CRAIG CHASE VINYL
Don (ccvinylman) Larter, Owner
Label information: Capitol: SP-8510 stereo
Composer(s) and featured works:
Fritz Kreisler: Capriced Viennois; The Old Refrain
Dinicu-Heifetz: Hora Staccato
Massenet: Meditation from Thais
Paganini-Kreisler: Moto Perpetuo
Rimsky-Korsakov-Heifetz: The Flight of the Bumble Bee
Saint-Saëns: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso
Performers: Violinist Michael Rabin; Felix Slatkin conducts the Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Visual grade: VG+/VG+. The normal hairline scratches from normal play.
Play grade: NM/NM, with only an occasional light tick
Jacket grade: VG. Top seam needed hot glue. Top border is stained by cellophane tape, which I removed. Some yellowing on the back.
New Policy Changes, Effective July 15, 2015
Only my pricing policy has changed, primarily because of the labor intensive nature of selling records the Craig Chase Vinyl way. My way makes me unique among the other fine record sellers on eBay today. This policy change is the first significant one I’ve made since I first began selling records on eBay over 13 years ago. Some reasons for the change are:
SS = Still sealed; unopened and un-played; condition unknown.
NM+ = Near Mint Plus. Extraordinarily clean, quiet, and virtually unmarked, except perhaps for a very light spindle track on the label; may not have been played.
NM = Near Mint. Clean and quiet, regardless of scuffs, hairline scratches or apparent defects.
NM- = Near Mint Minus. Less quiet than NM, with a bit more background noise, regardless of its source.
VG++ = Very good plus plus. Noisier than NM-; may say why.
VG+ = Very good plus. Noisier than VG++; will say why.
VG = Very good. Record has some challenges, mostly crackle and ticking, but it should play through, with no skipping or getting stuck.
G = Good. Good isn’t necessarily bad, but the challenges of a VG record are more pronounced in a G record: deeper scratches, louder ticking, maybe even a short skip or two. A G record is at best a good “filler copy,” which serves you only until you can find a better copy.
Exc = Excellent. Virtually perfect; may be shrink-wrapped or not; looks almost new.
Exc- = Excellent minus. No major defects; clean, sound, and mark-free; perhaps a slightly bent corner or two.
VG + = Very Good Plus. May have a couple small defects, such as a little writing or a little staining or yellowing, but it's quite presentable.
VG = Very Good. Defects are more noticeable; may have needed seam repair with hot glue.
G = Good. Sleeve has some obvious challenges but is still somewhat presentable.
F = Fair. Need I say more?