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I've collected 50's, 60's, and early 70's records of almost every genre - Psych, Prog, Psychedelic Funk, Soul, Rhythm 'n' Blues, Pop, Folk, Garage, Acid, Freakbeat, Rock, Jazz e.t.c and everything in between for all my life!!! Obviously, 90% of the LP's I've ever gotten hold of are completely trashed from the hard living ways and the rock 'n' roll, drug and booze fuelled debauchery of all the wild parties of the times, but the golden 10%? Reluctantly, I've decided to offer them to all of you serious record collectors out there!!! I'm currently trying to set up a record label so unfortunately personal sacrifices have to be made when it comes to my collection, resulting in GREAT benefits for all you shrewd bidders and serious connosieurs of TRUE solid gold music history out there!!! Make no mistake, I'll try my best to consistently offer some of the VERY BEST records available on ebay, many which have taken me YEARS to find!!!
I aim to put a weekly batch up (time permitting) every Wednesday, all timed to end 10 days later on Saturday night. I'll only ever offer THE BEST, MOST AMAZING, MOST IMPORTANT, VERY RAREST UK 1ST PRESS ORIGINAL RELEASE RECORDS I've got!!! I won't insult you with later 2nd pressings unless they are of exceptional quality and rarity. I'm sure you love good music as much as me, especially when it's a 1st Press LP, direct from the master tape, as the musicians intended it to be heard (none of this "digitally remastered",weak reissued, remixed rubbish from hired hands with one eye on the mixing desk and the other on the clock! If these session men really knew how genius should sound, surely they would've been geniuses themselves?! There will only ever be one Hendrix, and that's just a tiny example).
I try to be one of the best sellers on ebay and would like to thank all of you potential bidders for your support and taste in music!!! I strictly grade all LP's I list, visually and sonically using the UK RRPG standards as customer satisfaction is highly important to me, and I'll always do my very best not to let you down. Be sure to add me to your favourite sellers list and check my auctions frequently as i'll be listing some gems that you just WON'T want to miss out on!!!
I think that's everything, so let the auction commence!!!
Title : The Small Faces - Ogden's Nut Gone FlakeLabel & year : Original Immediate IMLP 011 LP , Mono 1968 OUTRAGEOUSLY RARE Lilac UK 1st Press!!!
Matrix's : Side A : IMLP 012-1L , Side B : IMLP 012-2L (EARLIEST EVER!!!) OUTRAGEOUSLY RARE MOD PSYCH CLASSIC IN ITâ€™S UTTERLY IMPOSSIBLE MONO FORM!!! ONE OF THE VERY RAREST IMMEDIATE LPâ€™S OF ALL TIME - ONLY A MINISCULE AMOUNT WERE EVER PRESSED BEFORE IMMEDIATE RAN INTO SERIOUS MONEY TROUBLES!!! THIS SIMPLY NEVER TURNS UP!!!EVEN THE NOTORIOUSLY FRAGILE CIRCULAR SLEEVE IS PERFECTLY INTACT WITH NO SEPARATIONS TO THE FIVE CIRCLES!!! IMPOSSIBLE FOR SUCH A FRAGILE BEAST!!! IT COULD TAKE A SERIOUSLY LONG TIME TO FIND ONE AGAIN THAT'S AS TRULY AWESOME AS THIS!!! AND OF COURSE, IT IS INDEED THE PHENOMENALLY RARE DAY OF RELEASE CUSTOM SLEEVE WITH THE ALL IMPORTANT "U.K. PATENT APPLICATION NO. 21639/68â€ TEXT, AND THE ORIGINAL PLASTIC INNER!!! Donâ€™t miss out on this FANTASTIC opportunity to own a truly awesome 100% complete example of this absolute classic, bid now!!!About : Ultra Rare Original 1968 UK 1st Press!!! This MASSIVELY RARE LP initially sold barely anything (LP's were also really expensive to most people back then!!!) and therefore had a very small run, and is INCREDIBLY HARD TO FIND, especially in this condition!!! AN absolute classic LP from this incredible band!!! An astonishing album that really DESERVES to be in EVERY serious 60's / 70's record collection!!! Don't miss out on this MEGA RARE LP!!! If you like good music, bid now!!!
The LP :
Labels :Classic UK 1st Press lilac Immediate labels!!! Both sides are FANTASTIC with NO real signs of age, NO writing, NO stickers, and NO tears whatsoever!!! Just has a small amount of ultra light spindle marks which suggests that this hasn't had much play over the years at all!!! AWESOME for a 48 year old record!!! Both must grade overall at least as Very Good+++!!!
Record : Visual -
Spectacular Original 1968 UK 1st Press Vinyl!!! Nice bright, clean and shiny as if it was just pressed!!! Fantastic jet black mirror like surfaces, it looks AWESOME with NO nasty scratches, groovewear, or nasty deep scuffs whatsoever!!! The only blemishes are just a few totally non-sounding mild cosmetic paper scuffs, a few of the lightest, wispy sleeve traces/cleaning lines (only visible in strong angled light) and only a few ULTRA light incredibly feint hairlines mostly from where it has sat or been removed from it's cover over the years!!! Of course, none of these ULTRA light blemishes interfere with play AT ALL!!! MAGNIFICENT for a record of this age and rarity!!! You'll be amazed by how generally clean and unworn it is!!! Must grade overall at least as Very Good++!!! (graded STRICTLY to the UK RRPG standards, not overgraded AT ALL!!! Customer satisfaction is of 100% importance to me)
Record : Audio -
Thankfully, it plays BRILLIANTLY with fantastic mono blast and clarity!!! It really sounds incredible with NO hisses, hops, skips, OR sticks!!! Only like pretty much ALL records has only the very slightest crackle on the scarcest of occasions and possibly just the very RAREST quiet tick here and there, and possibly just the MEREST TOUCH of low level static in the rarest few and far between places such as on the run in grooves and between some tracks, but that's truly about it!!! The vast, vast, majority of the music is TRULY crystal clear - It really does mostly play with a CD-like near black silence, but with that depth, bass, warmth and clarity you can only get from UK 1st Press vinyl!!! EVEN most of the quiet sections!!! Absolutely ESSENTIAL!!! ASTONISHING for a record of this age and rarity!!! Must grade overall audibly as Excellent!!! (graded STRICTLY to the UK RRPG standards, not trashed or overgraded AT ALL!!! Customer satisfaction is of 100% importance to me)
Original 1st press UK 1968 100% intact unlaminated fold out circular sleeve (the notorious circular cover that caused Immediate to go bust!!!) with patent application text and original plastic circular inner!!! IMPOSSIBLE to find this sleeve in anything approaching a good condition - most are spent, torn, worn, and stained due to age and the lifestyles of the buyers of this particular LP!!! This one is NOT, and looks AWESOME, especially considering the nature of these fragile sleeves!!! NO separations to any of the circles, NO bad marks AT ALL, and still ULTRA strong and solid and in one whole piece after all these years!!! The only ageing is just a tiny amount of ultra light creases and only very slight general rubbing in few and far between places, just some very minor touches of dulling to one of the white backgrounds (truly minimal), and POSSIBLY (just to be sure!!!) one or two other ULTRA minor signs of age here and there, though nothing that really stands out to note at all!!! And that's truly about it!!! A FANTASTIC 100% intact sleeve, and a TRUE rarity to find one as outstanding as this - most have been virtually destroyed or are just about being held together, but not this one!!! It remains ultra strong, solid, unsplit and unspoilt!!! Must grade overall at the least as Excellent minus!!! (graded STRICTLY to the UK RRPG standards, not trashed or overgraded AT ALL!!! Customer satisfaction is of 100% importance to me)Summary : A truly BRILLIANT 100% intact example of this PHENOMENALLY RARE original 1968 Immediate Mono mod classic UK 1st Press LP!!! Hard to find in ANY condition, but SERIOUSLY RARE TO FIND ONE AS AWESOME AS THIS!!! YOU MAY NEVER GET THE CHANCE AGAIN, so don't miss out on this scarce opportunity to own a true piece of 60's/70's music history!!! Bid now!!!Please take a look at all my other auctions for many other ultra rare classic LPs, and feel free to contact me with any questions you may have. Thanks again for looking, it's truly appreciated!! Cheers!!!I've realized that most countries have their own unique grading system. I base mine strictly on the UK RRPG grading system (occasionally with a + or a - to indicate the higher and lower ends of the grade, though I only use these if i'm having real trouble deciding!), so please check their chart for further clarity if you are unsure of what my grades mean. As a general rule, a mint record will be 100% perfect, an excellent record will be in fantastic clean condition with the occasional mild mark and minor use from the years, and a very good record will have noticeable, yet light visual markings and obvious signs of age and use, but will still remain clean with relatively light wear and will play fantastically well with plenty of life remaining in it. I very rarely offer records below the very good region unless they are of an EXCEPTIONAL rarity and playing quality...I hope this helps!Postage and packing (UK bidders) will be Â£4.49 for the first item, Â£3.00 for every item after that. International buyers, postage is Â£8.99 for the first item, Â£3.00 for every item after that. Contact is expected to be made within 3 days, and payment usually expected within 7 days of the auction ending, otherwise you may lose priority over the item and it may be relisted e.t.c. UK bidders, I accept paypal or postal orders. I will reluctantly accept cheques, although they will take at least a week to clear. That is why I prefer the other methods, as it means I can get your item to you faster. International bidders, I can only accept Paypal, IMO, or Bank Transfer! I only accept Â£s. Unfortunately, I cant accept any other internet payment other than paypal.Please just ask if you have any questions or if you require further information. The photos below are of the genuine item, apologies for the occasional blurryness or glare from the light in some of them. If you would like further pictures or details, please ask.If you are not happy with your item, please let me know within 3 days. I pride myself on my 100% feedback so if there are any problems, I will do my very best to sort them out.All my auctions start from a bare minimum price, so there is always plenty of opportunity for a bargain!Please check my other auctions for many more of the rarest, most awesome Vinyl Record items ever!!!
Thanks for your time, happy bidding!