CHECKERBOARD SQUARES northern Soul Grail 45 Double Cookin' grail orig VILLA HEAR

This item have been sold for $1567.46


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Auction Details:
Code ID
#363625
Ebay Item #
154230081335
Sold Price
$1567.46
Bids
19
Auction End date
13 Dec 2020
Seller Location
West Friendship, Maryland

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Item Description

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Something for your Holiday Listening Pleasure – start the New Year Right!
Artist:  The CHECKERBOARD SQUARES   
Titles:  “Double Cookin / A Day in Sausalito”
Format:    7” single, 45 rpm 
Country:   USA 
Label:   VILLA # 705.  Yellow label with burgundy text .  Styrene.  Guaranteed original and authentic first pressing from 1966. 
Year:   1966
Condition: 
Side A (Double Cookin’) is EXCELLENT with 100% of original gloss, played sparingly and handled with care.  Fidelity is excellent as you can hear in the abbreviated clip from this actual record. 
Label is clean, with a drill hole indicating the record was originally sold as a cutout.  Some moderate rubbing is visible on the label, but otherwise free of writing, stickers, or other flaws.  Plays beautifully with no distortion or distractions.  If this doesn’t get them out on the floor, you’d better check them for a pulse.
Side B (Day in Sausalito) is nice VG+ with excellent fidelity.  There are a few light tics audible in the early going, but nothing major or jarring, as you can hear in the abbreviated clip. Otherwise clean with no distortion or distractions.  There is writing in black sharpie on the B-side label only (see photo) – name of original owner, and her comment “WOW” says it all.  This side will also sound amazing on the dance floor. 
Guaranteed to be original and authentic USA stock first pressing from 1966.   I do not sell bootlegs or modern reissues.
NOTE:  I do not have a buy-it-now price for this item, nor do I end auctions early, in fairness to all potential bidders.  Good luck to all!
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I am happy to combine purchases to minimize shipping cost.  Second and third singles ship at no additional charge with initial purchase. 
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Thank you for viewing my auction, and good luck with your bids!
 
On Dec-07-20 at 05:51:15 PST, seller added the following information:

CORRECTION:  according to the 45cat website, this is a 1967 first pressing.  The record was not issued in 1966.