Single Owner Auction of 78 RPM Records Jazz, Blues, Early Rock

Single Owner Auction of 78 RPM Record Collection with Jazz, Blues, and Early Rock & Roll

$1 Starting Bid, No Reserves! Sun | Oct 16 | 10 am

Hughes is thrilled to present a Single Owner Auction of 78 RPM Record Collection featuring Jazz, Blues, and Early Rock & Roll from the 1920s to 1950s.

This is a rare opportunity to bid on 800+ 78s that have been meticulously cared for by an avid Pasadena-area collector. All records have been stored in a climate controlled environment and the majority have been graded by the owner and annotated on the sleeve.

Labels include Sun, Brunswick, Victor, OKeh, Vocalion, Bluebird, Harmony, Columbia, Parlophone, Decca, Chess, Melotone, Perfect, Oriole, and many more. Featured lots include Lot 234 Elvis Presley on Sun (U-140) Milkcow Blues Boogie (A) and You're A Heartbreaker (B), Lot 79 King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band Biltmore 1028 Zulu's Ball (A) and Working Man Blues (B), and Lot 158 Billy Riley on Sun (277) Red Hot (A) and Pearly Lee (B). There are too many great finds to list them all here, so please enjoy pursuing this single owner auction catalog! For newcomers to collecting, here is a great article about veteran collectors.

Records will be shipped USPS MEDIA MAIL with $15 handling fee for the first record and $1 for each additional record. We will be using the R. Crumb approved 78 RPM record packing method as described here.

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In-house shipping available. Local pick up will be at 8059 Foothill Blvd, Sunland, CA 91040 on Wednesday October 19, 2022 from 10am to 2pm.