WHO - CLOSER TO QUEEN MARY TMOQ BLUE WAX Orig!
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Directory: Popular Collectibles: Nostalgia: Music: Records: Rock and Roll: Pre 1980: item # 1195215
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Fiona Kenny Antiques
P.O. Box 11
Thorold, Ontario, Canada L2V 3Y7
A rare original and early 1971 pressing of this must have for the Who collector. Trade Mark of Quality is famous for being one of the earliest of the "Underground" record labels. This copy has the original orange matte finish jacket, the rubber stamp title, the original orange TRADE MARK OF QUALITY pig sticker, and the original 11 x 8-1/2" title slick. A true original in superb barely played condition. Info can be found on Bootlegpedia. NOTES:
-COVER: SLEEVE: 9 four small cnrbmps STICKER: 10 MINT SLICK: 8 cr, glue residue Note - slick glued to sleeve probably after purchase
-DISC: VISUAL: 9-1/2 vvsl slv scfs dnap AUDIO: near 10 as issued
- LABEL: both 10 MINT as issued
All records are original pressings with all original inserts and sleeves unless noted; each and every flaw or alteration from new is listed and accurately graded, with no need for vague and subjective Goldmine-style gradings, although these will be included for reference. All gradings are visual unless noted; audible spot-play grading (when required) is on high-end equipment. We have been buying and selling music for over 40 years - you can buy with confidence. LP albums are shipped in proper record mailers.
MINT (as issued) is 10, with each post-manufacture flaw subtracted from this rating - slight flaws are 1/2 point each, typical flaws are 1 point each, severe acceptable flaws are 2 points. Please note that factory flaws are listed when applicable however they do not lower the condition ratings. Codes are as follows: min-minor sl-slight vsl-very slight vvsl-very very slight dnap-does not affect play spdlmks-spindle marks coh-cutout hole cr-crease wr-writing imptm-impressed timing totals fc-front cover bc-back cover foc-fold open cover csl-cutout slit smsplt-seam split lbl-label scf-scuff pprscf-paper sleeve scuff (dnap) scr-scratch tr-tear bmp-corner/edge bump rw-ring wear wrp-warp lbllnr-generic label liner lysht-lyric sheet orinnr-original inner sleeve pstr-poster bk-booklet. All records should be cleaned with a Nitty Gritty or other professional cleaner for optimum performance.
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