Evaluation system / Condition of the shellac records
We have introduced a more significant evalutation system which will replace step by step the old system (here in the 2nd row). By nature, gramophone records cannot reach the sound quality of modern media, but just that is the special charm in sight of many enthusiasts.
excellent copy, none or few light non-sounding rubs/marks
VERY GOOD +
light traces of wear (rubs/marks), very light scratches possible
light traces of wear (rubs/marks), very light greying and/or very light scratches, few minimal blemishes
VERY GOOD -
light graying and scratches, the sound is good
inferior average copy with more noticeable rubs and marks; light greying, some scratches possible
more traces of use, sonic wear from light greying. A substandard copy, more scratches, often played
some sounding wear, heavier rubs and marks, but still playable
obvious sounding wear , heavy rubs, marks, scratches. An unsatisfactory copy
unplayable wreck, only of documentary value
BC+ / 1BC+
Border slightly chipped, with number: only this side (here side 1)
BC / 2BC
BC = Border chipped, but full playable, with number: only this side (here side 2)
BC- = Border chipped, Start not playable with roughly information about affected grooves (here 10)
record has a crack
COVID-19, Current information on delivery and sales
You are welcome to continue ordering in our shop.
Please understand that despite the indicated delivery times, due to the current situation, there may be occasional delays, on which the shellac record shop unfortunately has no influence.
Our shop in Quakenbrück is closed for the time, a pickup is of course possible.
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