My friend sold his collection to Gerosa Records in Danbury, CT.
-- Tom Fine
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From: "David Lennick" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Monday, March 27, 2006 7:56 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Encouraging ...
> Tom Fine wrote:
> My friend who says he is "downsizing" his life just sold off his LP
> collection. All in good
> condition, a lot of audiophile pressings, mostly rock but plenty of jazz
> (at least what's left
> I had a freebie day) and a smattering of classical. He got $4500 for the
> pile. Definitely less
> he paid, by a long shot, but remember he collected for 30+ years and he at
> first considered
> dropping the whole van-full of records off at the local library. So there
> IS still some value in
> them thar piles of olde vinyl. The buyer will undoubtedly make more than
> he paid selling
> them one by
> one on ebone.
> -- Tom Fine
> And on the other side of the coin, I've been asked to help a dying collector
> who has what I'd
> call a gorgeous collection of mostly classical LPs....about 20,000 discs and
> all "good ones".
> He'd like to see the collection stay intact. So far, every Canadian library
> and university he's
> tried has turned him down. A dealer may be the next step.