A Record Collector's Guide

SP86 Poison Idea

Taken By Surprise b/w We Got the Beat

Sub Pop SP86 7", released November 1990 (U.S.)

Sub Pop Singles Club #25

Limited to 4,500 copies, 3,000 on mint green marble vinyl and 1,500 on black vinyl. Much like many of the other records listed here, the color vinyl version usually sells for more, even though there are twice as many in existence. People like pretty colors...

Version Value ($) Scarcity Price Trending
SP86 Mint Green Marble 10-15 1 Down
SP86 Black 10-15 3 Stable
Attached Insert
Sleeve Paper foldover w/ insert attached

This page was last updated on October 20, 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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