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  1. A new batch of Japanese pressing LPs for sale Condition, covers, contents etc: 1 All the vinyl is unmarked and lustrous. 2 Mostly these LPs come in sealable / disposable poly sleeves as presented in Japanese used record stores. 3 The covers look great and all minor flaws are identified. 4 If there’s an obi it’s mentioned, if not it’s long gone. 5 All have inserts (lyric sheets etc) as specified. 6 The cat# is included for easy reference on discogs concerning issue sequence & so forth. P&P at cost, starting at £4.50 for an individual LP, 1st class RM. On larger orders I can advise/quote in advance. Local collection or delivery is possible too, I’m in London SW11. 60’s Rock, pop, etc Jimi Hendrix - The Cry Of Love / super cover / insert / MPX 4011 / £16 Cream - Goodbye / GF / insert / cover is generally nice but has a few touches of foxing inside + small corner bend to front open edge / MW 2083 / £15 Crosby, Stills & Nash /GF / insert / a fantastically great textured sleeve (best I’ve seen!) / P-8035A / SOLD CSNY - Deja Vu / B / GF / insert / lovely textured sleeve with only a couple of tiny corner bends / P8036A, 1976 re / £20 Their Satanic Majesties Request / GF / no inserts / a good cover but with a small unobtrusive rectangular patch - sticker remover & inked over? / SLC 192 / 1968, first Japanese pressing by King /£16 70’s Rock, pop, etc Led Zeppelin - Presence / GF / insert & original inner, both with touches of foxing / nice clean cover / P-10160N /£15 The Police - Zenyatta Mondatta insert / sleeve is very respectable but for top rough edge with a 1” split which is hard to spot + spine also a bit rough + tiny corner bends / AMP 28011 / £10 Steve Miller - Book Of Dreams / A / complete: obi - slightly torn, insert, original inner / sleeve is really nice, light bruises to edges are there when looked for! + tiny corner bend / ECS-80834 / £15 Joni Mitchell - For The Roses / 2 inserts / top-notch cover with 2 tiny corner bends / P-10158Y / £25 Doobie Brother - Best Of The Doobies / obi / insert / sleeve shows some dots of foxing here & there / P6540W / £14 Allman Brothers At Fillmore East / GF/ dbl / insert but no poster / sleeve is really good, flaws are: tiny ding to top edge, spine has folding creases & small rough patch at bottom, minor corner bends, but is still one of nicest I’ve seen! / SJET-9565 / £18 Man - Rhinos, Winos & Lunatics / GF / 2 inserts / very nice sleeve, only slight touches of wear & minor corner bends / LLP-81036, rare / £18 Santana - Caravanserai / GF / insert / sleeve generally nice although edges are somewhat uneven in places & top of spine is a bit rough / SOPL 130 / £14 Jeff Beck - Blow By Blow / insert / good sleeve with corner bend & hairline creases in from spine / ECPO-39 / £12 Jackson Browne - The Pretender /no insert / textured sleeve is quite good: crease to top left, corner bends, hairline creases on & in from spine / P-10246Y / £10 80’s Rock, pop, etc Japan - Quiet Life / GF / insert / sleeve is pretty clean: only a few smudges of foxing inside & minimal corner bends / VIP 6700 / £15 Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Welcome To The Pleasure Dome / obi / GF / dbl / 2 inserts / minty / 19SI-256 £19 The Alarm - Strength / still in shrink-wrap with sticker / obi / insert & poster / 28AP 3114 £15 Phil Collins - Hello I Must Be Going / GF / obi / insert / original inner / minty cover, tiny corner bend / P-11315 / £15 Howard Jones - Dream Into Action / obi / 1 insert / minty sleeve P-13086 / £12 Madonna - Like A Virgin / obi /still in shrink-wrap / 2 inserts / complete & minty but for tiny corner bend / P-13033 / £20 Kate Bush - The Dreaming / insert / cover is great but for a tiny corner bend / EMS-91044 / £18 Green On Red - Gas, Food, Lodgings / obi /insert / cover is Ex. with a touch of foxing to the back, one tiny corner bend / SP25-6012 / rare/ £20 Julian Cope - Saint Julian / obi with specks of foxing / insert / really nice cover, minimal corner bend, tiny dent on top edge / R28D-2064 / £20 Robert Palmer - Pride / obi folds to insert / good clean copy /25S-140 £14 ABC - The Lexicon of Love / complete: obi & insert / minor nicks to sleeve edges + tiny corner bends / £16 Prog / Metal The Moody Blues - Every Good Boy / GF / insert / lustrous sleeve with light foxing which is hard to spot, as is minor abrasion + tiny corner bend / insert / L20P 1022 / King pressing / £15 Asia - Alpha / 2 inserts / original inner / a really lovely sleeve with only a tiny corner bend & a couple of hairline creases / 30AP 2537 / Mastersound Digital Mastering, LE / £15 The Nice - Five Bridges / insert / minty sleeve with tiny corner creases / RJ-7258 / £14 Jethro Tull - A Passion Play /GF / no insert / a very nice sleeve indeed: very light scuffs to front, a bit of grubbiness + hairline creases on back, spine has a minor ding, open edges slightly rough / CHR 1040 / £14 The Best Of Rainbow / GF / dbl / insert / nice smooth cover with a couple of nicks to top edges, trivial hairline crease & v. light foxing / 30MM 9231 / £18 Van Halen - MCMLXXXIV / insert / clean cover with a few hairline creases + tiny corner bends + spine a tad rough / P-11369 / £13 The Best Of Rainbow / GF / dbl / insert / nice smooth cover with a couple of nicks to top edges, trivial hairline crease & v. light foxing / 30MM 9231 / £1 Jazz Herbie Hancock - Man-child / insert / minty sleeve / SOPO 109 / £16 Ron Carter - Parade / insert / lovely sleeve, tiny corner bends / VIJ-6303 / £13 The Great Jazz Trio From LA ( Hank Jones, Ron Carter, Tony Williams) / obi with a small light stain at back / insert / terrific cover / 18PJ-1005 / £17 Miles Davis - Milestones / cap obi, a little creased / insert / spine of sleeve is a bit crumpled but white colour-scheme of back is clean, front open edge has minor nicks / mono / SOPL 153, 1972 re / £17 John Coltrane - Ballads / obi / gf / sleeve is very smart but for crease to bottom of spine, more visible within & very light foxing there as well / no insert / YP-8574 - A1, 1976 re / £23 McCoy Tyner Quartets - 4 x 4 / GF / dbl / insert / pale colour-scheme of sleeve only slightly affected by foxing, inside more than out / SMJ-9536 / £18 Art Pepper Quintet - Smack Up / insert / a really nice clean sleeve with a corner bend & slight roughness to open edge / LAX 3035, 1975 re, King pressing / £18 Chick Corea - Return To Forever / insert nice clean front cover to sleeve, back has patches of light foxing + minor corner bends / £16 Blue Notes - Toshiba Duke Jordan - Flight To Jordan / obi/ insert / sleeve is great but has corner bend on bottom r. corner + very light foxing on back / BNJ 71006, Modern Piano Collection 1983 re / £35 Bud Powell - The Scene Changes / A / insert / sleeve is clean but with a few flaws: spine a bit crumpled & with corner bend to bottom; front is pretty good part from a slight ridge from ring-wear; back: two areas of light abrasion at top + a tiny & smeared printed mark / NR-8844 (Folster) 1977 re / £19 Art Taylor - AT’s Delight / insert / obi with tiny coupon cut-out / super sleeve / BN 4047, Blue Note 4000 Series Ultra Collection, 1992 / SOLD The Eminent Jay Jay Johnson Vol 1 / insert / great sleeve but with 2 small corner bends at bottom / LNJ-70075, Jazz Right Now series, 1975 re / £15 Blue Notes - King Donald Byrd - Fancy Free / insert / very nice sleeve although back has a sprinkle of foxing dots / GXK 8141, 1979 re, Blue Note Masterpiece Selection 150 / SOLD Dexter Gordon - Our Man In Paris / insert/ sleeve is clean & smart but with corner bends at top & bottom of spine/ GXK 8052, Blue Note Masterpiece Selection 150 re 1978 / SOLD Miles Davis - Volume 2 / obi / super sleeve but with 2” split at bottom / insert / GXK 8057 M, Blue Note Masterpiece Selection 150, mastered, 1978 / mono / £30
  2. mellstock

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    Have sent you a pm about visiting Japan
  3. Just to clarify: next trip to Osaka no yet booked. The problem is that the road / rail bridge to Kansai International got hit by a ship in the recent typhoon! Also as Mac72 has said, everything nicely sorted with him: Floyd, Hendrix, Led Zep & Ultravox now on their way to him!
  4. Ah! Yes, not very clear. It's because I also have a subsequent & later pressing of AHM which I have stickered up as A. I hope that makes sense!
  5. Japanese pressing LPs for sale Condition, covers, contents etc: All the vinyl is unmarked and lustrous. Mostly these LPs come in sealable / disposable poly sleeves as presented in Japanese used record stores. The covers look great and all minor flaws are identified. If there’s an obi it’s mentioned, if not it’s long gone. All have inserts (lyric sheets etc) as specified. The cat# is included for easy reference on discogs concerning issue sequence & so forth. P&P at cost, starting at £4.50 for an individual LP, 1st class RM. On larger orders I can advise/quote in advance. Local collection or delivery is possible too, I’m in London SW11. Pop & Rock @ £25 - £50 each Pink Floyd - Atom Heart Mother / B / GF / 2 inserts / OP-80102, Matrix / Runout (Side A [Label]): OP-80102 1 / Matrix / Runout (Side B [Label]): (SHVL-781B) 1st pressing / excellent cover, pretty much unmarked, the exceptions being a tiny dink at the top of the spine, a sprinkle of barely visible foxing at the top of the front cover & a band of very fine foxing inside the GF SOLD Led Zeppelin - Houses Of The Holy / obi / insert / minty & superb /16P1-2027 SOLD Rolling Stones - Let It Bleed / obi / insert / POJD-1510 / minty but with inconspicuous corner bend SOLD Rolling Stones - Exile On Main Street / GF / dbl / insert but no pics / original inners / P-5051 first pressing / cover is very smart except for slightly scuffed corners SOLD Rolling Stones - Emotional Rescue / issued without obi / insert & giant poster, therefore complete & rare /as new but for tiny corner bends / ESS-81285 SOLD AC/DC - For Those About To Rock / obi / insert / GF / very smart cover but for tiny corner bend / P11068A SOLD The Police - Synchronicity / obi / insert/ AMP-28075 / very fine copy £25 Electric Light Orchestra - Discovery / GF / obi / original inner / 2 inserts + poster: complete & superb! 25AP 1600 £26 Caravan - Canterbury Tales, Best / sleeve: would be flawless but for minor wear to bottom corners & a small stain to top of back / insert / GP 1093 / WHITE LABEL PROMO £26 Deep Purple - 24 Carat / obi has a touch of fading, otherwise album is as new/ 2 inserts / P-6512W SOLD Pop & Rock @ £19 - 24 each King Crimson - In The Court Of The Crimson King / GF / textured sleeve / insert / edges have hints of roughness here & there + a tiny patch of abrasion to front cover / P-8033A 1974 re SOLD Jackson Browne - For Everyman / obi / insert / original inner sleeve / cover with aperture is great / P-10354 Y £20 Gary Moore - Corridors Of Power / obi / insert / cover is like new / VIL-6055 Supertramp - Breakfast In America / obi / insert / top edge shows minor signs of wear & top right corner has a small bend & another tiny one on bottom left / AMP-6034 SOLD Eric Clapton - Backless / obi / GF & textured / insert / MWF 1056 / best one I’ve ever seen ! £23 Tom Petty - Long After Dark / obi / insert / VIM-6291/ sleeve is Ex but for a very thin band of fading to top edge of sleeve & a light, barely visible crease running through the bottom of the front cover with a little smudging underneath SOLD Pop & Rock @ £18 each Lennon / Ono - Double Fantasy / memorial obi / insert / original inner /P-10948J / minty except for tiny wear-spot on spine With The Beatles / complete: original black inner sleeve, 2 inserts / cover: corner bends & light foxing here and there / EAS-80551 RESERVED Bob Dylan - Empire Burlesque / obi & still in shrink-wrap / insert /as new / 25AP 3050 Steve Winwood - Arc Of A Diver / obi folds to insert / cover Ex. but for light fading around the edges 20S-65 SOLD The Waterboys - This Is The Sea / obi / insert / minty cover / R25D-2015 SOLD Ultravox - Vienna / obi / insert / like new / WWS-81355 SOLD Eddy Grant - Killer On The Rampage / obi / insert / like new but for small corner bend & tiny dots of foxing on the front / 25.3P-428 SOLD Alison Moyet - Alf / obi / insert / still in shrink wrap / 28.3P-579 SOLD Eric Clapton & Yardbirds Vol 3. (‘Five Live Yardbirds’ rebadged) insert / cover is great / YX-6023 SOLD Pop & Rock @ £ 14 - 18 each Ten Years After - Sssh / GF / 2 inserts / sleeve is super but for bottom corner bend / CHR 1803 SOLD The Allman Brothers - Live At Fillmore East / GF / dbl / insert / sleeve is smart / VIP-9507 RESERVED The Graduate OST / obi / insert / cover is great but with a tiny corner bend / 25AP 1365 SOLD Jimi Hendrix - The Cry Of Love / insert / sleeve is like new / MPX 4011 SOLD Simon & Garfunkel - Bookends / cap obi (rare) / Insert but no poster / cover is really good / SOPM-103 SOLD Carly Simon - No Secrets / GF / insert / cover is very good but with a little foxing inside / SWG-7603 SOLD The Band - same / obi but torn across the top / insert / cover is very good although there are 2 creases to the bottom from the spine / ECS-40036 SOLD Moody Blues Moody Blues - Days of Future Passed / insert / cover is great /SLC 801 / 1973 re. pressed by King / sound quality is great! £16 SOLD Japan - Quiet Life /GF / 2 inserts / VIP6700 / 1979 re. SOLD Pop & Rock @ £ 12 each Big Country - The Crossing (blue sleeve) / insert / cover is like new /25PP-99 SOLD Human League - Hysteria / GF / insert / super cover! / VIL-6107 SOLD Ultravox - Rage In Eden / insert / smart cover but for a few dots of foxing here & there + faint crease to bottom r. of cover / SOLD Howard Jones - Dream Into Action / insert / couple of hairline creases from the spine / P-1386 SOLD Cindy Lauper - True Colours / insert / minty cover /28-3P-760 Iggy Pop - Blah Blah Blah / insert / original inner sleeve / cover is smart C28Y 3097 SOLD Whitney Houston - Whitney / insert / minty cover / 28-RS-12 Vanilla Fudge - First / insert / very nice & clean overall with light foxing on the front & small corner bends / P4534A Boston - Don’t Look Back / GF / insert / super sleeve with only 1 tiny corner bend / 25.3P1 Boz Scaggs - Middle Man / cap obi, rare / still in shrink-wrap / insert / terrific - tiny corner bend / 25AP-1760 Paul Simon - Still Crazy After All These Years / obi / insert / pale colour scheme of cover has only a few dots of foxing / SOP102 SOLD Cheap Trick - Dream Police / GF/ obi / insert / super copy overall although does have cover bend to spine which is a touch more prominent than usual 25.3P-50 SOLD Jazz - Blue Notes, King & Toshiba pressings ALL SOLD Dexter Gordon - Our Man in Paris / insert / sleeve light bands of foxing to front & back / GXK 8052 (King) / 1978 re Grant Green - Sunday Mornin’ / insert / sleeve: light colour schemes show specks of foxing around edges of front & more apparent washes on the back / GXF-3173 (King) / 1979 re The Ornette Coleman Trio At The Golden Circle Vol 2 /insert, discoloured / sleeve: light foxing due to pale colours scheme / GXK 8108 / re 1978 (King) Freddie Hubbard - Here To Stay / insert / white background to sleeve has very minor foxing spots / BNJ 71073 / re 1983 4000 Series (Toshiba) Lou Donaldson - Good Gracious / obi / insert / sleeve: clean & minty but for tiny corner bend / BN4125 / re 1978 Other Jazz, various prices John Coltrane - Kulu Se Mama / GF / 2 inserts / cover is super but for typical fold marks on spine / YIP-8564 - AI £22 John Coltrane - Giant Steps / insert / cover is great with only a few dots of foxing & a crumpled spine / P-6003A £20 Miles Davis - Round About Midnight / issued without insert / top edge has a minor dent & light traces of wear + spine is lightly crumpled & bottom l. corner has a crease / SONP 50033 £24 This Is Dollar Brand / obi / insert / great sleeve with only a tiny patch of wear on spine / PA-6107 pressed by Trio, audiophile grade £18 Weather Report - First / obi / insert / 25AP 941 / minty £18 Sonny Rollins - The Contemporary Leaders / insert / front of cover is great, back has very minor foxing / LAX 3021 pressed by King £18 Jackie McClean & Dexter Gordon - The Meeting Vol 1 / no insert / top edge of cover is split / BT-5324 £15 Chick Corea - Return To Forever / obi / insert / MP2273 /sleeve: very minor roughnesss to top edge & a touch of foxing to front & back £15 Chick Corea & Gary Burton in concert Zurich / GF / dbl / 2 inserts / PA-6125 / ECM Trio - audiophile grade / a v. nice copy but with specks of foxing to spine & minimally onto front cover SOLD John Abercombie Quartet - Arcade / 2 inserts / PAP-9148 / ECM Trio - audiophile grade / lovely cover but for worn corners & slightly crumpled spine SOLD Terje Rypdal, Miroslav Vitous, JackdeJohnette / 2 inserts / PAP-9147 / ECM Trio - audiophile grade / super cover except for tiny corner bends & a couple of nicks to open edgesSOLD Jarrett / Peacock / DeJohnette - Changes / insert / 25MJ 3378 / ECM Polydor / cover is really smart little discolouration, small hairline crease & mine corner bend SOLD Ritchie Cole - Keeper of The Flame / obi / 2 x inserts / K22P6001 / mono / pressed by King / like new £10 Earl Klugh - Magic In Your Eyes / obi / GF / insert / GP3160, pressed by King / looks like new except for the tiny touches of corner wear £12 Fuse One / obi /GF / insert / K26P-6020 / pressed by King / minty £12 Chick Corea - My Spanish Heart / GF / dbl / insert / 30MJ 9010 / superb! SOLD Bob James - Sign Of The Times / insert / GF / 25AP 2112 / minty except for a patch of wear to top of spine SOLD
  6. Great write-up Graham - I was going to say at magazine standard for a minute, but then some might tell me off by saying that it's better! In a way I hope that this the end of your cartridge quest since I know that you've had a few. But anyway, happy listening with what you've now got.
  7. Just to say that I've bought a couple of Audio Synthesis bits from Maitreya over there in France. He's very good to deal with and a paid-up member of the Audio Synthesis appreciation society. A la prochaine, m'sieur! & GLWS
  8. Speaking as the owner of an Audio Research Ph8, welcome to the club! My unit was well-beyond the Trichord Diablo which preceded it and feels like one of those destination components. it is just great that all the functions are available on the remote including load setting and even the hours on the valves! Are you getting all that too? One small footnote. I've only just come back to this thread and have only now had a quick look at Chris / Pepi's link to a French PH3: :https://www.leboncoin.fr/image_son/1025849330.htm?ca=12_s What I notice is that the images are dated to 2014 and there's a US Audio Mart logo on them too. All I'd say to any wammer thinking of giving it a go is check this one out with great care!
  9. Not at all surprised to see that this looks like being a quick sale for Phil. With the low hours stated and a hike in all Audio Technica prices imminent (due to you know what), this is a great buy!
  10. Hi John, I'll take one of these please. You have PM. Paul
  11. My Morch DP6 is really great on the Hyperspace, just to confirm what Dudywoxer and Barney's Dad are saying… Not the easiest of fits, however, what with the silicon and all that!!!
  12. Possibly going off-track here, but there's a great-value offer at the moment for a Hyperspace / Morch combination similar to my own and also lauded by Marthasdad - well-known wammer. Neither he nor I have any connection to the vendor, but we're both amazed that it has yet to be snapped up: http://www.hifiwigwam.com/showthread.php?134564-notts-analogue-hyperspace-and-morch-up4&highlight=hyperspace+morch No doubt if you dig around you'll come up some Hyperspace / Orbe comparisons.