Rare, Rarest and Most Expensive VU items

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Re: Rare, Rarest and Most Expensive VU items

Post by Sheila Klein » 13 Aug 2021 20:05

Exactly 100x its original price. :P

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Re: Rare, Rarest and Most Expensive VU items

Post by alfredovu » 16 Aug 2021 09:52

Absolutely right!

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Re: Rare, Rarest and Most Expensive VU items

Post by falconwhit » 28 Aug 2021 04:00

Somebody sold a sealed mono banana on discogs for $9 000 last month... maybe a member of this group?
https://www.discogs.com/sell/history/5034045

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Re: Rare, Rarest and Most Expensive VU items

Post by bleach » 22 Feb 2022 00:23

V5008 side1 MG558 - No 'Sunday Morning' - Mono Test Pressing - A-Side Only

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11-12-1966 test pressing, single-sided (A-side only), mono, "V5008 side1 MG558" etched in deadwax, omits the song "Sunday Morning" (rest of track listing same as A-side of commercial release)

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Re: Rare, Rarest and Most Expensive VU items

Post by Bingoman » 22 Jun 2022 18:54

How rare is the 1972 close-cut with the peel slowly and see version? I have one with an unpeeled intact banana

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Re: Rare, Rarest and Most Expensive VU items

Post by Stepeanut » 12 Oct 2022 19:16

Sterling Morrison cardholder’s receipt for $12.24 from Max’s Kansas City:

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The receipt is dated 1/15 (January 15th), but no year is given. Taking into account Sterling’s known home addresses, the Velvets’ gig schedule, and the NYC local tax rate changes, I have concluded with some degree of certainty that the receipt must date from January 1969.

Adjusted for inflation, $12.24 in 1969 is worth approximately $98.78 as of August 2022.

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Re: Rare, Rarest and Most Expensive VU items

Post by searchin4mymainline » 12 Oct 2022 19:50

Stepeanut wrote:
12 Oct 2022 19:16
Sterling Morrison cardholder’s receipt for $12.24 from Max’s Kansas City:
It doesn't add up!

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Re: Rare, Rarest and Most Expensive VU items

Post by Stepeanut » 12 Oct 2022 20:08

searchin4mymainline wrote:
12 Oct 2022 19:50
It doesn't add up!
Sterling clearly added a $2.00 tip, but either he or the waitress chose to skip a step and just list the total. I’ve probably done the same thing at some point. It’s not so unusual.

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