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We will travel to Tan Hills in Durham to buy your Rare Records, CDs and Pop Memorabilia and we are buying in all of the following local Tan Hills areas below.

Including all of the Durham boroughs and district areas Darlington, County Durham, Hartlepool.

To see a list of all the other towns in Durham we buy from click here.

Here are just a few examples of what we buy :

Records – vinyl LPs, 7-inch & 12-inch singles, EPs, 33 RPM, 45 RPM, Picture Discs, Coloured Vinyls, Test Pressings, Acetates, Demos and Promo/Promotional Items Compact Discs – CD Singles, CD/DVD singles, Limited Editions, 3” CD singles, Boxed Sets, 33 1/3 RPM, 78 RPM

Pop Memorabilia – Autographs, Guitars, Picks, Display Items, Photographs, Sheet Music, Vintage Clothing, handwritten lyrics, set lists, tour itinerary, stage props & costumes, paper goods, paintings, sketches, art, concert programmes, concert posters, tickets & stubbs, press kits, photographs, scrap books, Genesis Publications, Osiris, Hapshash & the Coloured Coat, Michael English, Ringo Or Robin, ROR, Apple Boutique items and anything interesting, unusual or downright weird.

Gold, Silver & Platinum Record Awards – Certified BPI, RIAA, IFPI or SNEP, authentic in-house variants, Grammy, Ivor Novello, ASCAP, publishing, plaques, shields, trophies, certificates & citations

Original 60s & 70s vinyl record pressings by The Beatles, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Marc Bolan / T-Rex, David Bowie, Eric Clapton / Cream, Bob Dylan, Elvis Presley, Fleetwood Mac, Genesis, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Queen, Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Velvet Underground, The Who, Neil Young, Frank Zappa and thousands more always required.

Jazz vinyl LPs by Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Dave Brubeck, Paul Gonsalves, Herbie Hancock, Art Pepper, Tina Brooks, Thelonious Monk, Jackie McLean, Shelly Manne, Sonny Clark, Cannonball Adderley, Sonny Stitt, Zoot Simms, Kenny Drew, Duke Pearson, Dexter Gordon, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Don Ellis, Lennie Niehaus, Kenny Clarke, Francy Boland, Donald Byrd, Hank Mobley, Horace Silver

British Jazz vinyl LPs by Neil Ardley, Gordon Beck, Bill le Sage, Ronnie Ross, Ian Carr, Jeff Clyne, Tony Coe, Mike Cotton, Michael Garrick, Michael Gibbs, Joe Harriott, John Mayer, Tubby Hayes, Allan Holdsworth, John McLaughlin, Harold McNair, Dudley Moore, Dick Morrissey, Mike Osborne, Stan Tracey, Tony Oxley, Don Rendell, Ronnie Scott, Victor Feldman, John Surman, Keith Tippett, Julie Tippett, Mike Westbrook

Pop record collections by Abba, Kate Bush, Mariah Carey, Duran Duran, Kylie Minogue, Madonna, Pet Shop Boys, Spice Girls, U2

Punk, New Wave & Alternative collections by Blur, The Clash, The Cure, The Damned, Depeche Mode, The Jam / Paul Weller, Japan, David Sylvian, Joy Division, New Order, Nirvana, Oasis, Ramones, Sex Pistols, Siouxsie & The Banshees, The Smiths, Morrissey, U2, Bono, The Edge, XTC

Rock & Metal collections by AC/DC, Black Sabbath, Ozzy Osbourne, Bon Jovi, Deep Purple, Hawkwind, Iron Maiden, Metallica, Motorhead, Rush, ZZ Top

Genres - 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, Pop, Beat, Rock, Progressive, Psychedelic, Freakbeat, Krautrock, Heavy Metal, Indie, Jazz (modern, be-bop, avant garde, Britjazz), Funk, Fusion, Blues, Soul, R&B, Punk, New Wave, Mod, 2-Tone, Ska, Reggae, Folk, Italo Disco, Library, Motown.

Labels - 4AD, A&M, ABC, Ace, Apple, Argo, Arista, Atco, Atlantic, Audio Lab, BBC, Bell, Bethlehem, Blue Horizon, Blue Note, Bronze, Brunswick, Buddah, Cadet, Capitol, Carnaby, Casablanca, CBS, Charisma, Chess, Chrysalis, Columbia, Contemporary, Coral, Cotillon, Dandelion, Dark Horse, Dawn, Decca, Deram, Disneyland, Dot, Dunhill, Elektra, Emarcy, Ember, EMI, Epic, Factory, Fantasy, Fontana, Geffen, Gordy, Harmony, Harvest, HMV, Immediate, Impulse!, Island, Kama Sutra, KPM, Liberty, London, Mainstream, Marmelade, MCA, Mercury, MGM, Monument, Motown, Neon, Odeon, Page One, Paramount, Parlophone, Philips, Planet, Polydor, Portrait, Prestige, Pye, Rare Earth, RCA, Regal Zonophone, Reprise, Ring O’, Riverside, Rolling Stone, Roulette, Savoy, Sire, Spark, Stax, Straight, Sue, Sun, Swan, Tamla, Threshold, Transatlantic, Tollie, Tower, Track, United Artists, Universal, Vanguard, Vee Jay, Vertigo swirl, Vertigo spaceship, Verve, Virgin, Volt, Warner, ZTT & etc. If we missed some, we probably need those too.

Swap your records for store credit.

Top Prices paid for MINT condition originals !


Our experienced team of buyers has been sourcing records, CDs and music memorabilia collections for over 25 years - we like to keep things simple. We’re keen to purchase your quality collectables or second-hand vinyl records and CD's wherever you may be.

We will be pleased to quote for your mint condition items and we love to buy complete collections.

Sell to us with complete confidence and safety - we even refund your postage. If you have a large or valuable collection we can arrange to visit you.

No fees, no negative feedback, no excuses, no fuss. We buy outright and pay immediately.

We are a better than a Tan Hills high street record shop, independent record shop, record fair or any other place to sell your records in a Market, Town Centre or Tan Hills Shopping Centre, Center or Mall and we will pay more than a Tan Hills HMV, Our Price, Zavvi, Fopp, Virgin or Rough Trade shop. We buy unwanted Christmas / Xmas / Birthday gifts & presents from the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s and 2010s.

We are the world leader of online sellers & record dealers so make money and cash in on a collectable or blue chip record which has gathered dust for years

We also buy Records and CD collections in house clearances and from dead or deceased relatives in the North, South, East and West of Durham

Our UK office is located in Kent although we travel worldwide. We have international offices located in Las Vegas USA, and Hiroshima City, Japan. We travel extensively to buy rare items and large collections.

Call us first on the numbers below if you have a collection to sell, or e-mail a detailed description of the items you have. Don’t delay… you may be surprised at what your records are worth!


Remember, we will travel to Tan Hills in Durham to buy your Rare Records, CDs and Pop Memorabilia and we are buying in all of the following local Tan Hills areas below.

Including all of the Durham boroughs and district areas Darlington, County Durham, Hartlepool.


E-mail -

Call FREE in the UK 0800 345 7551 | From outside the UK +44 (0)1474 815099

Contact our buyers direct on the following numbers:

Syd Franklin | UK +44(0)1474 816047
Queen, 70's Rock, any other Rock and Jethro Tull a speciality.

Mark Evetts | UK +44(0)1474 816064
Hendrix, Who, Queen, 70s, 80s, 90s Pop, Rock, Indie, Alternative, Metal, Punk, New Wave & Football expert.

Richard Austin | UK +44 (0)1474 816052
Our resident hippy - Art Pepper to Frank Zappa, via Tori Amos & Hawkwind.

Julian Thomas | UK +44 (0)1474 816069
60s & 70s, Beatles, Stones, Zep, Jazz vinyl collections - British, Modern & Avant Garde.

Rich Wilson | UK +44 (0)1474 816059
Jazz, Funk, Disco - strange & unusual preferred.

In Japan you can contact:
Yashuhiko Yashiki Tel / Fax - 0081-82-245-8830
email - Yashiki

Our postal address is:

991 Buyers
The Nine Nine One Building
Railway Sidings
Kent DA13 0YS


THE WHO Tommy (1971 UK issue of the classic 25-track double LP, housed in a superb tri-fold matt picture sleeve with deluxe twelve page un-numbered booklet. The sleeve shows some age wear & edge scuffing & the vinyl is Excellent with only minor signs of play)
#Top 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time

Tracklisting: Overture 3:50 It's A Boy 2:07 1921 3:14 Amazing Journey 3:25 Sparks 3:45 Eyesight For The Blind (The Hawker) 2:15 Christmas 5:30 Cousin Kevin 4:03 The Acid Queen 3:31 Undertune 9:55 Do You Think It's Alright? 0:24 Fiddle About 1:26 Pinball Wizard 3:50 There's A Doctor 0:25 Go To The Mirror! 3:50 Tommy Can You Hear Me? 1:35 Smash The Mirror 1:20 Sensation 2:32 Miracle Cure 0:10 Sally Simpson 4:10 I'm Free 2:40 Welcome 4:30 Tommy's Holiday Camp 0:57 We're Not Gonna Take It 6:45
DIRE STRAITS Money For Nothing (2022 UK/EU limited edition 12-track double album 2-LP, originally released in October 1988 and featuring songs from their first five albums. Fully remastered by Bob Ludwig and cut by Bernie Grundman, pressed on 180-gram black vinyl, this vinyl reissue includes Telegraph Road (Live Remix) which was previously only available on the original CD format, and a brand new mix of Portobello Belle (Live). The album is cut over four sides of vinyl forthe first time and the original artwork has been reproduced as a single pocket wide-spine picture sleeve, with original inner artwork presented as a 12" x 12" double-sided insert. Hype sticker & factory sealed. Recommended)

Tracklisting: Side One 1. Sultans Of Swing (5:46) 2. Down To The Waterline (4:01) 3. Portobello Belle (Live: Alternative Out-take) (4:33) – previously unreleased version Side Two 1. Twisting By The Pool (Remix) (3:30) 2. Tunnel Of Love (8:10) 3. Romeo And Juliet (5:56) Side Three 1. Where Do You Think You're Going (3:30) 2. Walk Of Life (4:08) 3. Private Investigations (5:50) Side Four 1. Telegraph Road (Live Remix) (11:59) – previously unreleased on vinyl 2. Money For Nothing (Single Edit) (4:06) 3. Brothers In Arms (Edit) (4:49)
THE PRETENDERS The Singles (1987 UK limited edition 16-track compilation LP, pressed in Germany for the UK market, complete with picture inner & large fold-out poster, hype stickered picture sleeve. The sleeve shows just a little light shelfwear & the vinyl remains near 'as new' with few signs of play WX135)

Tracklisting: 01. Stop Your Sobbing 02. Kid 03. Brass In Pocket 04. Talk Of The Town 05. I Go To Sleep 06. Day After Day 07. Message Of Love 08. Back On The Chain Gang 09. Middle Of The Road 10. 2000 Miles 11. Show Me 12. Thin Line Between Love And Hate 13. Don't Get Me Wrong 14. Hymn To Her 15. My Baby 16. I Got You Babe - (with UB40)
CAN Ege Bamyasi (Limited Edition 2005 Japanese exclusive EIGHT CD Box Set in the Can Remastered Paper Sleeve Collection series, comprising digitally remastered versions of the following album titles: Monster Movie [PCD-22201], Soundtracks [PCD-22202], Tago Mago [PCD-22203], Ege Bamyasi [PCD-22204], Future Days [PCD-22205], Soon Over Babaluma [PCD-22206], Landed [PCD-22207] & Unlimited Edition [PCD-22208]. Each disc is housed in its deluxe mini-LP style picture sleeve [two are gatef
#Top 500 Greatest Albums Of All Timeold] complete with its replica inner/Japanese booklet & obi-strip. Also includes the alternative replica paper picture sleeves for the albums Tago Mago & Soundtracks as well as an exclusive bonus sticker set featuring the miniature artwork for each album. This ultimate collector's set comes housed in a collectable glossy circular 7" tall picture card box with lift-up lid featuring the wraparound artwork for Ege Bamyasi. This box was only available to Japanese customers who purchased or pre ordered the albums. This is the first time we have had the pleasure to offer this Near Mint set with the now very rare box! PCD-22201~8)

Tracklisting: Monster Movie PCD-22201 1 Father Cannot Yell 7:01 2 Mary, Mary So Contrary 6:16 3 Outside My Door 4:11 4 Yoo Doo Right 20:01 Soundtracks PCD-22202 1 Deadlock 3:25 2 Tango Whiskyman 4:02 3 Deadlock 1:40 4 Don't Turn The Light On, Leave Me Alone 3:42 5 Soul Desert 3:46 6 Mother Sky 14:30 7 She Brings The Rain 4:04 Tago Mago PCD-22203 1 Paperhouse 7:29 2 Mushroom 4:08 3 Oh Yeah 7:22 4 Halleluhwah 18:32 5 Aumgn 17:22 6 Peking O 11:35 7 Bring Me Coffee Or Tea 6:47 Ege Bamyasi PCD-22204 1 Paperhouse 7:29 2 Mushroom 4:08 3 Oh Yeah 7:22 4 Halleluhwah 18:32 5 Aumgn 17:22 6 Peking O 11:35 7 Bring Me Coffee Or Tea 6:47 Future Days PCD-22205 1 Future Days 9:32 2 Spray 8:29 3 Moonshake 3:04 4 Bel Air 19:53 Soon Over Babaluma PCD-22206 1 Dizzy Dizzy 5:43 2 Come Sta, La Luna 5:43 3 Splash 7:45 4 Chain Reaction 11:09 5 Quantum Physics 8:31 Landed PCD-22207 1 Full Moon On The Highway 3:33 2 Half Past One 4:40 3 Hunters And Collectors 4:20 4 Vernal Equinox 8:48 5 Red Hot Indians 5:38 6 Unfinished 13:21 Unlimited Edition PCD-22208 1 Gomorrha 5:47 2 Doko E 2:28 3 LH 702 (Nairobi/München) 2:13 4 I'm Too Leise 5:11 5 Musette 2:14 6 Blue Bag (Inside Paper) 1:18 7 E.F.S. No. 27 1:49 8 TV Spot 3:02 9 E.F.S. No. 7 1:06 10 The Empress And The Ukraine King 4:42 11 E.F.S. No. 10 2:02 12 Mother Upduff 4:29 13 E.F.S. No. 36 1:58 14 Cutaway 17:11 15 Connection 2:59 16 Fall Of Another Year 3:24 17 E.F.S. No. 8 1:37 18 Transcendental Express 4:40 19 Ibis 9:20

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