Staple Singers Be What You Are vinyl LP🔥NM PROMO⭐️’73 US 1st Pr Stax STS-3015

Category Music Vinyl Records

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Location Poulsbo, Washington 983** US

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Format Record

Record Label Stax

Material Vinyl

Edition Promo

Artist Staple Singers

Speed 33 RPM

Release Title Be What You Are

Case Type Cardboard Sleeve

Color Black

Inlay Condition Excellent (EX)

Type LP

Record Grading Near Mint (NM or M-)

Release Year 1973

Sleeve Grading Near Mint (NM or M-)

Record Size 12"

Style Gospel

Features Original Inner Sleeve

Genre Soul

Country/Region Of Manufacture America

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Staple Singers Be What You Are vinyl Gospel Soul LP🔥NM PROMO⭐️’73 US 1st Press Stax STS-3015
Goldmine Standard (scroll down for full Grading Scale)
VINYL: NM *very nice!* not far off MINT
SLEEVE: NM- very lite shelf wear, OiS, see pics
From a covid/pet/smoke free home.
Shipped via USPS Media Mail, professionally packaged in high quality record mailer with a stiff 12” LP cardboard insert.
You can buy from me with confidence with my assurance that I will:
- grade records honestly
- provide pictures
- package your record professionally* - dispatch on time
Grading Vinyl Records: I use the industry standard grading guide below for records.
How Will My Record Be Packed?
When packing a record, I separate the vinyl (in the sleeve) from the jacket to prevent seam-splits during shipment. If required I include a FREE stiff 12” cardboard spacer to sandwich the record inside a FREE high-quality professional RECORD BOX MAILER made in the USA from 100% recycled paper.
**EBAY ANTI-RETURN FRAUD PARTNER** I go to such lengths to ensure the highest quality packaging it is impossible for a record to be damaged without very obvious visible severe damage to the mailer.
If you claim you have received a vinyl record that is cracked or damaged I will ask you to send me the following before I will even consider any kind of refund:
High-quality photographs showing -
1. each side of the whole LP that is good enough quality to zoom in and clearly see any damage without it being blurred
2. A close-up photograph of each side of the label on the record to verify it is the same record as dispatched
3. Clear pictures of any damage to the mailer
4. Please contact me first but then be prepared to wait just a couple of days while I work with eBay to check for any return fraud patterns. Whilst we are all operating under the honor system unfortunately this has become necessary especially regarding vinyl records. THANK YOU! :)
Please be sure this is what you want from the grading description here and attached photos!
Mint (M)
Absolutely perfect in every way. Certainly never been played, possibly even still sealed.
Near Mint (NM or M-)
A nearly perfect record. A NM- record has more than likely never been played, and the vinyl will play perfectly, with no imperfections during playback. The record should show no obvious signs of wear. A 45 RPM or EP sleeve should have no more than the most minor defects, such as any sign of slight handling. An LP cover should have no creases, folds, seam splits, cut-out holes, or other noticeable similar defects. The same should be true of any other inserts, like posters, lyric sleeves...
Very Good Plus (VG+)
A Very Good Plus record will show some signs that it was played and otherwise handled by a previous owner who took good care of it. Defects should be more of a cosmetic nature, not affecting the actual playback as a whole. Record surfaces may show some signs of wear and may have slight scuffs or very light scratches that dont affect ones listening experiences. Slight warps that do not affect the sound are "OK". The label may have some ring wear or discoloration, but it should be barely noticeable. Spindle marks may be present. Picture sleeves and inner sleeves will have some slight wear, slightly turned-up corners, or a slight seam split. An LP cover may have slight signs of wear, and may be marred by a cut-out hole, indentation, or cut corner. In general, if not for a couple of minor things wrong with it, this would be Near Mint.
Sleeve has slight wear, marks, indentations, and/or may possibly have a cut-out hole (or similar).
Very Good (VG)
Many of the defects found in a VG+ record will be more pronounced in a VG disc. Surface noise will be evident upon playing, especially in soft passages and during a songs intro and fade, but will not overpower the music otherwise. Groove wear will start to be noticeable, as with light scratches (deep enough to feel with a fingernail) that will affect the sound. Labels may be marred by writing, or have tape or stickers (or their residue) attached. The same will be true of picture sleeves or LP covers. However, it will not have all of these problems at the same time. Goldmine price guides with more than one price will list VG as the lowest price.
Good (G), Good Plus (G+)
Generally worth 10-15% of the Near Mint value. A record in Good or Good Plus condition can be played through without skipping. But it will have significant surface noise, scratches, and visible groove wear. A cover or sleeve will have seam splits, especially at the bottom or on the spine. Tape, writing, ring wear, or other defects will be present. While the record will be playable without skipping, noticeable surface noise and "ticks" will almost certainly accompany the playback.
Poor (P), Fair (F)
Generally worth 0-5% of the Near Mint price. The record is cracked, badly warped, and wont play through without skipping or repeating. The picture sleeve is water damaged, split on all three seams and heavily marred by wear and writing. The LP cover barely keeps the LP inside it. Inner sleeves are fully split, crinkled, and written upon.

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