$1070.03
Bids
30
Auction End date
12 Feb 2016
Seller Location
S.Tottenham, London

Item Description

This is the original Mercury release of the iconic, and rapidly withdrawn, ‘dress cover’ of The Man Who Sold the World. This album has been faked and re-released many times but this is the original cover and LP, with machine-stamped matrix numbers. The cover bears the usual signs of ageing associated with the soft, textured, cardboard originally used. The back has the same wear plus a small tear and stain, please see photos. The vinyl plays well, there is some surface noise during the quiet parts and the occasional click. It has the usual light surface marks and wear for a record of this age. The Mercury logo on the label on side two has a cross scratched into it (see pictures). Please look at all the photos. I have listed all the faults because if you are reading this listing you know how rare this album is. It will only go up in value so grab a bargain and one of the most iconic original albums in the world. It will be fully insured in delivery, worldwide. If there is anything else you would like to know, please post a question.
**Bowie collectors please note: Record label on both sides has the producer's name misspelled as "Tonny Visconti" (obviously it should be Tony Visconti) which confirms this copy as a first pressing, as the mistake was rectified on subsequent pressing.**