Discogs sent over a mind-blowing piece of news this morning, confirming that in June 2018 a 1987 original Canadian pressing of Prince’s The Black Album sold for a cool $27,500. Yes, 27 grand, you read that right! Discogs says this is the only known production copy of The Black Album from Canada, which makes it one of the rarest pieces of vinyl in the world.
The U.S. variant of The Black Album sold in April 2016 for USD $15,000.
Click HERE and take a look at Discogs’ Blog post about June’s Top 30 Most Expensive Items- mono pressing of Pink Floyd’s Piper at the Gates of Dawn for $2500, Kraftwerk for $1500, Led Zeppelin II for $1500. WOW.
What’s on your record shelf that can land you a few thousand bucks?