Monday, January 2, 2012

Vinyl Records Top 5 eBay Sales Week Ending 12/31/2011

The private press funk treasure from John Heartsman gets the top spot on this lackluster week. The week after Christmas can be low-key, but watch for the weeks from early January through Valentine's day to test the economic resilience of vinyl in 2012. As filmmaker Jeanie Finlay points out in her acclaimed documentary "Sound It Out", record collecting is primarily a men's pre-occupation.

And I declare that as men most of us never get what we want for Christmas - socks, ties, hand-made chotchkies from our kids. We must sneak in our true material desires in the zone between New Years and Valentine's Day.

1. LP - John Heartsman And Circles "Music Of My Heart" Private - $3,250.00

2. LP - Hank Mobley "self-titled" Blue Note 1560 Original Pressing - $2,480.00

3. 45 - Ellipsis "People" / "Gregory Moore" Briarmeade - $2,462.00

4. LP - The Beatles "Yesterday And Today" 1st State Butcher Cover Mono - $2,300.09

5. 45 - Nirvana "Love Buzz" 533/1000 Sub Pop - $2,306.70

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