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Posted: 28 Jul 07, 06:18 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I am lucky to own a complete works box set, sadly not signed though.

The funny thing is my set has two world maps!

Has anyone ever heard of thsi kind of this, or do I have a rarity?


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Posted: 28 Jul 07, 06:29 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I bought one years ago, took it home, discovered that the Queen 2 LP label had been printed significantly off-centre (like about 2 inches) making it unplayable.

I took it back and got a refund, but hopefully it was a one off unique rarity....

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Posted: 28 Jul 07, 09:16 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Every release can have it's mistakes rolling of the factory.

Two times the same poster? Might be a one-off indeed but is never a rarity. As anyone with two sets can 'make it'.

A misplaced label could also be a one-off, but is rarely considered a rarity as in that collectors have a special interest in them.
A misprint ON the label, on the other hand, COULD make it collectable.

Misprints that actually contain different music are a different story. They ARE in a lot of cases of interest for some collectors.

Think about the Dutch WWRY re-releases from a couple of years ago that played Magic instead of Friends will be friends.

But there are loads of these, most of them not known in general because they are probably the only copies around and the amount of collectors that are REALY interested in these is minimal.

A couple examples from my own collection:
Live At Wembley cd playing Dutch comedian Toon Hermans, The Cross Shove It! 12" single playing Belinda Carlisle...
Or the other way round: David Bowie Hunky Dory remaster cd playing the A Kind of Magic album.

Misprints that ARE of real interest and worth a lot of money in most cases are unique examples of albums that were pressed on the 'wrong' colour vinyl, sleeves that are in some way different.


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Posted: 28 Jul 07, 14:30 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

There is probably someone out there without a map.

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Posted: 28 Jul 07, 16:30 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Another queen fanatic wrote:

There is probably someone out there without a map.


I was thinking the same think ; )

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Posted: 28 Jul 07, 17:25 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I have The Complete Works where on two of the albums the printed labels are for different Queen albums than what the vinyl plays.

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Posted: 28 Jul 07, 18:39 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Another queen fanatic wrote:

There is probably someone out there without a map.


Heh, I must be the one. I bought my box back in 1989 on my holiday in Rome and later found out that I miss the map (still missing).


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Posted: 29 Jul 07, 03:38 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Here is something to check.. look at the Hot Space Record, my old one had the year as 1972 and I just checked my roommates set and his Hot Space has the same date, its on Side 1


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