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- Jazz At Massey Hall (the Danish Debut LP in mint condition),

Think I may just have pipped you in price on this one, Brownie - although the condition of yours may be a bit better. My copy of the Danish Debut was £8, found a couple of years ago. A great treat when you come across gems like this !

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Finally scored at a garage sale - Horace Silver Blowin' The Blues Away, original pressing, 50 cents.

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Ascenseur pour l'echafaud French 10" on Fontana for 10 bucks. Sounds amazing!

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Ascenseur pour l'echafaud French 10" on Fontana for 10 bucks. Sounds amazing!

There were at least three editions of this 10-incher.

The original one - and the rarest - had the still photo of Jeanne Moreau from the film.

The second edition had the same cover with the title 'Prix Louis Delluc 1957'.

The third edition had the same cover with the title 'Prix Louis Delluc 1957 & Charles Cros 1958'.

Second and third editions of this Fontana soundtrack show up off and on around here.

If you have the first edition, then it's really a Great Find!

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Finally scored at a garage sale - Horace Silver Blowin' The Blues Away, original pressing, 50 cents.

Was this an estate sale or garage sale? :lol:

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Sidney Bechet Volume 1, Olympia Concert--BN 7029--$2.98, at a record store no less--not much surface noise, either!

:rlol

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Mono BN score two weeks ago:

Joe Henderson - All mono NY USA

Mode For Joe

Inner Urge

In 'n' Out

Art Blakey - Both mono W63rd, Deep Grooves

A Night in Birdland Vol. 2

At the Jazz Corner of the World Vol. 1

All VG+ or better, $5 - $9 each.

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Bleecker & MacDougal: The Folk Scene of the 1960's (Elektra Records) Four lp set that I don't think made it to cd. No booklet though :angry:, but I have the book Positively 4th Street: The Lives and Times of Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Mimi Baez Farina and Richard Farina, which will flesh things out for me. Not bad for $8.00.

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Eric Kloss 'Consciousness!' on original Prestige Bergenfield. Quintet with Chick Corea, Pat Martino and Jack DeJohnette. Great condition and not a bad find at £12.

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Archie Shepp - Coral Rock on Prestige w/ Clifford Thornton and Alan Shorter $5

Chubby Jackson - Chubby's Back! on Argo mint lp $10

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Max Roach / Archie Shepp - The Long March on hat Hut

Art Ensemble of Chicago - People In Sorrow on Nessa

Revolutionary Ensemble - Vietnam on ESP

Revolutionary Ensemble - Manhattan Cycles on India Navigation

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Scored at a local auction with a block bid for a whole bunch of OOP, mostly early BN Mosaic sets - most of them vinyl:

35#107 Ike Quebec& John Hardee (4LPs)

37#109 Complete Sid De Paris James P Johnson/Ed Hall Blue Notes (6 LPs)

38#146 Complete Decca Louis Armstrong (6 LPs)

39#110 Complete Sidney Bechet Blue Note (6 LPs)

40#119 Pete Johnson/Earl Hines/ Teddy Bunn Blue Note Session (1 LP)

41#115 Benny Morton/Jimmy Hamilton Swingtet Blue Notes (1 LP)

42#112 Complete Thelonious Monk Black Lion/Vogue (3CDs)

43#114 Complete Art Hodes Blues Notes (5 LPs)

44#123-4-5 Complete Commodore Jazz (66 LPs, all three parts)!!!

47#103 Complete Blue Note Albert Ammons&Meade Lux Lewis (3 LPs)

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Outrageous ! :D Some of us have searched high and low across the global Mosaic domain (Anchorage to Katmandu) to secure some of the items on this list. How much did the 'bundle' cost, if you don't mind me asking? Those Commodores alone, in good nick, normally come in at around a 'k' or so.

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Just found a very big stone, I think it's an old gospel 78 rpm records of stone age. The musician is called Moses, it contains ten tracks called Law 1, Law 2, ecc, the ASCAP author is someone called Lord (maybe he has some relation with Deep Purple John Lord). It costs ten euros, but I don't know if it worths the cost of transport.

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Porcy, see if you can sell that locally. . . .

Tony, amazing score! Congratulations! The Commodores will have you very pleased I know.

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not sure how rare this is but I picked up vol.2 of Sam Rivers/ Dave Holland on lp(mint) for $10 yesterday.

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sidewinder 

Outrageous ! biggrin.gif Some of us have searched high and low across the global Mosaic domain (Anchorage to Katmandu) to secure some of the items on this list. How much did the 'bundle' cost, if you don't mind me asking? Those Commodores alone, in good nick, normally come in at around a 'k' or so.

This auction was a weird "good collecting luck that never happens to me" thing - I stumbled across it in a local losting (local being defined a bit loosely as I live in Davis CA near Sacramento and it was in Carlsbad down South). I made an offer that I thought was fair of $1000 for the whole bunch, including shipping/etc and he accepted without any bartering etc! In retrospect I should have offered a little less to start and then bargained if needed - but it seemed fair and really is. Basically I just figured the $10 per LP that these went for way back when from Mosaic and added it all up. A few of the spines of the boxes apparently have some cat scratch damage, although I have been reassured that all of the LPs and inner contents and rest of the boxes that do have scratches (e.g. the front photo art) are in mint to near mint condition.

So not a "steal" exactly but overall a very, very good deal, based on what I've seen these things go for on Ebay - even when they have gone for less exhorbitant prices. Sidewinder, you're right, just the Commodore boxes alone as a trio could fetch $1000 - in fact I was ready to pay that for them on Ebay not long ago but something made me hold off and I'm really glad I did.

$1000 is a WHOLE lot of money to pay for LPs all at once for me, but I'm willing to reduce my annual buying budget over the next year to absorb it, based on the scarcity of the material and the greatness of the music! Heck, I've been looking for an excuse to slow down and savor what I have anyway.

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Scored at a local auction with a block bid for a whole bunch of OOP, mostly early BN Mosaic sets - most of them vinyl:

35#107 Ike Quebec& John Hardee (4LPs)

37#109 Complete Sid De Paris James P Johnson/Ed Hall Blue Notes (6 LPs)

38#146 Complete Decca Louis Armstrong (6 LPs)

39#110 Complete Sidney Bechet Blue Note (6 LPs)

40#119 Pete Johnson/Earl Hines/ Teddy Bunn Blue Note Session (1 LP)

41#115 Benny Morton/Jimmy Hamilton Swingtet Blue Notes (1 LP)

42#112 Complete Thelonious Monk Black Lion/Vogue (3CDs)

43#114 Complete Art Hodes Blues Notes (5 LPs)

44#123-4-5 Complete Commodore Jazz (66 LPs, all three parts)!!!

47#103 Complete Blue Note Albert Ammons&Meade Lux Lewis (3 LPs)

By my quick calculations you saved :D around $700 based on the average Ebay price, since I've been keeping a log.

WTG!!!

Now.........

Get the turntable off the floor!!! :D

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wolff  Posted on Nov 2 2004, 12:27 AM

By my quick calculations you saved biggrin.gif around $700 based on the average Ebay price, since I've been keeping a log.

WTG!!!

Now.........

Get the turntable off the floor!!! biggrin.gif

Hey, done, a long time ago! :lol:

I went for a Mapleshade Samson rack about 3 months ago, and my turntable now rests quite comfortably atop that in vibration-free bliss! :g Someday in the future, I'll probably get the bug to upgrade to a better turntable than my current Technics, but it will definitely have to wait, especially if I keep finding auctions!

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Got a copy of Cohn's Tones on Savoy for 30 bucks. is this rare or valuable? Music is great and pressing is real good also. wish i had a digital camera cause the cover is super.

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NY address mono Bluesnik nm-/nm- for $75. Not what you'd call a "great find", but I had to buy it.

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I'll bet that 'Bluesnik' sounds good. I came across a mono deepgroove last year. A few traces but the sonics are.. :wub:

Wonderful Contemporary Records find today. Copy of Shelly Manne & Friends 'Bells are Ringing' mono deepgroove. Brand spanking new, sealed even, with the original Contemporary mailing list flyer. It must have sat in some cupboard for 40-odd years !

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NY address mono Bluesnik nm-/nm- for $75. Not what you'd call a "great find", but I had to buy it.

Nice!!

The Dark Side has got a foot hold. :D

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i just posted on the "what wax are you spinning right now thread", but it was such a great deal...

Sun Records-The Rocking Years.

12 LP set, in excellent condition. Rockabilly Heaven.

only paid $35 for the set.

:blink:

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NY address mono Bluesnik nm-/nm- for $75. Not what you'd call a "great find", but I had to buy it.

Did you find this at the WFMU fair?

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