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SP19 Tad

Daisy b/w Ritual Device

Sub Pop SP19 7", released August 1988 (U.S.)

Dear world: meet Tad. This one was released with no picture sleeve - instead, it came in a PVC sleeve. 964 copies were on clear vinyl. The clear ones seem to go through big value waves. It spiked again a few years ago and has now settled back into the $40-60 range.

There are 200 black copies out there as well. Those sell consistently for above $100, but have never really taken off. Then, there are the gold ones...Sub Pop said there were 70 of these. I have only seen this one a couple of times.

If you are buying this record, pay extra attention to the condition. The PVC sleeve can cause the vinyl to deteriorate over time, resulting in a hazy appearance and distorted sound. This now came out over 30 years ago (!)...that's a long time to sit if the record has been in the PVC the whole time.

Version Value ($) Scarcity Price Trending
SP19 Clear 40-60 4 Stable
SP19 Translucent Black 100-125 7 Stable
SP19 Gold 150-200 9 Volatile
Test Pressing
Sleeve Plain white paper, some in clear PVC
Test Pressing Black vinyl, large hole, plain white labels

This page was last updated on October 17, 2019.

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Scarcity Score Definition
10 Near impossible: Fewer than 50 copies or publicly sold every few years
8-9 Very rare: 50-199 copies or publicly sold 1-2 times per year
6-7 Rare: 200-499 copies or publicly sold a few times a year
4-5 Medium: 500-999 copies or publicly sold ~10 times a year
1-3 Common: 1000+ copies, readily available, or publicly sold 20+ times a year

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