Title: ‘BRAHMS VIOLIN CONCERTO’
Label: COLUMBIA (UK)
Cat no: SAX 2307 (STEREO)
Vinyl: LOOKS VG+, PLAYS VG+ TO EX WITH A COUPLE OF VG MOMENTS OVER THE COURSE OF THE LP...GLEAMING SHEEN - SOLID 154 GRAMS - NO WARPS, NO HEAVY DISTORTION - SIDE ONE: PLAYS WITH SOME LIGHT UNDERLYING STATIC, VERY LIGHT IN PLACES - THERE ARE A COUPLE OF LIGHT SCUFFS WHICH GIVE OFF A COUPLE OF SPORADIC POPS - THERE IS ALSO ONE VERY SHORT SCRATCH WHICH HARDLY GAVE OFF ANY POPS ON MY SYSTEM, PERHAPS A FEW LOW-LYING ONES UNDER THE POWERFUL SWELL OF THE MUSIC - SIDE TWO: THE INTRO STATIC IS A LITTLE HEAVIER ON THIS SIDE WITH A COUPLE OF LIGHT POPS - AGAIN, SOME LIGHT SPORADIC STATIC - ONE FINE NON-SOUNDING LINE, HOWEVER THERE IS ONE VERY TINY MARK A FEW MINUTES IN THAT ENDS UP GIVING OFF APPROX 15 POPS (NO ESCAPING THIS) - A DEEP CLEAN MAY WELL FURTHER ENHANCE THE SOUND - VERY DECENT
Matrix numbers: YAX 303-4 / YAX 304-11 (MACHINE-STAMPED - DENOTES ORIGINAL UK PRESSING)
Labels: EX+...BARELY ANY SPINDLE LINES - NO GRAFFITI - EARLIEST SILVER COLUMBIA TYPE - SUPERB
Sleeve: VG+...FRONT-LAMINATED GARROD & LOFTHOUSE FLIP BACK - SPINE FULLY INTACT & LEGIBLE - SOME GENERAL WEAR, LAMINATE LIFT & SOILING - SHOP STICKER ON THE FRONT - NO GRAFFITI & NO SPLITS - VERY DECENT
Inner sleeve: POLY-LINED PAPER INNER - LIGHT CREASING & AGEING - GREAT
Notes: OVERALL GREAT ORIGINAL UK PRESSING - NOT A PERFECT COPY, NOT FOR AUDIOPHILES I'D IMAGINE, BUT PLAYS VERY WELL DESPITE SOME UNDERLYING STATIC & A COUPLE OF MARKS THAT ARE ON THE LP TO STAY...STILL, A GREAT LP & VERY RARE TOO...PLENTY OF PHOTOS...PLEASE WAIT FOR MY INVOICE...THANKS
Postage: UK £8.88 (Royal Mail special delivery) – Europe £12.22 (international signed-for with extra insurance) – ROTW £16.22 (international signed-for with extra insurance)
Records are placed in separate inners and sent in strong lined oversized mailers with stiffeners and a poly outer sleeve – the record(s) & sleeve(s) will be separated to avoid seams splitting.
Grading: I use the Dennis Greenidge grading system combining both visual & aural.
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