NM *TEST PRESS* Michael Rabin Mosaics Capitol SP-8506 UK
November 02, 2017
November 12, 2017
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Details: Once in a lifetime opportunity to own the rarest copy of Michael Rabin's rarest recording!
This is the approved test pressing of the UK stereo release.
This is the first time a test pressing has ever been sold! Only 1-5 test copies were made, so this is the best copy of the stampers when they are new and fresh.
This record sounds amazing! Every collector knows that UK pressings were far superior to the US. I have only listened to this once on a high quality Thorens turntable to grade and can say that it is the highest possible quality and the playback is superb.
I bought this from the original owner of the record who has neighbours with a studio engineer. You can see the engineer's hand writing on the original poly-lined inner sleeves. This has only ever had one owner and it shows this in the condition. It comes as two records, each with only one side pressed. The records look unplayed - I held them under bright direct bulb light and there is NO hairlines, unsleeving marks or any scratches. This is not only the rarest copy but also the best condition copy!
Label: White Label
Condition: Vinyl: NM
This is the closest it can be to Mint. There are no marks on either side of the record - AT ALL. Bright shiny surface - A perfect copy. You will never see another copy in this incredible condition.
The sleeve is in incredible condition. There are NO seam splits, tears, writing or ring wear. The age fading on the unlaminated back cover is very common (see previous auctions for proof). The only issue is some minor wear to laminate on corner.
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All records are carefully evaluated and graded accurately. High-resolution pictures of the actual item are always included and available to the buyer.
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All records are carefully evaluated and accurately graded.
Near Mint (NM): Like new – no visible marks on surface of record.
Near Mint Minus (NM-): Next to perfect – 1 or 2 very, very light marks visible that do not affect play.
Excellent (EX): Light marks, maybe a faint hairline mark, that do not obstruct play.
Very Good Plus (VG+): Marked record surface, that may sound, but does not distract too much from the playback. I only sell records in this condition if they are rare.
Very Good (VG): Lots of marks but plays through without skipping. I only sell records in this condition if they are very rare.
Postage Information Domestic (UK mainland) Royal Mail Second class parcel (2-3 days)
1LP = £4.50 + £1 for every additional LP (up 6 total)
*UK Registered delivery and insurance £3 extra to total order
International Postage Europe Royal Mail International Standard (3-5 days)
1LP = £7.50 + £2 for every additional LP (up to 6 total)
Rest of the World North America, Asia (China, Korea, Japan, Taiwan), Australia
1LP = £9.50 + £3 for every additional LP (up to 6 total)
Stockpiling and Bulk Purchases (7 or more LP’s) I am happy to combine shipping on as many items as a buyer wishes. Pricing will be invoiced based on the final weight and full destination. I always work with the buyer to get the best price and service.
Please Note - All orders over the value of £60 must be sent via a registered delivery postal service at the buyer’s expense.
- All orders over the value of £100 must be insured for their full value at the buyer’s expense.
1 x 2LP set = 2 LP’s
Add 1 LP to the total LP’s in a box set, ie 2LP box set = 3LP
All items are posted in a specially designed cardboard record mailer with extra padding. All vinyl discs will be removed from the sleeve to avoid seam splits.
Payment Payment must be made within 5 days of the auction ending. Paypal preferred, but bank transfer is available on approval
Refund Policy Refunds for audible faults not described in the listing are available if the seller is notified within 14 days of delivery. Returns must be sent with a registered delivery service at the buyer’s expense.
A 100% refund of the original purchase price and original postage will be made when the item has been received at the return destination.