Columbia SAX-2404 Herbert Von KARAJAN – PROMENADE CONCERT **Turquoise/Silver**
Title: Herbert Von KARAJAN – Philharmonia PROMENADE CONCERT *Turquoise/Silver Label*
Label: Columbia SAX-2404 Pressing Made in Gt. Britain
Condition: Record: VG++ (visually-graded only)
Condition: Jacket: VG++ (Original inner-sleeve included)
Description: A monstrous Von Karajan original (turquoise & silver) pressing of a variety of favorite marches, overtures and waltzes. It is nearly impossible to find a copy of this 1961 performance in its original form. Nice looking copy with original inner-sleeve. This LP is only visually-graded and has numerous surface scuffs that may or may not affect play back. This original turquoise/silver label pressing is very rare.
Philharmonia Promenade Concert
HERBERT VON KARAJAN
Conducting THE PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA
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Please understand that this record is likely to be 35-50 years old. It is likely to have minor flaws.
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The item listed here is from the personal collection of Michael Hobson who founded Classic Records in 1994 and reissued hundreds of rare and collectible recordings as high quality vinyl pressings. Hobson was a fanatical reissue label owner with a reputation for pursuing the highest quality possible in the mastering, plating, pressing and packaging of Classic Records reissues. In the same fashion Hobson's pursuit of original pressings was equally fanatical in terms of seeking out the best possible copies and pressings of the legendary records Classic Records chose to reissue over more than 17 years before being sold to Acoustic Sounds. Many of the records from Hobson's collection are the copies used to compare to the original master tapes during the mastering and cutting process involved in the hundreds of Classic reissues. These copies, certified to have come directly from Michael Hobson's collection, offer a unique opportunity to own a piece of Classic Record's history which will likely grow in collectability and value over time.
All items from Michael Hobson's personal collection will ship with a letter of authenticity signed by Michael Hobson.
(most records are play-graded, and if so indicated above, and have been graded by a sampling of the beginning of both sides of the record)
Still Sealed/New: Never opened...still in original shrinkwrap and brand new....any tears in the shrinkwrap will be noted in description.
NM : Played once or twice, no flaws, but a remote ever-so-slight amount of that shiny luster may be gone. Jacket will be virtually flawless, slightest signs of wear, maybe one bumped corner, or a hint of edge wear. Shrinkwrap, if still on, may have some stickers on it or minor tearing.
VG++: (eBay equivalent: EX) Record may have some marks (very, very light scratching or some light sleeve scuffing) that may sound briefly in a quieter passage. The jacket may have the very lightest signs of ring wear, some light corner or edge wear, maybe an old price sticker or two, that should peel off with the proper guidance.
VG+: Record will have some light marks (light scratches and light sleeve scuffs), and it might make an occasional pop or crackle in parts, but will not even come close to overwhelming the listening experience. Still a very desirable grade.. As for the jacket, it will start to show more signs of wear than a VG++ jacket, the ring wear may be slightly more evident, the edge wear or corner wear may be more defined as well.
VG: Record may have several scratches and scuffs, though aside from some popping and crackling, will still be an enjoyable listen. No skips here. The jacket will have far more wear than the previous grades, such as: edge wear to the point of some seam splitting(the kind that can be repaired with tape or other means), ring wear(not terrible, but still distracting from the image), edge and corner wear, minor writing or a few stickers, or other similar defects.
VG- : Not terrible, usually represents 1 or 2 "ugly" marks or scratches, might be a little sketchy in a few spots, other than that would fair as a VG record. The jacket will show significant wear - ring wear, seam splits(still should be able to be taped up for repair), some writing and/or stickers, edge and corner wear, or other similar defects.
Good/Fair/Poor: Filler only, not recommended for listening.
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