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DIRE STRAITS Private Investigations (1982 UK limited edition 10" single, also including the track Badges, Posters, Stickers, T-Shirts, glossy picture sleeve. The sleeve has just a little light storage wear and the vinyl looks barely played DSTR10 1)

10" vinyl

£ 12.00

DIRE STRAITS Private Investigations (1982 Japanese wide centred 7" vinyl single, also including 'Badges Posters Stickers T-Shirts', issued in the Nippon Phonogram company paper sleeve with unique picture insert with lyrics on reverse. The insert displays minimal wear whilst the vinyl shows little signs of play 7PP-80)

7" vinyl

£ 30.00

DIRE STRAITS Love Over Gold (1984 UK limited edition live 10" vinyl EP, also including Solid Rock, glossy picture sleeve. The sleeve shows some age discoloration and minor scuffs, whilst the vinyl has the odd light paper scuff but remains excelle nt DSTR610)

10" vinyl

£ 10.00

DIRE STRAITS Brothers In Arms (1985 UK limited edition 10" vinyl single, also including Going Home [Theme From Local Hero] - Live Version, picture sleeve with lyrics and tour dates. Both sleeve & vinyl remain excellent DSTR1110)

10" vinyl

£ 15.00

DIRE STRAITS Love Over Gold (1993 UK injection moulded 7" vinyl single, also including Solid Rock, picture sleeve. The vinyl and sleeve are in near as new condition DSTR6)

7" vinyl

£ 20.00

DIRE STRAITS Money For Nothing (Full Length Version) (1985 UK 12" single featuring the 8:24 Version of the title track & a live recording of Love Over Gold, picture sleeve with European tour dates on the back DSTR1012)

12" vinyl

£ 18.00

DIRE STRAITS So Far Away (1985 UK limited edition 2-track 10" vinyl single, also includes Walk Of Life. Picture sleeve with 'Phillips Compact Discs Presents Dire Straits Life in 85' logo text and European tour dates on reverse. The sleeve shows j ust the odd light crease and light age discoloration and the vinyl looks condition DSTR910)

10" vinyl

£ 10.00

DIRE STRAITS Twisting By The Pool (1982 UK 3-track 12" single, also including Two Young Lovers & If I Had You, picture sleeve. The sleeve shows very little wear and, aside from a few very light paper scuffs, the vinyl is in excellent condition DSTR212)

12" vinyl

£ 8.00

DIRE STRAITS Money For Nothing (1985 UK limited edition 10" vinyl single, also including a live version of Love Over Gold, picture sleeve with tour dates on reverse. The sleeve has a light sticker mark on the front otherwise displays light wear, and the vinyl remains excellent with just light signs of play DSTR1010)

10" vinyl

£ 12.00

DIRE STRAITS Lady Writer (1979 Japanese wide centre 7" vinyl single, also including Where Do You Think You're Going?, complete with a unique picture insert of group against blue sky with lyrics on reverse. The insert has minimal wear whilst th e vinyl is Near Mint SFL-2418)

7" vinyl

£ 25.00

DIRE STRAITS Brothers In Arms (Original 1985 UK limited edition vinyl 7" single double pack, also includes Going Home - Theme From 'Local Hero' (Live Version), the bonus disc includes Sultans Of Swing and Eastbound Train (Live Version). The main single is in a picture sleeve with the bonus disc in a plain die-cut paper sleeve, both housed within a gatefold PVC wallet sleeve DSTRD11)

7" vinyl

£ 25.00

DIRE STRAITS Dance Play EP (1983 UK injection moulded 3-track 7" vinyl EP, including Twisting By The Pool, Two Young Lovers and If I Had You, picture sleeve. The sleeve shows light ringwear and some creasing to the corners, whilst the vinyl looks barely played DSTR2)

7" vinyl

£ 12.00

DIRE STRAITS Brothers In Arms (Rare 1986 UK 5-track 8" PAL CD-video disc, manufactured in Germany for the UK market & playable on laserdisc players, running time approximately 20 minutes, picture sleeve)

laserdisc

£ 30.00

DIRE STRAITS Brothers In Arms (1985 UK 9-track LP including the radio favourite title track, the iconic Walk Of Life & the famous 'MTV' rocker Money For Nothing guest starring Sting, complete with illustrated lyric inner. The picture sleeve & vinyl are Excellent with minor signs of wear & play VERH25)

vinyl LP

£ 15.00

DIRE STRAITS Twisting By The Pool (1982 Canadian 4-track 12" vinyl Extended Dance EP including Badges Posters Stickers T-Shirts, Two Young Lovers and If I Had You. The picture sleeve displays only a little light wear and the vinyl shows little s igns of play, a really nice example VEP314)

12" vinyl

£ 18.00

DIRE STRAITS Alchemy Live (Rare 1984 UK single-sided Test Pressing for the 10-track double LP, recorded live at the Hammersmith Odeon in London across two nights in July the previous year. Features three live songs only from the second side of the first record, including the near eleven minute stage version of their classic, Sultans Of Swing. The label is custom printed black on white with a giant '2' & the '818244 - B2' matrix detail is machine stamped in the run-out. Pressed in tiny amounts purely to test the sonics, the vinyl still looks unplayed!)

vinyl LP

£ 50.00

DIRE STRAITS Brothers In Arms (1985 UK official promotional-only 12" x 8" full colour guitar print, as featured on the album artwork, un-numbered limited edition - ideal for framing!)

memorabilia

£ 15.00

DIRE STRAITS Tunnel Of Love (Parts 1 & 2 1980 Japanese promotional wide centred vinyl 7", with custom black on white 'swirl' labels & unique picture insert with lyrics on reverse. The insert is Excellent with some minor signs of handling & th e vinyl appears barely played 7PP-14)

7" vinyl

£ 25.00

DIRE STRAITS Brothers In Arms (2000 UK limited edition issue of the classic 1985 9-track LP pressed on 180gm Virgin Vinyl, complete with illustrated inner & high quality picture sleeve reproducing the original album artwork, custom clear P VC envelope outer. Both sleeve & vinyl remain near 'as new' SVLP182)

vinyl LP

£ 35.00

DIRE STRAITS Making Movies (Original 1980 Japanese 'spaceship' label 7-track vinyl LP manufactured by Nippon Phonogram. The glossy picture sleeve comes with the fold-out Japanese / lyric insert [which displays minor foxing] and retains the ori ginal picture obi sticker while the vinyl shows light signs of play but appears in otherwise near 'as new' condition RJ-7690)

vinyl LP

£ 40.00

DIRE STRAITS Communiqué (1978 Japanese 'spaceship' label 9-track vinyl LP, embossed picture sleeve complete with glossy band portraits inner, four-page Japanese/ lyric insert & matching obi-strip. Aside fromsome very light foxing, this collect or's copy is otherwise Near Mint RJ-7588)

vinyl LP

£ 39.00

DIRE STRAITS/VARIOUS The Honky Tonk Demos (1979 UK 13-track compilation vinyl LP featuring a demo version of Sultans Of Swing, also includes tracks by Graham Parker, Darts and Chas & Dave, picture sleeve with vintage price sticker. The sleeve shows light wear and the vinyl appears barely played OVLM5003)

vinyl LP

£ 20.00

DIRE STRAITS Love Over Gold (1982 UK 5-track LP including the singles Private Investigations & Industrial Disease, complete with lyric inner, picture sleeve. The sleeve shows just a little light shelfwear & the vinyl remains in excellent conditio n with few signs of play)

vinyl LP

£ 10.00

DIRE STRAITS Dire Straits (1978 Japanese 'spaceship' label 9-track vinyl LP, picture sleeve complete with illustrated Japanese/lyric insert & matching obi-strip. The packaging shows very little of its age & the vinyl appears Near Mint RJ-7541)

vinyl LP

£ 45.00

DIRE STRAITS Brothers In Arms (Rare 1985 UK single-sided white label test pressing LP featuring the five tracks from side one of the album - So Far Away, Money For Nothing, Walk Of Life, Your Latest Trick and Why Worry. With 'VERH25 A' stamped in the run out and '1' & '2' printed in black on the labels, housed in a plain die-cut sleeve. This item was obtained directly from an ex record company employee and remains in mint/unplayed condition VERH25)

vinyl LP

£ 95.00

DIRE STRAITS Dire Straits (1978 UK first issue 9-track LP on the 'spaceship' label, the debut from Knopfler & Co including the classic single 'Sultans Of Swing'. The picture sleeve comes with its illustrated lyric inner & shows light wear whilstt he vinyl is Excellent with just minor play)

vinyl LP

£ 12.00

DIRE STRAITS Private Investigations (1982 UK injection moulded 7" vinyl single, also including Badges, Posters Stickers, T-shirts, picture sleeve DSTR1)

7" vinyl

£ 8.00

DIRE STRAITS EP (1983 Australian 3-track 12" EP on the Vertigo 'Spaceship' label, also including Twisting By The Pool, Two Young Lovers & If I Had You, top opening picture sleeve. The sleeve has minimal wear whilst the vinyl grades VG with jus t light paper scuffing to identify play)

12" vinyl

£ 20.00

DIRE STRAITS World Tour - On Every Street (Official 1991 UK 40-page 12" square tour programme featuring World tour dates, band and crew information, biographical details and lots of colour photographs and glossy cover)

tour programme

£ 12.00

DIRE STRAITS World Tour - On Every Street (Official 1991 UK 40-page 12" x 12" glossy tour programme featuring World tour dates, band and crew information, biographical details and lots of colour photographs. Also comes with a ticket stub for the 17th September show at Wembley Arean in London)

tour programme

£ 25.00

DIRE STRAITS Sultans Of Swing (Classic 1978 UK injection moulded 7" vinyl single including an alternate version of the title track & a live version of Eastbound Train, Phonogram group die-cut paper sleeve)

7" vinyl

£ 10.00

DIRE STRAITS Love Over Gold (1982 Greek 5-track LP, the fourth studio album from the Newcastle-formed band, featuring the singles Private Investigations & Industrial Disease, picture sleeve with lyric inner. The sleeve shws light edgewear and the vinyl has just the odd light sign of play leaving it Excellent)

vinyl LP

£ 10.00

DIRE STRAITS Communique (1979 UK first issue 9-track vinyl LP on the 'spaceship' label, housed in the embossed picture sleeve with illustrated inner. The sleeve shows some light storage wear, while the vinyl shows few signs of play)

vinyl LP

£ 15.00

DIRE STRAITS Dire Straits (1996 UK 9-track digitally remastered CD issue of their 1978 debut album produced by Muff Winwood, housed in a jewel case with 12-page picture sleeve booklet containing lyrics and new liner notes)

CD album

£ 8.99

DIRE STRAITS Communiqué (Mid 80s UK issue of the 1979 9-track LP on the graduated orange Vertigo label, matt picture sleeve and paper picture inner. The sleeve and inner show just minor storage wear & the vinyl looks barely played)

vinyl LP

£ 10.00

DIRE STRAITS Making Movies (1981 UK second issue of the 1980 7-track LP on the orange Vertigo label, picture sleeve with illustrated lyric inner. The sleeve shows minimal wear [tiny seam split] & the vinyl is Excellent with few signs of play)

vinyl LP

£ 10.00

DIRE STRAITS Money For Nothing (1985 UK injection moulded 7" vinyl single, also including Love Over Gold [Live], picture sleeve with tour dates on reverse DSTR10)

7" vinyl

£ 8.00

DIRE STRAITS Brothers In Arms (1985 UK 9-track vinyl LP including the heart-wrenching title track, the iconic Walk Of Life and the famous MTV rocker Money For Nothing [guest starring Sting], complete with illustrated lyric inner, hype stickere d picture sleeve. The sleeve shows just a little shelfwear with a 1" seam split to the inner and the vinyl has just the odd light hairline with no real impact on play VERH25)

vinyl LP

£ 35.00

DIRE STRAITS Live In 85 (Official 1985 UK 52-page 11" x 11" tour programme including tour dates, photographs, biography with a colour cover featuring the 'Brothers In Arms' album artwork. There are a few pinchmarks to the spine edge but remain s in excellent condition)

tour programme

£ 18.00

DIRE STRAITS On Every Street (1991 UK 12-track LP, the sixth & final studio album by the British rock band, including the singles Calling Elvis, Heavy Fuel, On Every Street & The Bug, picture sleeve with lyric inner. The sleeve shows just a li ttle light shelfwear & the vinyl grades EX/EX- with a few light paper hairlines not affecting play)

vinyl LP

£ 35.00

DIRE STRAITS Making Movies (1980 Dutch Vertigo spaceship label 7-track vinyl LP, picture sleeve with lyric inner. The sleeve shows some light outer edgewear and light storage wear, the inner displays some minor wear and despite a few light signs of play, the vinyl remains in otherwise excellent condition)

vinyl LP

£ 10.00

DIRE STRAITS On Every Street (2014 UK Back To Black series 12-track remastered double LP pressed on audiophile 180 gram vinyl - the sixth and final studio album, including the singles Calling Elvis, Heavy Fuel, On Every Street & The Bug. I ssued as part of 'The Studio Albums 1978-1991' series and housed in a single pocket picture sleeve with download card. This example remains factory sealed from new in the original stickered shrinkwrap)

2-LP vinyl set

£ 34.99

DIRE STRAITS Brothers In Arms (2014 UK Back To Black series 9-track remastered double LP pressed on audiophile 180 gram vinyl - their 1985 fifth album, including the singles Money For Nothing and Walk Of Life. Issued as part of 'The Stu dio Albums 1978-1991' series and housed in a single pocket picture sleeve with download card. This example remains factory sealed from new in the original stickered shrinkwrap)

2-LP vinyl set

£ 34.99

DIRE STRAITS Private Investigations (1982 UK injection moulded wide centre jukebox 7" single, also including the song Badges Posters Stickers T-shirts, company die-cut paper sleeve DSTR1. The vinyl has some surface marking but appears seldom play ed DSTR1)

7" vinyl

£ 6.99

DIRE STRAITS Brothers In Arms (1985 UK 9-track LP, including the heart-wrenching title track, the iconic Walk Of Life and the famous 'MTV' rocker Money For Nothing guest starring Sting, picture sleeve with hype sticker which mentions only two son gs, comes with illustrated lyric inner. The sleeve has some light edge scuffing and minor ringwear, whilst the vinyl looks barely played VERH25)

vinyl LP

£ 35.00

DIRE STRAITS Communique (1979 Portuguese 9-track vinyl LP on the Vertigo 'Spaceship' label design, fully laminated picture sleeve. This copy was imported to be sold in the UK, the sleeve has a vintage well known high street shop price sticker ont he front, comes in a stickered open shrink therfore shows little wear, whilst the vinyl shows little evidence of play)

vinyl LP

£ 35.00

DIRE STRAITS Communique (1980s German 9-track CD issue of their 1979 album, with a picture sleeve and barcoded back inlay)

CD album

£ 20.00

DIRE STRAITS Money For Nothing (1985 Australian 12" vinyl single on the Vertigo 'Spaceship' label, featuring the Full Length Version, also including a live recording of Love Over Gold, picture sleeve with European tour dates on the reverse. The s leeve has minimal wear whilst the vinyl shows little signs of play)

12" vinyl

£ 17.50

DIRE STRAITS Money For Nothing (1988 UK 11-track vinyl LP including the classic title track, Sultans Of Swing, Walk Of Life, Romeo & Juliet plus a previously unreleased live version of Portobello Belle. The hype-stickered glossy picture sleeve comes complete with the illustrated lyric inner and displays some light shelfwear to the edges while the vinyl appears barely played VERH64)

vinyl LP

£ 20.00

DIRE STRAITS Brothers In Arms (1985 Australian 9-track LP, complete with lyric insert, picture sleeve. The sleeve shows just a little light shelfwear & the vinyl remains in excellent condition with few signs of play)

vinyl LP

£ 45.00

DIRE STRAITS Twisting By The Pool (1983 UK 3-track 7" vinyl EP, also including Two Young Lovers and If I Had You, picture sleeve. The vinyl and sleeve are in excellent condition DSTR2)

7" vinyl

£ 8.00

DIRE STRAITS Communique (1979 US 9-track vinyl LP, the second studio album by the British rock band including News, Once Upon A Time In The West and Lady Writer, picture sleeve with a deletion cut and glossy picture inner. The sleeve shows som e light general wear whilst the vinyl remains excellent with only light signs of play HS3330)

vinyl LP

£ 10.00

DIRE STRAITS Love Over Gold (1982 Australasian 5-track vinyl LP on the spaceship label, including the singles Private Investigations & Industrial Disease, picture sleeve with lyric inner. The picture sleeve displays some light general wear wit h a small split to the inner, whilst the vinyl shows only light signs of play)

vinyl LP

£ 15.00

DIRE STRAITS Dire Straits (1978 US first press 9-track LP, the eponymous debut album from Knopfler & Co, including the classic single, Sultans of Swing, housed in the original picture sleeve with no deletion cuts or markings. This ideal collector 's copy is still in open shrink with the rare song hype sticker attached. The sleeve shows minimal wear and the vinyl has just a single hairline to indicate play BSK3266)

vinyl LP

£ 45.00

DIRE STRAITS Live In 85/6 (Official 1986 UK 34-page 11" square tour programme, including tour dates from 1977 to 1986 & photographs, biography and colour cover featuring the 'Brothers In Arms' album artwork)

tour programme

£ 13.50

DIRE STRAITS The King Biscuit Flower Hour Show #643 (1986 US three sided double LP Radio Show featuring eight exclusive live tracks, first broadcast on 31st August 1986 & complete with cue sheet - Still in the original opened shrink)

3-LP vinyl set

£ 75.00

DIRE STRAITS Making Movies (1980 Canadian 7-track vinyl LP including the classic single Romeo And Juliet, complete with lyric inner, picture sleeve. The sleeve shows just a little light sheflwear and the vinyl appears in barely played condition S RM-1-3857)

vinyl LP

£ 18.00

DIRE STRAITS Dance Play EP (1983 UK solid paper label 3-track 7" vinyl EP, including Twisting By The Pool, Two Young Lovers and If I Had You, picture sleeve DSTR2)

7" vinyl

£ 10.00

DIRE STRAITS Alchemy Live (Classic 1984 UK 10-track double vinyl LP recorded live at the Hammersmith Odeon in London across two nights in July the previous year, featuring versions of Sultans Of Swing, Romeo & Juliet, Tunnel Of Love & more. The gatefold picture sleeve shows light wear, edge scuffing and some light age discoloration, while the vinyl is excellent with just the odd faint cosmetic sign of play VERY11)

2-LP vinyl set

£ 15.00

DIRE STRAITS Communique (1979 French 9-track vinyl LP on the black & silver label design, featuring Once Upon A Time In The West, Angel Of Mercy & Follow Me Home, embossed picture sleeve printed in Holland with an illustrated credits inner. Both the sleeve & vinyl are in excellent condition with just a few light paper hairlines visible)

vinyl LP

£ 12.00

DIRE STRAITS Dire Straits (1978 Portuguese Vertigo 'spaceship' label 9-track vinyl LP - a great issue of the band's eponymous debut album, featuring the classic Sultans Of Swing, matt picture sleeve with lyric inner. The sleeve has a few light storage marks, but the vinyl looks seldom played)

vinyl LP

£ 20.00

DIRE STRAITS Making Movies (1980 US 7-track vinyl LP including Romeo & Juliet and Tunnel Of Love, glossy red & blue titled sleeve - still in opened shrinkwrap. The sleeve shows only minor storage wear and the vinyl looks barely played BSK3480)

vinyl LP

£ 10.00

DIRE STRAITS Communiqué - Platinum (Rare 2014 Japanese exclusive limited edition 9-track digitally remastered Platinum edition SHM-CD [Super High Material CD - playable on all CD players], originally released in 1979. The ultimate compact disc utilizing platinum in place of the aluminium to form the reflective coating. With a mini paper sleeve replica of the original First Japanese issue with a replica obi-strip along with a lyric book. That's not all, this fantastic set comes

SHM CD

£ 55.00

DIRE STRAITS Live in 85 (Official 1985 UK 47-page square tour programme, promoting the tour for Brothers In Arms, featuring World tour dates & diary, maps of the tour, band and crew information, merchandise and lots of colour photographs with Philips compact disc hype stickered glossy cover also includes fold out poster with competition details to see Dire Straits in '86 down under plus CD player info. The cover / reverse has a little light wear around the edges but the inside content

tour programme

£ 15.00

DIRE STRAITS Romeo And Juliet (1980 UK injection moulded wide centred 7" vinyl single, manufactured for Jukebox use, also including Solid Rock MOVIE1)

7" vinyl

£ 8.00

DIRE STRAITS On Every Street (1991 UK 12-track LP, the sixth and final studio album by the British rock band, including the singles Calling Elvis, Heavy Fuel, On Every Street & The Bug, double hype-stickered picture sleeve [one showing three trac ks and the other 'See Dire Straits Live in Zurich'] plus lyric inner. The sleeve shows only minor wear and the vinyl has just a couple of light surface scuffs)

vinyl LP

£ 95.00

DIRE STRAITS Communique (1979 Portuguese 9-track vinyl LP on the Vertigo 'Spaceship' label design, fully laminated picture sleeve. The sleeve shows minimal wear and the vinyl looks barely played)

vinyl LP

£ 30.00

DIRE STRAITS Making Movies (Rare Test Pressing for the original 1980 US 7-track LP, with custom printed white labels which have the 'Warner Bros. Records Inc.' publishers credit at the top & 'available only to technical & other authoriz ed personnel for the limited purposes of testing & review' print at the bottom. Comes housed in catalogue number annotated sleeve with the original label copy sheet attached with 'September 5, 1980' review date. The vinyl has been professional

vinyl LP

£ 150.00

DIRE STRAITS Sultans Of Swing (1978 US wide centre 7" vinyl single, also featuring Southbound Again, plain die cut paper sleeve WBS8736)

7" vinyl

£ 8.00



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