How can you tell if a vinyl record is rare?

Label Variations One is worth $10; one is worth $10,000! A significant factor in determining a vinyl record’s value is the label on the record itself. A given album or single might have been released with several different labels on the disc itself, even among releases by the same record company.

What are some rare vinyl records?

Here are eight valuable and rare vinyl records that you might stumble upon at your next estate sale.

  • The Beatles – Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (boxed set reissue, 1982)
  • Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin (limited early pressing with turquoise lettering, 1969)
  • The Beatles – The White Album.

What vinyl singles are worth money?

40 vinyl records worth a fortune today

  • Led Zeppelin, Led Zeppelin (1969)
  • Miles Davis, Kind of Blue (1959)
  • The Who, The Who Sell Out (1967)
  • Nirvana, Bleach (1989)
  • XTC — Science Friction (1977)
  • David Bowie — The Prettiest Star (1973)
  • ABBA — Hova’s Vittne (1981)
  • The Quarrymen — That’ll Be the Day (1981)

Why is vinyl so expensive?

Vinyl records are very expensive to produce as the production has multiple steps that are all expensive, both in labor and materials. They need to use expensive materials like master lacquer, nickel solution, etc which adds up.

What vinyl albums are valuable?

10 of the world’s most valuable vinyl records.

  • The Beatles – The Beatles (The White Album)
  • Sex Pistols – God Save The Queen / No Feeling.
  • Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody / I’m In Love With My Car.
  • Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin.
  • Ozzy Osbourne: Diary of A Mad Man (Unicef)
  • Pink Floyd – The Dark Side of The Moon.
  • Nirvana – Bleach.
  • Is it OK to touch a vinyl record?

    Only hold the vinyl record at its outer edges, thereby avoiding the possibility of your body oils transferring onto the vinyl’s surface. If you touch the record’s surface, you increase the risk of getting dirt on the record and damaging it unnecessarily.

    Are old 45 vinyl records worth anything?

    Rock and roll and R&B 45s with picture sleeves that were pressed in the 1950’s have a value of at least $10, with many being valued at more than $100. EPs were only made in the 50’s and 60’s. Rock and roll and R&B 45s with the cardboard sleeves are worth at least $20, with many being worth more than $200.

    What is the rarest 45?

    John Tefteller wins the world’s rarest Sun 45 for $10,000 and it’s STILL a steal at that price!

    What makes a rare vinyl record more valuable?

    Rarity of record – Think about vinyl records like baseball cards. The more rare they are, the better chance they have of being valuable. Is the record sealed? – Since condition of records matter, it makes sense that those that have never been opened or played would be worth more. Do you have any signed records?

    Who are some famous people with vinyl records?

    Some artists tend to have a longtime following, while others are popular only while they are actively recording. With the former, such as Elvis Presley, Pink Floyd, blues singer Robert Johnson, or the Beatles, many of their records remain both valuable and highly collectible long after they stopped recording or even after their deaths.

    Where is the best place to buy vinyl records?

    “You can still occasionally find bargains at your local flea market (but you really have to know your records),” Wade says. “Ebay is, of course, hugely popular and will normally be cheaper than buying through a record shop.

    How to create a list of vinyl records?

    Select if the record is a Test Press, Promo Copy or Reissue and include any details if it is limited or numbered. …and if that is not enough, there is more! Searching and advanced filtering makes your collection easy to manage. Display your collection in Grid mode, List Mode (with images) or Text List mode (without images).