Selling a record collection can seem like a daunting task. Please see this section to make the job easy and simple. We understand that parting with a large LP/Vinyl collection can be a difficult and daunting task, here are some easy Steps to help with preparing your collection for sale.
There prefix letters and numbers are the most important and only information we require to evaluate and price your records. These catalogue numbers can be found on the reverse side of the sleeve (top right hand corner).
This rule applies to all labels and manufacturers of vinyl LP’s As we are a British Archive please start with the British manufactures/labels first. Such as HMV – EMI, Decca, Columbia, RCA and Phillips. If you still have time and would like to list other labels please continue with Deutsche, Gramophon, Mercury, Lyrita, CBS and any other labels you may have.
For small to medium collections 50 – 2,000 LP’s we provide a door to door courier collection service free of charge.
Please ensure records or CD’s can be packed into suitable boxes, LP’s boxes should hold 100 maximum or 200 x CD’s. We can provide boxes if necessary, (please ask for details) collections can be made on a day suitable and convenient to you from Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 5.30pm.
We will need at least 24 hours notice from you to book this service and total amount of boxes collected. Larger collections of 2,000 records plus – We will try to visit you on a convenient day including weekends within the UK Ireland & Europe.
If the collection contains HiFi and Audio equipment we may also need to visit you in person, please let us know what else the collection may contain. Call no on 01803 606162
Grading in accordance to condition of vinyl and sleeve as this can reflect the price of the individual item or the overall value of the collection.
Once the collection has been received by us we get to work Valuing each item . We take time to individually price and grade recording depending on its age , collectability and condition.
We find this to be the fairest most accurate way to process a collection.
Upon completion of our grading and valuation process we will contact you regarding the total value of the collection and forward payment.
We will take the time to individually price and grade each recording depending on its condition, age collectability and value, we find this to be the fairest and accurate way to process a collection.