July 18, 2021
Start Date: July 11, 2021
Final Price: £180.00 (GBP)
Bid Count: 15
Seller Feedback: 6124
Buyer Feedback: 341
BENNIE MOTEN’S KANSAS CITY ORCH ‘ELEPHANT’S WOBBLE/CRAWDAD BLUES’ 1923 OKEH 78!
ARTIST & TITLES: BENNIE MOTEN’S KANSAS CITY ORCH - ‘ELEPHANT’S WOBBLE/ CRAWDAD BLUES'
ISSUE: OKEH 8100
CONDITION: E- OVERALL: SLIGHTLY ROUGH STARTS CLEAR UP VERY QUICKLY TO E-. NOTE: THIS NEEDS A VERY SMALL STYLUS FOR OPTIMUM SOUND - 0025” OR SMALLER
COMMENTS: CLASSIC KANSAS CITY JAZZ - BENNIE MOTEN’S FIRST RECORD, 1923 - CLEANER THAN MOST COPIES YOU SEE!
Important information for Bidders…
SAVE ON POSTAGE - BUY MORE RECORDS! We always combine the shipping costs on multiple items to save you money! We can ship 6 10-inch 78 rpm records in the UK for the same price as one, and overseas savings can be substantial! Here are some examples (Standard Untracked postage - Tracking is Extra)…
Europe - 1 10” 78 - £12.15 / 6 - 78s - £16.50
USA - 1 10” 78 - £23.50 / 6 - 78s - 35.70
Canada/Japan/China - 1 10” - 78 - £18.50 / 6 - 78s - £27.80
Even greater saving can be made for parcels of 10+ records!
We're also happy to hold items for a larger parcel provided they are paid for.
If you win more than one item IGNORE eBay's automated invoice and wait for an invoice from us which will show the combined shipping total.
VERY IMPORTANT - PLEASE NOTE!! International shipping prices DO NOT include tracking or insurance! Please request a quote if required. The maximum compensation that Royal Mail will pay out for uninsured lost or damaged overseas parcels is £20 per parcel. Please note that we are not liable for any loss or damage in transit unless insurance to the full declared value of the items is taken - this adds approx. £5 to the shipping total. Please bear this in mind before paying for your item. Please also bear in mind that as of 1/1/21 we will have to declare the value of parcels shipped to the EU. We are happy to declare a figure of your choice, but please remember that compensation for any subsequent loss or damage will be restricted to the declared value.
Do you like top quality pre-war Jazz, Blues, Hot Dance Band and European Jazz 78s? Then don’t miss our regular Auctions and Set Price Sales at the Mark Berresford Rare Records website. We also have 1000s of top quality 78s and associated ephemera in stock, and over 1000 78s to browse through at Matlock Antiques Centre in Derbyshire.
GRADING. The international standard VJM Record Grading Code is used for all 78s and LPs - for the definitive guide to grading 78s and LPs and how to use the VJM grading system, visit the Vintage Jazz Mart website. The condition of all our items is Guaranteed and all Photographs and Paper material are original prints, not modern reproductions unless clearly stated.We ship Worldwide - Postage and Packaging charged at cost.
PACKING & SHIPPING. We professionally pack in custom-made heavy duty boxes - not a pizza box or one picked out of a supermarket trashpile - read our Feedback to see what real customers think about the quality of our packing! Multiple items are always combined, so the more you buy the cheaper the unit cost for shipping! We live in a remote rural community and only visit the Post Office once or twice a week, so parcels may take slightly longer to arrive.
We have been selling 78 rpm Records, Cylinders, Gramophones, Books, and other fragile items by post for over 40 years, with thousands of satisfied customers worldwide - see our Feedback and read what other customers say about our grading, packing and prompt shipping.