Market Watch: Top records sold on eBay, March 2017

The following are the top records sold on eBay, March 2017.

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5. Hank Mobley– “Hank Mobley”

Sold For: $5,265 (40 Bids; Starting Price: GBP 18.00)

Listed As: “HANK MOBLEY ‘SELF TITLE’ BLUE NOTE 1568- 63RD,NYC,NO’R’”

Genre: Jazz

Record Label: Blue Note (1568)

Country/Region of Manufacture: U.S.

Released: 1957

Format: LP 12-inch 33 rpm

Special Attributes: First Edition, Mono

Record Grading: EX+/NM

SleeveGrading: NM

Seller: Vinyl-House-UK

Seller’s Comments: “The Finest Copy Of The Legendary ‘Holy Grail’ Of Jazz LP’s Is Back Once Again After The Winning Bidder At £7,300 Almost Two Years Ago Failed To Complete Their Attempted Purchase.  This Is The Original US First Press Mono LP On Blue Note Label – Deep Groove – RVG, ‘Ear’ & 9M In Deadwax. Sleeve: NM (stunning, some very minor wear to corners / seams only). Vinyl: EX+/NM (very light play from new, there are just a few non feel-able surface marks / whisp lines, the audio is sensational).”


mobley

4. Hank Mobley– “Hank Mobley”

Sold For: $5,500  (32 Bids; Starting Price: $99)

Listed As: “HANK MOBLEY ‘SELF TITLE’ BLUE NOTE 1568- 63RD,NYC,NO’R’”

Genre: Jazz

Record Label: Blue Note (1568)

Country/Region of Manufacture: U.S.

Released: 1957

Format: LP 12-inch 33 rpm

Special Attributes: First Edition

Record Grading: NM

SleeveGrading: Ex

Seller: Private Seller

Seller’s Comments: “I’M GOING TO DOWN SIZE MY RECORDS VOLUME COLLECTED DURING LAST MANY YEARS. MUCH TO MY REGRET I MIGHT TO SELL THEM FOR  MY FUTURE. VERY RAREST AND HOLY GRAIL COPY! HANK MOBLEY PLY  FULL SESSION WITH SONY CLARK, PAUL CHAMBERS, ART TAYLOR ‘SELFTITLE’   BLUE NOTE BLP 1568. COVER :EX+ RECORD: EX+(OR NM, WILL VERY QUIET PLAYED). ”


Beatles-introducing

3. The Beatles “Introducing … the Beatles”

Sold For: $5,900 (11 Bids; Starting Price: $2,000)

Listed As: “The Beatles “Introducing the Beatles” SR 1062 Stereophonic AD BACK”

Record Label: Vee Jay Records (SR 1062)

Country/Region of Manufacture: U.S.

Released: 1964

Special Attributes: Ad on back, Stereophonic

Record Grading: None listed

Seller: Private Seller

Seller’s Comments: None


Kaleidoscope

Sold For: $6,800 (37 Bids; Starting Price: $150)

Listed As: “KALEIDOSCOPE LP 1969 MEXICAN PSYCH MONSTER ORFEON 1ST PRESS VG ULTRA RARE”

Genre: Psychedelic Rock

Record Label: Orfeon (LP-12-666)

Country/Region of Manufacture: Mexico

Released: 1969

Format: LP 12-inch, 33 rpm

Special Attributes: First Pressing

Record Grading: VG

Sleeve Grading: VG-

Seller: Private Seller

Seller’s Comments: “KALEIDOSCOPE ON ORFEON MATRIX LP-12-666, from 1969. Fantastic Mexican Psych…The Holy Grail of 60’s psychedelic albums. One of the rarest and most sought after psychedelic albums in the World. Only a few known copies are in the hands of collectors. This is the Original fist press only one time seen on ebay, THIS IS THE SECOND ONE. Only 200 copies were made. The Cover is in VG- condition, tape around the corner, also has cut out holes in top right-left corners and small writting on the back. Vinyl is in VG. It plays with light background noise/crackles on the quiet parts on both sides, some superficial scratches and 2 straight lines through the disc, not that deep since it doesnt jump on any track.”


Beatles-Please

1. The Beatles – “Please Please Me”

Sold For: $16,943  (59 Bids; Starting Price: GBP 0.99)

Listed As: “Beatles Please Please Me STEREO GOLD & BLACK sleeve & record NEAR MINT + insert”

Record Label: Parlophone (PCS 3042)

Country/Region of Manufacture: U.K.

Released: 1963

Format: 12-inch

Special Attributes: Stereo

Record Grading: NM

Seller: Private Seller

Seller’s Comments: “The Beatles Please Please Me ~ stereo Gold and label. Dick James credits. Angus McBean credit to the far right. Large stereo Ernest.j.day flip back sleeve. Released 1963 April. Catalogue number PCS 3042. One of the most desirable of all Beatles LPs. The scarcity of this pressing is that in the Spring of 1963 EMI were about to change labels. This old style black and gold design was being replaced just as this album was released by the famous black and yellow design. This meant that very few copies of this stereo album with the black and gold labels were made. ZMT tax code on the side 1 label. Matrix numbers: Side one YEX 94-1 side two YEX 95-1. Stampers: 1/R 1/G. Parlophone flyer insert is present. Emitex polylined inner sleeve.NEAR MINT condition (sleeve)… no splits,no tears,no handwriting, wording on the spine is legit, No damage to the seams. VINYL VISUALLY both sides NEAR MINT condition. Very few Hairline marks present. AUDIO : NEAR MINT condition. No jumps,skips or deterioration in sound quality. Both LABELS : NEAR MINT condition. Parlophone insert : Very good condition. no rips, no tears.”

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