[78-L] Rolling Stones question ^

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"Rolling Stones (All Roll Home" - Henry Burr; Victor record


From: "Steven C. Barr" <stevenc at interlinks.net>
Sent: Saturday, March 06, 2010 10:45 PM
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Subject: Re: [78-L] Rolling Stones question ^

> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Kristjan Saag" <saag at telia.com>
>> David Lennick wrote:
>> > I know, not much 78 content here, but the requester is a long-time 78
>> collector
>> > who doesn't know much about this here new-fangled rockin' roll,
>> especially by
>> > these old farts. He has a cassette box set of the Rolling Stones 
>> > Singles
>> > Collection and wants to know if it has any value. My guess would be,
>> only to an
>> > absolute fanatic Stones collector who has to have the stuff in every
>> format.
>> ---
>> First: "only an absolute fanatic Stones collector" practically means a
>> few thousand of them. Which also means: most things related to Stones,
>> Beatles, Elvis, Springsteen etc are collectables.
>> Cassettes weren't listed in the British "Record Collector Price Guide"
>> ten years ago, but I think they are now. But, like with everything else,
>> value is dependent on condition and, quoting the Record Collector's
>> website:
>> "As a general rule CD's and Cassettes either play perfectly - inwhich
>> case they are in Mint condition - or they don't, in which case their
>> value is minimal. Cassette tape is liable to deteriorate with age, even
>> if it remains unplayed, so care should be taken when buying old tapes."
>> So your collector friend ought, perhaps, to check some price lists
>> before throwing the stuff out.
>> Here's to give him an idea of what prices can be:
>> http://www.hotplatters.com/hotPlatters_2006/other/CASSETTE.html
> I USED to own (and may still...?!) an LP-based Rolling Stones "set"
> which contained most or all of their hits of the 60's and possibly later.
> Picked it up (for listening purposes) at, IIRC, some "thrift store" for
> a buck or two...!
> Steven C. Barr
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