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We want to buy your The Damned items
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If you want to avoid reading all the detail below see our quick 3 easy steps to sell to us guide here
We are the world's largest buyer of The Damned rare & collectable vinyl records, albums, 7", 12" & CD singles, CDs albums & memorabilia, and it's easy to sell your The Damned Records to us.
So call free on 0800 345 7551 (UK only) or +44 (0)1474 815099
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We can send our dedicated courier service to collect from you or you can a bring your collection to our offices for a free appraisal, arranged by us at our cost. For large collections we will visit you worldwide as we travel all over the UK (including Wiltshire), Europe, USA and Japan to buy.
You can also Download our easy to complete form list the records you want to sell to us here
Now in more detail:

Why pay money and spend time to advertise your The Beatles items at on-line auctions or eBay when you can sell them to us for absolutely no fee!

EIL.COM are the world's largest buyer of your rare and collectable vinyl records, albums, singles, CDs, CD singles and memorabilia and have been buying for 31 years!
We are always looking for items to buy from the UK (England), France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Norway, Sweden, (and the rest of Europe), the USA and Canada, Argentina, Mexico, Brazil, Cuba, Columbia (and the rest of the South America), Japan (and the rest of Asia) and Australia and New Zealand.

We cover all artists from the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s and 2000s and are also interested in items by The Beatles related artists Aashish Khan, Ananda Shankar, Arthur Wilkinson, Astrid Kirchherr, Attitudes, Backbeat, Billy Preston, Black Dyke Mills Band, Bobby Keys, Brian Epstein, Brute Force, Cafe Creme, Carl Groszmann, Cavern Sound, Chris Hodge, Colonel, Cynthia Lennon, Dark Horse Records, David Hentschel, DBM, Denny Laine, Derek Taylor, Elastic Oz Band, Elephant's Memory, Ferry Aid, George Harrison, George Martin, Goddess Of Fortune, Handmade Films, Henry McCullough, Hollyridge Strings, Jackie Lomax, James McCartney, Jimmy McCulloch & White Line, Jimmy Nicol, Jiva, Joey Molland, John Lennon, John Tavener, Johnny Warman, Julian Lennon, Keni Burke, Klaus Voormann, Linda McCartney, Lon & Derrek Van Eaton, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Mary Hopkin, Musketeer Gripweed, NEMS (Record Label), New World Electronic Chambre Ensemble, Oasis feat Mary Hopkin, Paul McCartney and Wings, Peace Choir, Percy Thrillington, Radha Krishna Temple, Ravi Shankar, Ray Cathode, Ringo Or Robin, Ringo Starr, Roger Webb, Ronnie Spector, Rory Storm And The Hurricanes, Ross, Russ Sainty, Rusty Anderson, Sean Lennon, Smokin' Mojo Filters, Splinter, Stairsteps, Stormer, Stuart Sutcliffe, Suzanne, Suzy and the Red Stripes, Sylvia Griffin, Tee-M, The Alpha Band, The Bedrocks, The Country Hams, The Fireman, The Fool, The London Jazz Four, The Marbles (60s), The Pete Best Band, The Quarrymen, The Remo Four, The Sundown Playboys, Thenewno2, Tommy Quickly, Tony Sheridan, Trash, Traveling Wilburys, Yoko Ono and in the following genres: 60s Beat, 60s Pop, 60s Rock, Apple label, POP.

We are the world's largest buyer of your rare and collectable vinyl records and CDs, and it's easy to sell to us : -

   1. Download our easy to complete form and send the list of records, CDs and memorabilia you wish to sell to us here (right-click & select 'Save link as...'),
   2. We will e-mail you back quoting how much we will pay for them,
   3. Post to us the records and CDs you agree to sell,
   4.  We send you payment by return and will even pay your postage costs.

You can also call us on +44 (0)1474 815099 and email buyers@eil.com.

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A GUIDE TO THE U.K. ITEMS WE ALWAYS NEED ON ANY ARTIST...
1980s and 1990s 3" and 5" CD singles, limited edition 12"s, picture sleeve 7"s
Acetates, test pressings, promotional and demonstration copies
Gold/Silver/Platinum award discs - BPI certified or in-house - all countries
Promo videos, 5" CD Video Discs (PAL/NTSC/Secam), Music DVDs
Film & Movie press kits, programmes for premieres, film & TV related memorabilia
Original soundtrack LPs, TV related records, box sets etc
Official tour merchandise, T-shirts, Sweatshirts, Jackets, crew clothing etc
Original artwork/Bromides/Cromalins/Proofs/Colour separation for picture covers & adverts etc

AN AROUND-THE-WORLD GUIDE TO FOREIGN COLLECTABLES WE WANT TO BUY...

We will buy or trade most CDs and vinyl from most countries, especially the following...

JAPAN
vinyl singles and LPs, 3" snap-pack CDs and 5" CDs, special edition CD albums, Japanese promo sample CDs, Special DJ Copies, LPs, 12"s, 7"s, 45s, picture discs, tour programmes...
BRAZIL & ARGENTINA
Promo CD singles, 12" maxis, 45s, promo LPs...

MEXICO
Coloured vinyl's, promo 45s/12"s maxis and CD singles...

SOUTH AFRICA
CD singles, deleted vinyl LPs, 12" singles, 7" 45s...
HONG KONG, SINGAPORE & PHILIPPINES
Coloured vinyl's, CD singles & promos...
AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND
Deleted CD singles, limited editions, coloured vinyl issues, promo samples/demonstration copies, 12"s, 7"s, original or deleted vinyl LPs, out-of-print CD albums...
NORWAY, SWEDEN, DENMARK & FINLAND
Deleted CD singles, promotional copies, deleted 7" and 12" singles, original or deleted vinyl LPs...
GERMANY, HOLLAND, BELGIUM & ITALY
Deleted CD singles, promotional copies, limited editions, coloured vinyl's, 7" and 12" maxi singles, original or deleted vinyl LPs, record club editions (Club Sonderauflage), box sets, picture discs...
FRANCE
Original 7" singles, EPs, original or deleted vinyl LPs, 12"s maxis, limited edition (tirage limite), promos (vente interdite/hors commerce), maxi CD singles, CD 2 Titres, press kits, box sets (coffret), coloured vinyl's (disque coleur), picture discs...
SPAIN
Promo 45s, 12"s, original LPs, CD maxis, CD promocionel, box sets...
U.S.A. & CANADA
45s, 12"s, CD maxis, original vinyl LPs, out-of-print CD albums, promos/demos/samplers, press kits, posters, coloured vinyl's, test pressings, acetates...

AWARDS WE WANT TO BUY

We always require Gold, Silver, Platinum and Multi-Platinum awards on most artists - official B.P.I., R.I.A.A., I.F.P.I., C.R.I.A., S.N.E.P. etc. certified or genuine in-house variants from around the world. We also need Ivor Novello, B.M.I., ASCAP etc. publishing awards, plaques, trophies, certificates and citations.

MEMORABILIA ALWAYS REQUIRED:

Programmes; concert tickets; original concert posters; invites; handbills & flyers; promotional posters, standees, mobiles, displays & other P.O.S. material; press kits, boxes & sales presenters; award discs; tour crew jackets & other clothing; tour itineraries; promotional jackets, t-shirts & other clothing; original artwork, proofs, colour separations, cromalins, bromides, etc; interesting paper items, promotional gimmicks & most other memorabilia needed. Also buying: original film posters; movie press books & press kits; cinema programmes; premiere invites & programmes; promotional clothing & other items.

SHOPS/WHOLESALERS/DEALERS/REVIEWERS/RADIO STATIONS

If you have a record collection or inventory for sale we will travel throughout the UK, Europe, USA, Canada, Japan, Australia, South America and beyond! If you would like more information or wish to arrange an appointment for us to visit, please contact the office most local to you.
More Details of what and how we buy can be found here.

A FEW OF THE ITEMS WE WANT

THE DAMNED Damned Damned Damned (Rare original 1977 UK Stiff label 12-track vinyl LP with etched A1/B1 matrices as well as 'A Porky Prime Cut' & 'The Sound Is In The Music' scratched into the dead wax, complete with the ultra rare picture sleeve with misprinted 'Eddie & The Hot Rods' image on the back with the original red Erratum sticker over the image. The sleeve has just a light sheen to the front, probably due to the original shrinkwrap and shallow creasing to the bottom left c

Tracklisting: orner, with a little discolouration to the reverse, with no splits or paper loss and the spine text clear & legible; the vinyl has just a little cosmetic marking left by the original poly-lined inner, which has no real impact on play and very little sign of actual turntable use, leaving it Excellent. A great copy of this piece of Punk history SEEZ1)оо1. Neat Neat Neat 2. Fan Club 3. I Fall 4. Born To Kill 5. Stab Yor Back 6. Feel The Pain 7. New Rose 8. Fish 9. See Her Tonite 10. 1 Of The 2 11. So Messed Up 12. I Feel Alright History:- The classic Damned Damned Damned album cover depicts the four original members of the group after the Stiff Records photographer bashed each one of them round the chops with a cream pie. But the fun & games didn't stop there. On the album's release in February [18th] 1977, the story was put to the press that distributor Island Records had mistakenly positioned an Erica Echenberg photograph of New Wave/RnB act Eddie & The Hot Rods in place of a live shot of The Damned at London punk venue the Roxy on the back cover. An "erratum" sticker was also [strategically] placed on the rear next to the 'offending' image, reading: "Due to Record Company error, a picture of Island recording artists Eddie & The Hot Rods has been printed instead of The Damned. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and the correct picture will be substituted on future copies." Note, the album design was credited to Big Jobs Inc, a pseudonym of Barney Bubbles, whose cv includes work with Hawkwind & other unusual promotional activity at Stiff Records [e.g. the bogus 'Stiff Single Voucher' or deliberately off-register sleeve for Elvis Costello's 'This Years Model']. For many years we have called this version of the cover a 'withdrawn misprint' but it was in fact printed intentionally under the direction of Stiff Records label boss, Jake Riviera in collaboration with art director, Barney Bubbles. Stiff had worked out they needed to sell 2,000 copies to recoup the cost of recording [the album took just 10 days to record] & producing the first UK punk album release, ahead of the first The Clash LP & months ahead of The Sex Pistols. We also know that bassist Captain Sensible kicked a fuss about the album's artwork & cream pie fiasco, right down to his placement on the back cover, either way it's no coincidence that it ended up being The Damned's mates Eddie & The Hot Rods pictured, as an elaborate prank 'doing the rat' no less, in mock tribute to Rat Scabies we presume. With instant media coverage of the so-called "error" on the cover, the album sold like hot [cream pie] cakes, instantly hitting the UK album charts. We can confirm that only 2000 copies were pressed this way & a very limited number were shrink-wrapped with a special Barney Bubbles designed red "food-fight" sticker on the front of the shrink reading "Damned Damned", thus completing the LP title when read underneath the band's name. Run out groove inscriptions: Side A: "A Porky Prime Cut SEEZ 1 A1 EG" Side B: "The Sound Is In The Plastic SEEZ 1 B1 EG"
THE DAMNED The Black Album (Rare 1982 Japanese second issue 11-track vinyl LP [minus the disc of live recordings], black embossed picture sleeve parodying the Beatles' 'White Album', includes Japanese text biography/lyric insert and 'Rock Original Disk Series' obi-strip SP18-5168)

Tracklisting: 1. Wait For The Blackout 2. Lively Arts 3. Silly Kids Games 4. Drinking About My Baby 5. Twisted Nerve 6. Hit Or Miss 7. Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde 8. Sick Of This And That 9. History Of The World Part 1 10. 13th Floor Vendetta 11. Therapy
THE DAMNED Damned Damned Damned (Rare original 1977 UK Stiff label 12-track LP with A1/B1 matrices and 'A PORKY PRIME CUT' & 'THE SOUND IS IN THE MUSIC' etched into the dead wax, housed in a fully laminated picture sleeve with the Island logoon the reverse. The sleeve shows very little of its age with just a crease to the opening & the vinyl appears Near Mint. An all-time classic punk rock record with no real need for an upgrade! SEEZ1)

Tracklisting: 1. Neat Neat Neat 2. Fan Club 3. I Fall 4. Born To Kill 5. Stab Yor Back 6. Feel The Pain 7. New Rose 8. Fish 9. See Her Tonite 10. 1 Of The 2 11. So Messed Up 12. I Feel Alright
THE DAMNED Generals (1982 UK injection moulded 3-track 7" vinyl single, also including Disguise & Citadel Zombies, picture sleeve BRO159)

Tracklisting: 1. Generals 2. Disguise 3. Citadel Zombies
THE DAMNED Not Of This Earth (1995 Japanese 11-track CD album, includes Shadow To Fall, Running Man and I Need A Life, plus bonus track Heaven Can Take Your Lies, picture sleeve booklet with English/Japanese lyrics + obi-strip TOCP-8593)

Tracklisting: 1. Shadow To Fall 3:00 2. Tailspin 4:07 3. Testify 2:56 4. Running Man 5:02 5. Never Could Believe 4:52 6. No More Tears 5:11 7. I Need A Life 3:22 8. My Desire 2:42 9. Shut It 2:43 10. Not Of This Earth 2:51 11. Heaven...Can Take Your Lies 39:49
THE DAMNED The Shadow Of Love (1985 UK limited edition 3-track 10" vinyl single including The Ten Inches Of Hell Mix plus Nightshift and Would You. The picture sleeve has their UK tour dates printed on the reverse and shows a little shelfwear tothe edges but the vinyl remains in barely played condition GRIMX2)

Tracklisting: A1. The Shadow Of Love (10 Inches Of Hell Mix) 6:38 B1. Nightshift 2:25 B2. Would You 2:31

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