Carolina Soul weekly offering: all 900+ album auctions ending on Sunday and Monday come from the collection of the late Rick Sutton of South Carolina. A lifelong musician and collector, Rick worked for two decades as the buyer at an influential record shop in the Carolinas. His collecting interests were varied and deep, with Jazz and Rock being the genres that he gravitated towards the most. Each genre in his collection includes the obscure and underground, the classic and well known, and even the exotic and humorous. As examples, you'll see many by Sun Ra, whom he knew personally, an extensive selection by John Coltrane, and several groupings from artists like Esquivel and Les Baxter. A final note: the condition of nearly all of these is VG+ or better. To browse this week's special selection, click here, and check back with us in the coming weeks as we auction more records from Rick's collection.
|Pressing features:||US pressing, original pressing|
|Vinyl grade:|| VG++, very light label wear |
ⓘ Visual grade of vinylScroll down to see grading scale
|Cover type/grade:||plain sleeve with paste-on front, G+, 7-inch bottom seam split, 2-inch top right corner split, light corner bumps & creases, track list taped on back|
|Other contents:||track listing insert|
|Sealed||Jacket sealed shut in shrink wrap; disc sold ungraded or "as is".|
|NM||Appears unplayed and will bear no marks, sleeve scuffs, or scratches. We seldom use this grade.|
|VG++||May have one or two visible imperfections (i.e. sleeve scuffs, faint scratches, or other superficial marks) that will not affect play.|
|VG+||A few visible imperfections. These may include sleeve scuffs, light scratches, or other superficial marks.|
|VG||Same imperfections found on VG+ records but in slightly greater numbers. Records graded VG and above will typically not have any scratches that are deep enough to be felt with a fingernail.|
|VG-||A number of visible imperfections; the presence of a considerable number of light scratches will force a VG- grade, as will the presence of significant isolated defects such as scratches deep enough to be felt with a fingernail.|
|G||Pervasive imperfections of varying degrees including both light scratches and scratches deep enough to be felt with a fingernail. G+ and G- are used to indicate stronger and weaker copies within this range.|
All records are visually graded by our experienced staff, using a bright lamp and a well-calibrated turntable.
|USA||Canada/Mexico||Asia/Oceania||Rest Of World|
|LPs/12"s/78s||$5.00 for 1st; $0.50 per additional||$16.00 for 1st; $5.00 per additional||$23.00 for 1st; $5.00 per additional||$23.00 for 1st; $5.00 per additional|
|45s||$5.00 for 1st; $0.50 per additional||$13.00 for 1st; $1.00 per additional||$18.00 for 1st; $1.00 per additional||$15.00 for 1st; $1.00 per additional|
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