Hank Mobley (Blue Note 1568) is the proverbial Holy Grail of Jazz collectors. The album was pressed in a very limited number of approximately 600 copies.
Vinyl: VG -
Label Address: BLUE NOTE RECORDS 47 West 63rd NYC (Both Sides)
Notes: There are some surface marks, scratches and abrasions. Mostly light and superficial, although with only a minor surface noise here and there. This copy has a deep groove pressing indent on both sides, complete with an "Ear" symbol along with Rudy Van Gelder’s initials (RVG)stamped in the trail-off vinyl (dead wax)and no registered trademark symbol [®] at the bottom part of the labels. The record comes in the original stock inner sleeve.
Address: BLUE NOTE RECORDS, 47 West 63rd St., New York 23
Notes: The laminated side of the cover has a slight loss (flaking) of lamination along the edges and corners. The back cover has some minor staining and discoloration, tape residue (yellowish discoloration from the removed piece of old and aged scotch tape visible on back side only) .
The seams have some partial
splits, flaking and corner wear. The cover has some visible
fraying/tattering on the opening side There is a minor crease on
the front cover, just off the bottom front edge.
(See detail photos)