May 21, 2020
Start Date: May 21, 2019
Final Price: $299.99 (USD)
Seller Feedback: 2322
Buyer Feedback: 27
LP DESCRIPTION: 1977 ORIGINAL MASTER RECORDING This auction is for a VERY RARE pressing of Jethro Tull“Aqualung” Catalog #MFSL 1-061 . The LP and Jacket are Factory sealed. This pressing is considered by many to be among the finest EVER! This is an ABSOLUTE MUST HAVE for all audiophile and music lovers, who cherish outstanding music with equally outstanding sound!
ABOUT ME: I have been selling vinyl records in South Florida for the past thirty years, and all of my customers have been extremely satisfied with my records. I specialize in Audiophile LP’s, Half-Speeds, Japanese Pressings, Direct-To-Discs, & very rare & hard to find LP's. I take pride in myself in personally auditioning each LP on my world-class, reference level audio system.
I grade my vinyls using goldmine's visual grading guidelines as follows, but I "play grade" all of my open records to its entirety on my system; the only true way to grade an LP is to play it.
MINT: Absolutely perfect in every way. Never been played or still sealed.
NEAR MINT (NM): A nearly perfect record. Vinyl shows no obvious signs of wear. LP jacket has no creases, folds, seam splits, or any other similar defects, and no cutout holes. Basically a NM looks and feels new.
VERY GOOD+ (VG+): A Very Good Plus record will show some signs that it was played and otherwise handled but previous owner(s) took good care of it. Vinyl surface may have some slight signs of wear that doesn't effect playback. Slight warps that does not effect the sound are OK. The label may show some very light wear or discoloration & the center hole will not be misshapen.
VERY GOOD (VG): Many of the flaws in a VG+ record will be more pronounced in a VG disc. Surface noise will be evident upon playing but will not over power the music. Groove wear & light scratches will be evident. Labels may be marred by writing, tape or stickers. Same is true of the sleeve & jacket cover.
GOOD & GOOD PLUS (G & G+): Good doesn't mean bad. A record in good or good plus condition may be put on to a turntable and will play through without skipping, but will have significant surface noise & scratches. A jacket or sleeve will have seam or splits or tape writing, ring wear or other flaws.
POOR & FAIR (P & F): These types of records, I would never grade nor sell.
SHIPPING: I ship records worldwide & only use high quality shipping materials with the vinyl LP outside the jacket to prevent seam splits (unless sealed). The method of payment is PayPal ONLY & the payment should be processed within 5 days from the closing of the auction.
Domestic Priority Mail: $8.00 ($2 each additional LP) Media Mail $4.00 ($1 each additional LP) Canada $9.00 for 1st LP ($4 each additional LP)
International: Will vary depending on the country. Will quote price. Add $5.00 for each LP for combined shipping. Priority Shipping is strongly recommended for LPs costing over $75.00 because Priority Shipping includes a tracking number and free insurance up to $79.00 -- First Class Shipping does not include a tracking number or insurance. Although I have not had any issues with customers not receiving their packages using First Class Shipping.
REFUND POLICY: If you are not satisfied with your purchase, I offer a 100% refund policy, including shipping; BUT I must receive the same LP in the exact condition it was sent in.
*NOTE: Sealed LPS are NON-REFUNDABLE*
I keep a photographic record of each item for everyone's peace of mind.