So, Kurt, what do you think his stock is worth?
> Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2010 11:08:17 -0500
> From: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] music man murray record collection & Murray Gershenz,
> To: [log in to unmask]
> At 12:23 PM 8/18/2010, you wrote:
> >The point differentiating "stock" from "collection" is well-taken in
> >this case. To my knowledge, Murray as never been anything but a
> >shopkeeper. He has no private collection to my knowledge and really
> >isn't all that concerned with the finer points of discographical
> >research as are serious collectors. He never worked hard to make his
> >a better business. He just opened his doors and expected to sell his
> >schlock for whatever ridiculous prices he posted on them. He has
> >been reviled in L.A. for decades as being a grumpy, mean, brusque,
> >and difficult person.
> I can't speak to anyone else's experience, but I've known Murray for
> years and have gotten some great records from him at very fair
> prices. We've always gotten along very well, and I've enjoyed my
> visits to his shop and his home. I will agree with Cary on one point,
> however. His old shop on Santa Monica Blvd was definitely in a dicey
> area. One day while I was inside haggling with Murray, someone broke
> into my truck and stole my briefcase!
> Kurt Nauck
> c/o Nauck's Vintage Records
> 22004 Sherrod Ln.
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