Collecting advice to Goldmine readers
“Charlie Parker with Strings” might not be the rarest of his Mercury releases but, as many collectors will tell you, finding any “complete” album is considered a stroke of luck.
There comes a time in every collector’s life, and not necessarily at the end of it, where that lifelong horde begins to seem extraneous.
A Rolling Stones promotional album recently sold at auction for over $9,000. Here are the little nuances of such a rare promo release.
Dave Thompson answers a question about the worth of a limited-edition Zep LP called The Grand Levitation
by Dave Thompson and Susan Sliwicki — How much information is there on a 1952 private pressing of Duke Ellington’s 1952 concert?