Andromeda Selftitled Debut Lp Rca Victor 1969 Uk 1st Press

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Hi, and welcome to psychout auctions

I ve collected 50 s, 60 s, and early 70 s records of almost every genre - Psych, Prog, Psychedelic Funk, Soul, Rhythm n Blues, Pop, Folk, Garage, Acid, Freakbeat, Rock, Jazz e.t.c and everything in between for all my life Obviously, 90 of the LP s I ve ever gotten hold of are completely trashed from the hard living ways and the rock n roll, drug and booze fuelled debauchery of all the wild parties of the times, but the golden 10 ? Reluctantly, I ve decided to offer them to all of you serious record collectors out there I m currently trying to set up a record label so unfortunately personal sacrifices have to be made when it comes to my collection, resulting in GREAT benefits for all you shrewd bidders and serious connosieurs of TRUE solid gold music history out there Make no mistake, I ll try my best to consistently offer some of the VERY BEST records available on ebay, many which have taken me YEARS to find

I aim to put a weekly batch up time permitting every Wednesday, all timed to end 10 days later on Saturday night. I ll only ever offer THE BEST, MOST AMAZING, MOST IMPORTANT, VERY RAREST UK 1ST PRESS ORIGINAL RELEASE RECORDS I ve got I won t insult you with later 2nd pressings unless they are of exceptional quality and rarity. I m sure you love good music as much as me, especially when it s a 1st Press LP, direct from the master tape, as the musicians intended it to be heard none of this digitally remastered ,weak reissued, remixed rubbish from hired hands with one eye on the mixing desk and the other on the clock If these session men really knew how genius should sound, surely they would ve been geniuses themselves? There will only ever be one Hendrix, and that s just a tiny example .

I try to be one of the best sellers on ebay and would like to thank all of you potential bidders for your support and taste in music I strictly grade all LP s I list, visually and sonically using the UK RRPG standards as customer satisfaction is highly important to me, and I ll always do my very best not to let you down. Be sure to add me to your favourite sellers list and check my auctions frequently as i ll be listing some gems that you just WON T want to miss out on

I think that s everything, so let the auction commence

Title : Andromeda - Selftitled Debut

Label year : Original RCA Victor SF 8031 LP , UK Stereo 1969 IMPOSSIBLY RARE 1st Press One of the VERY RAREST AND BEST prog/psych LP s of all time

Matrix s : Side A : XGBS 0093 - 2E , Side B : XGBS 0094 - 2E EARLIEST EVER


About : Ultra Rare Original 1969 UK 1st Press This MASSIVELY RARE LP initially sold barely anything LP s were also really expensive to most people back then and therefore had a very small run, and is INCREDIBLY HARD TO FIND, especially in this condition AN absolute classic LP from this incredible band An astonishing album that really DESERVES to be in EVERY serious 60 s / 70 s record collection Don t miss out on this MEGA RARE LP If you like good music, bid now

The LP :

Labels :

Classic UK 1st Press Orange RCA Victor labels Both sides are FANTASTIC with minimal signs of age, NO writing, NO stickers, and NO tears whatsoever Just has a small amount of ultra light spindle marks from general careful light use over the years AWESOME for a 51 year old record Both must grade overall at least as Very Good

Record : Visual -

Spectacular Original 1969 UK 1st Press Vinyl Nice bright, clean and shiny as if it was just pressed Fantastic jet black mirror like surfaces, it looks BRILLIANT with NO nasty scratches, groovewear, or nasty deep scuffs whatsoever The only blemishes are just a few totally non-sounding mild cosmetic paper scuffs, a light bag rash effect from storage and a few of the lightest, wispy sleeve traces/cleaning lines only visible in strong angled light and only a few ULTRA light non sounding hairlines mostly from where it has sat or been removed from it s cover over the years Of course, none of these light blemishes interfere with smoothness of play AT ALL GREAT for a record of this age and rarity Must grade overall at least as Good graded STRICTLY to the UK RRPG standards, not overgraded AT ALL Customer satisfaction is of 100 importance to me

Record : Audio -

Thankfully, it plays AMAZINGLY with fantastic stereo separation and clarity It really sounds incredible with NO hisses, hops, distortion, skips OR sticks Only has a few light ticks here and there on occasions with low level bluesman s fag static crackle surface noise on quieter sections and between tracks e.t.c, but it doesn t overshadow the music at all I d even argue it gives it added soul mostly buried by the music - more prominent at the start and gets quieter as the sides progress A hugely enjoyable listen - The music is TRULY loud and clear with that depth, warmth, and bass you can only get from a UK 1st Press GREAT for a record of this age and rarity Must grade overall audiably as Very Good graded STRICTLY to the UK RRPG standards, not trashed or overgraded AT ALL Customer satisfaction is of 100 importance to me

Sleeve :

Original UK 1969 1st press front laminated sleeve complete with original unsplit inner IMPOSSIBLE to find this sleeve in anything approaching a good condition - most are spent, torn and worn due to age and the lifestyles of the buyers of this particular LP This one is NOT, and looks BRILLIANT, especially considering the nature of these fragile sleeves NO writing, NO graffiti, NO seam splits, NO really bad marks AT ALL, and still ultra strong and solid after all these years This sleeve only has a few signs of usual mild ageing such as a small amount of ultra light creases and a light touch of a record imprint, only some light age toning and minor rubbing to parts of the still bright and clean unlaminated back minimal and nothing drastic whatsoever - NO coffee cup stains, ugly grubbiness, writing, graffiti or anything like that at all , a touch of denting to the four corners which basically ALL vintage LP s have, and POSSIBLY just to be sure one or two other minor signs of age here and there, though nothing that really stands out to note at all And that s truly about it I tend to bring it down by emphasizing the negatives, but this remains a brilliant sleeve the iconic pictures look AWESOME , and a TRUE rarity to find one as awesome as this - most have been virtually destroyed or are just about being held together, but not this one It remains ultra strong, solid, unsplit and unspoilt, and even the spine remains ultra strong, solid, unsplit and 100 readable Must grade overall at least as Very Good graded STRICTLY to the UK RRPG standards, not trashed or overgraded AT ALL Customer satisfaction is of 100 importance to me

Summary : A BRILLIANT example of this OUTRAGEOUSLY RARE classic original 1969 UK 1st Press LP Hard to find in ANY condition, but SERIOUSLY RARE TO FIND ONE AS TRULY AWESOME AS THIS YOU WILL NEVER GET THE CHANCE AGAIN, so don t miss out on this scarce opportunity to own a true piece of 60 s/70 s music history Bid now

Please take a look at all my other auctions for many other ultra rare classic LPs, and feel free to contact me with any questions you may have. Thanks again for looking, it s truly appreciated Cheers

I ve realized that most countries have their own unique grading system. I base mine strictly on the UK RRPG grading system occasionally with a or a - to indicate the higher and lower ends of the grade, though I only use these if i m having real trouble deciding , so please check their chart for further clarity if you are unsure of what my grades mean. As a general rule, a mint record will be 100 perfect, an excellent record will be in fantastic clean condition with the occasional mild mark and minor use from the years, and a very good record will have noticeable, yet light visual markings and obvious signs of age and use, but will still remain clean with relatively light wear and will play fantastically well with plenty of life remaining in it. I very rarely offer records below the very good region unless they are of an EXCEPTIONAL rarity and playing quality...I hope this helps

Postage and packing UK bidders will be 5.99 signed for for the first item, 2.00 for every item after that. Europe buyers, postage is 14.99 signed for for the first item, 3.00 for every item after that. Rest of the world buyers, postage is 19.99 signed for for the first item, 3.00 for every item after that orders over 30 need to be sent signed for . Contact is expected to be made within a day, and payment expected within 3 days of the auction ending, otherwise you may lose priority over the item and it may be offered second chance to the under bidder or relisted e.t.c. Contact is king UK bidders, I accept paypal or postal orders. International bidders, I accept Paypal or Bank Transfer Unfortunately, I cant accept any other internet payment other than paypal. Please PLEASE get in touch via the ebay messaging system rather than opening a case if there s any kind of problem, I will do my very best to sort it out.

Please just ask if you have any questions or if you require further information. The photos below are of the genuine item, apologies for the occasional blurryness or glare from the light in some of them. If you would like further pictures or details, please ask.

If you are not happy with your item, please let me know within 3 days. I pride myself on my 100 feedback so if there are any problems, I will do my very best to sort them out.

All my auctions start from a bare minimum price, so there is always plenty of opportunity for a bargain

Please check my other auctions for many more of the rarest, most awesome Vinyl Record items ever

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