Are old 45s worth anything? For example old Beatles or Elvis 45s.
Does anyone know whether or not old 45s are worth anything, especially like the Beatles and/or Elvis 45s? Thank you for answering.
Yes, Faith Reaper, they very well may be. You should Google "Music World Records" and see if you can get some research on what they might be worth. They are located in North Carolina.
Dear Faith. This newspaper article lists the top fifty most collectible vinyl albums:-
www.telegraph.co.uk/…usic/music-news/ … op...There is also the world's first online valuation service,but they charge:-www.valuemyrecords.com/ Also try e-bay. Thank you very much.
Be sure to do a little research before selling them -> see what the same records are going for in stores and online. Shops will pay 50% of retail value since they need to pay their overhead; whatever you do, don't get conned into thinking they're worthless.
Condition is very important... the record and/or sleeve should be in good shape.
Here is the bottom line: Any collectible in the end is worth what someone is willing to pay for it. Of course supply and demand dictate the market. That being said, the condition on vinyl is THE most important thing, if the LP or 45 is unplayable "all scratched up" then it could indeed be worthless.
On a rarer title, you could still see value on a lesser condition item, especially on a picture sleeve, someone may buy something just for the sleeve to replace a poor condition one they already have.
Hold the vinyl up to the brightest light possible, you would be amazed at how many marks can be exposed. If you see any deep marks on the playing surface, gently run your finger over the surface, if you can feel the mark, the needle will likely as well during playback, this is not good, 45's without sleeves are also a hard sell.
Your best bet is to take your items to more than one record shop, they can scrutinize condition, don't be quick to sell though, get a second or third opinion. Be prepared for legitimate low ball offers, with eBay these days, it is a buyers market for all collectibles unless it's top condition and ultra rare.
Remember condition is everything, mint condition is top dollar, poor condition could mean 5% of book value, and honestly those books or price guides are worthless in today's world, eBay and Discogs are a much better real time gauge of selling prices.
Hello darkprinceofjazz, thank you so much for your insightful and detailed answer here. I love your hubber name too. I will keep all of this in mind. I am not sure my husband is willing to part with any, but just wanted to find out just in case.
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