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  • Rimsky-Korsakov-The Chicago Symphony Orchestra-Fritz Reiner, Conductor - Scheherazade

    Looking through my collection for something to play tonight, I realized I have a still sealed copy of the Chesky reissue from 1983 Rimsky-Korsakov* / The Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Fritz Reiner, Conductor* - Scheherazade (Chesky RC4).

    Figured before I open it, I should probably find out what it is worth still sealed.

    Other than discogs, anyone know a good place to find the value of an audiophile classic like this?
    Steve Lefkowicz
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      My experience is that the sealed RCA LSC copies generally are late pressings. Like RCA red seal pressings. Have never personally seen a sealed Shaded Dog.
      Myles B. Astor, PhD, Administrator
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      • #4
        Originally posted by MylesBAstor View Post
        My experience is that the sealed RCA LSC copies generally are late pressings. Like RCA red seal pressings. Have never personally seen a sealed Shaded Dog.
        This is a sealed Chesky reissue (RC4), I acquired it at CES when they first came out. Just never opened it.

        At the time of the original Shaded dog RCAs, did they seal them in shrink wrap? I thought they didn't start doing that until the early to mid 1960s.
        Steve Lefkowicz
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        Speakers: Tekton Double Impact, Tekton Lore, Magneplaner .7, ELAC Debut2 B6.2, Debut F5 and Debut B6, Emotiva Airmotiv B1, Sound Dynamics 300ti.
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        • #5
          Originally posted by Steve Lefkowicz View Post

          This is a sealed Chesky reissue (RC4), I acquired it at CES when they first came out. Just never opened it.

          At the time of the original Shaded dog RCAs, did they seal them in shrink wrap? I thought they didn't start doing that until the early to mid 1960s.
          As I remember (now 54 years ago), I started buying classical records, EJ Korvette labelled the album covers with a code letter for the price. So it wasn't in a sealed shrink wrap or at least the store resealed the records. I have a few records that have that mark. I remember the stereo records cost $4.98 and the mono records cost $3.98. Later the stereos went up to $5.98. Of course, the dollar was worth a lot more then. Columbia did it differently - they sealed the record itself in a poly bag. Many years later I bought what I thought was a used copy of the MS6012 Bruno Walter conducting the Beethoven Pastorale and it was still sealed in its poly bag!

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