There is a reason why it is such a massive collection in the first
place-no one wants it for a patently ridiculous price! Does this all
seem vaguely reminiscent to a guy with a warehouse in
Pittsburgh?...Someone needs to tell these guys that we are in the
greatest economic downturn since Black Friday and that whatever you
thought you had and how much you (wildly) imagined it was worth, things
ain't what they used to be.
On 8/18/10 1:42 AM, Michael Biel wrote:
> It is interesting that both these postings and the article and TV
> piece all refer to the stock of a retail store as a "collection".
> Over on the 78-L there have been comments from several who have been
> customers and know this shop well that the prices he asked were too
> high, and even the reduced price he is now asking for the whole stock
> is still too high considering that it has been pawed thru by thousands
> of collectors for 50 years. I suppose that if your prices are too
> high, a store's "stock" becomes a "collection"!
> On 8/16/2010 7:22 PM, Rod Smear wrote:
>>> This came up in today's LA times article about a local gentleman
>>> here who is looking to unload his masssive collection. Apparently
>>> from edison cylinders to LP's. Don't know if anyone might be
>>> interested or know someone or organization willing to buy
>>> collection. Sorry i don't have a link. I guess google LA times Music
>>> Man Murray records? Rod Smear
> Here's the link.
>> From: Gerald Segall<[log in to unmask]>
>> Murray Gershenz, (aka "Music Man Murray"), after having amassed a
>> lifetime of rare and collectible 45s, 78s, vinyl LPs, and CDs, is
>> sadly selling his entire collection's contents, for any prospective
>> buyer interested in these hard-to-find musical treasures. As news
>> anchor Glen Walker of KTLA News remarks, "...building a music library
>> that attracted those who made the music." If only a public, college,
>> or university library could acquire such a precious collection for
>> the benefit of use by all music lovers, patrons, music students,
>> music scholars, and historians.