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I would imagine that the massive 500-page book and slipcases will weigh so
much that the CD cases are a negligible fraction of the total weight!

Dave Weiner

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From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
[mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Thomas Stern
Sent: Tuesday, August 21, 2012 10:13 PM
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Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Black Europe update - questions

I second the questions.
The cost is a lot to pay in one payment - any installment options?
I'm hoping that price includes shipping.
Assuming there are a reasonable number of purchasers in the US, it would
make sense
to send the sets minus jewel cases, via surface or "book bag" inexpensive
freight (rather than
air ship to each subscriber - those costs are very high).  Have a US based
agent then ship MEDIA rate
to each subscriber.
I would love to have the set, but getting the bucks a challenge!
Thanks!
Best wishes, Thomas.

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Sent: Tuesday, August 21, 2012 9:51 PM
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Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Black Europe update - questions


Thanks Rainer At least now we have a dates and "floating" price (well for  
US folks). Today the 499 euros comes to $629 US.
 
It is not clear as to the # which will be made and it looks like it's an  
advance purchase with payment due when the set is ordered, right?
 
BTW, the link you gave was to the Gallery. The images there have stars due  
to "votes". What are the votes for, if I might ask.
 
I have another question that I couldn't find answer to looking at all the  
new material on the BE site: There is mention of MOVIES being included. Yet 
it  is a 40 CD set. Will there be a DVD among the discs or are all CD?
 
The graphics do look great!
 
And I can't find the SHIPPING costs since they are always extra and when  
you ADD the item to a Shopping cart it has all the words in German. 
 
Thanks! I'm sure others would like these answers too.
 
 
Steve Ramm
 
 
 
 
In a message dated 8/21/2012 4:14:57 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time,  
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I am  happy to confirm that publication is now scheduled for spring 2013.  
Pre-publication subscription is now available  online.
http://www.black-europe.com/index.php/gallery