Here it is, without a doubt, one of the most sought after and collectible records of all time - a 100% genuine and original copy of the legendary God Save The Queen by the SEX PISTOLS b/w No Feeling(s) on A&M Records, 1977, catalogue number AMS7284.
Possibly one of the rarest records in the world, this is the definitive SEX PISTOLS collectors item. What makes this particular copy SO special is that it is ONE OF ONLY 9 COPIES (or 12...depending on who you believe!) that were handed to long-serving A&M executives as a golden handshake when Polygram closed their London A&M office in 1998. The record is supplied complete with its original brown card mailer, including the black/white/silver A&M address label listing the executive's name...and her phone number!
The record is GUARANTEED to be 100% GENUINE and comes with full provenance. Also included in the sale, are copies of Record Collector Magazine from June 2002 and August 2003 which feature the definitive (14 pages!) history of this record. The record, A&M die-cut sleeve and card mailer are all in MINT CONDITION.
PLEASE NOTE - This auction was withdrawn by eBay on the 19th February because it was "in breach of eBay's Circumvention of eBay Fees policy". In the original (withdrawn) advert I stated that the buyer would be responsible for the payment of PayPal fees - apparently this isn't allowed! This is why the record is now being re-advertised. If anyone wants to verify this with eBay before they bid, the withdrawn item number was 4837430103.
Bid with confidence - I have a 100% feedback profile and take great care with packaging. Payment to be made in full within 7 days of close of auction - if payment is not received, I reserve the right to withdraw the record from sale. Buyer is responsible for payment of all postage and insurance costs. Payment can be made by either PayPal (no extra charge!), Bankers Draft or UK personal cheque - allow 5 working days to clear.
Keep checking back for my other auctions - I'm selling my complete collection, amassed over the last 30 years, which includes some super rare punk vinyl and collectibles. This auction, which will be spread over several weeks, will include amongst others 1) a super-rare genuine original 1977 ex/ex copy of the SEX PISTOLS / JAM split EP - 'Punk Rock for the Punk Rocker' - from Thailand on the Express Songs label; 2) NEVER MIND THE BOLLOCKS by THE SEX PISTOLS complete with original promo poster, sticker and 7" Submission; 3) an original BELGIAN EMI copy of Anarchy In The UK by the SEX PISTOLS from 1976 in absolutely stunning condition; 4) a substantial UNDERTONES collection, including acetates and test pressings; 5) super rare European & Japanese SEX PISTOLS singles and albums; 6) a selection of very hard to find original JAPANESE punk vinyl albums.
On 21-Feb-06 at 08:48:14 GMT, seller added the following information:
I've had a few emails about eBay's decision to remove this item from sale the first time it was advertised. To reassure all prospective bidders the following is an extract from eBay's email to me - the ref. no. on the email is LS&2362 JM7596519. I can GUARANTEE that this is not a 'second' copy - this is the genuine original article.
Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2006 20:58:35 PST
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