Rare Beatles Album Found After Decade In Storage

Market Harborough auctioneer Mark Gilding was visiting a community centre in Desborough to view items left in a storage barn for over a decade. It was there he came across a box of vinyl records containing a stereo version of the Beatles debut album Please Please Me from 1963.

 

A majority of records are typically mono pressings, but there were a small number of stereo versions pressed in 1963. Stereo versions are rare as they were not available in record stores at the time due to being a special order. The album discovered was a stereo version which gave Harborough the drive to research more into this vinyl record.

 

In 2015 a stereo pressing of the same album was sold for 2000 EUR. Memorabilia expert Andrew Smith was able to confirm that this was one of the earliest copies produced of the album. Hints to the record’s provenance included incorrect credits, tool reference numbers impressed around the center hole, and the tax code stamped in the same location.


Unfortunately the vinyl record was not in the best condition, with a value estimated to around 400-600 EUR. Still not bad for something that has been lying around in a storage unit for a decade.

Budget-friendly ways of upgrading your game room.

Owning a man cave is one of those things every guy strives for. The allure of a place where nothing but chilling, winding down and hanging out with the boys justifies the time and expense it takes to build one. So how do you get started? First, you should establish a budget. Buying new gaming equipment – including chairs, arcade cabinets, ping pong tables, pool tables, TVs, Gaming Computers can get expensive.

Before you get started, it is a good idea to note down your idea, and then create a list of items you need to achieve the idea. With the list in place, it is time to start searching.

  • Fast and expedient.
    The first option is, hire the services of a professional for the design and manual work if your idea requires you to change the layout of the game room.
    The layout and design should consider the equipment you are adding to your man cave, so before you embark on tearing things apart, maybe you need first to purchase the major items that may affect your overall design, items like tables, cabinets, need to be incorporated in the overall design and building of the game room. There are several websites you can use to purchase most of the equipment you will need. Going this route requires a substantial budget for the new gear and equipment.

 

  • DIY (Do-It-Yourself).
    It often feels the prices are set so high to price out average Joe who has shelved his dream for an upgrade for years because he cannot afford the latest $35,000 arcade cabinet. If you are like average Joe, then going the first route for the latest gear or hiring remodeling professionals may not be a viable option.

 

So what does one do?
Take matters into your own hands and build the man cave by yourself; this could work as a bonding exercise with your kids and or your buddies, who knows.
The DIY route is for very patient people, for those willing to wait it out. Since you are not going shopping the traditional way for the equipment, you will look at other resources to find the items you want for your cave. A great place to look for used gaming equipment is storage auctions.

What you can find in self-storage auctions is mind-blowing.
You can find everything you need to upgrade your man cave in a storage auction, from arcade cabinets, chairs, pool tables, air hockey, ping pong, wet bars and more
These items are not only cost saving if you are lucky, but you may also find a lost treasure with a huge resell value, not only that they are great conversation subjects.

With the internet today, you do not have to hunt for storage auctions manually.
From the comfort of your home or office and at your convenience, you can access Online Storage Auctions where you can view and bid from wherever you are at your convenience. The building or upgrading or your man cave does not have to be expensive; you can build and equip one by yourself. Using online storage auctions is a great place to start hunting for bargain items for your game room.