A Record Collector's Guide

SP55 Tad

Loser b/w Cooking with Gas

Sub Pop SP55 7", released January 1990 (U.S.)

First 3000 copies pressed on green vinyl. Subsequent pressings included pale blue and black vinyl. They are not particularly valuable, but the pale blue one is the hardest to find and has gotten slightly more expensive.

Version Value ($) Scarcity Price Trending
SP55 Green (3000) 8-12 1 Stable
SP55 Black 3-5 1 Down
SP55 Pale Blue 20-30 4 Up
Loose Insert
Test Pressing
Sleeve Paper foldover
Test Pressing Clear vinyl, large hole, plain white labels
Credits Stan: Light blue vinyl image

This page was last updated on October 18, 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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