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Posted: 21 Jan 10, 23:09 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hey. I was doing my usual check of Queen-related records on one of my favorite sites, and this came up. Can anyone give me any information about it?

You Take My Breath Away/Teo Torriatte (Let Us Cling Together)/Love of
My Life/You're My Best Friend/Bohemian Rhapsody/It's a Hard
Life/Bicycle Race/Jealosy/In Only Seven Days/One Year of Love/Who Wants
to Live Forever.

What I want to know is value, release date, ect.

Thanks, F.M

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[QUOTE][QUOTENAME]Serry...wrote:[/QUOTENAME]I was more curious about - which font Freddie used for his thoughts? Arial? Verdana? Or Wingdings'
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Posted: 22 Jan 10, 08:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

It comes from Russia and was released, If I rembember correct, in 1994 or 1995. I got it myself in those days for what would be about 5 euro's.
Never saw any cathalogue that put a price tag on it - but it is considered very rare. Debate with these kind of releases though is always if they are 'official' or not, which has a large influence on the going price. I've seen it offered on sale (but only saw it on sale two or three times AT ALL) for sums up to 300 euro's; seen it go on eBay once for 150.

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Posted: 22 Jan 10, 16:15 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Just another pirate release if you ask me.
 
A quick search on the internet learns:

Here's one for sale on eBay:
http://cgi.ebay.com/Queen-Bohemian-Rhapsody-LP_W0QQitemZ320475505165QQcmdZViewItemQQptZUK_Records?hash=item4a9dd4220d

And another one on musicstack.com for $ 45
http://www.musicstack.com/item.cgi?item=10622733

They even sell the damn thing in New Zealand  (NZ $50 )
http://www.trademe.co.nz/Music-instruments/Vinyl/LPs-33-RPM/Rock/auction-260346618.htm

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Posted: 22 Jan 10, 16:40 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Ahh. Thanks for the info.



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[QUOTE][QUOTENAME]Serry...wrote:[/QUOTENAME]I was more curious about - which font Freddie used for his thoughts? Arial? Verdana? Or Wingdings'
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Posted: 22 Jan 10, 18:18 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I have this record. In fact I'm holding it right now.

There's not much information on it. There are a few words written in Bulgarian (not Rusian) on the back.
In the left lower corner is a drawing of a fish and the text ?????? 001
Pronounced as 'kala-iz'. I don't know what this means, but this might be the record company.
In the right lower corner ís the text ?????? ?? ??????????
I think it should be pronounced as 'zapisb along grans-dyatsi-i' and means 'written by Queen'

In the vinyl the number M-0035/1 and M-0035/2 are etched.

If there's somebody who's Bulgarian is better than mine, feel free to correct me.

According to Andreas Voigts' Queen discography the record is Russian and had a vallue of 25 euro in 1999. I think that is what I paid for it at the time.

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Posted: 22 Jan 10, 18:22 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

damn! It took me half an hour to find and type the Cyrillic characters in the text box. All replaced by questionmarks after posting.

It was something like KAnAN3 001 and 3anNcb no TpaHcARUNN


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Posted: 22 Jan 10, 18:40 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



Jjeroen wrote:

I've seen it offered on sale (but only saw it on sale two or three times AT ALL) for sums up to 300 euro's; seen it go on eBay once for 150.

That must've been in the days when the Korean Greatest Hits with the Live Killers front was valued at 900 pounds in the Record Collector - which I saw on sale a couple of times for 200+ euros, but in the last couple I've years I've seen it being sold for as little as 35 euros. No way that a Polish bootleg can fetch 150+ euros these days.







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Posted: 23 Jan 10, 02:32 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



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damn! It took me half an hour to find and type the Cyrillic characters in the text box. All replaced by questionmarks after posting.

It was something like KAnAN3 001 and 3anNcb no TpaHcARUNN
3anNcb - means 'Record', other words makes no sense in Russian, it could be something like "Record from translation".

Something like that:
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Posted: 23 Jan 10, 03:34 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I bought one of these on eBay and the seller told me it was Latvian. How true that is I don't know.


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Posted: 23 Jan 10, 06:26 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



Serry... wrote:

3anNcb - means 'Record', other words makes no sense in Russian, it could be something like "Record from translation".

Something like that:
http://ifotka.ru/images/73c9fv10j9910j0bl9t3.jpg
Thanks Serry,
That's the exact text. So you think it's Russian and not Bulgarian?
I made some pics.

pic1:

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Posted: 23 Jan 10, 06:27 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

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Posted: 23 Jan 10, 07:07 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Yep, as I know "record" on Bulgarian writes as something like "3anNc" while on Russian it's "3anNcb". It could be manufactured in Bulgaria for Russian market though, in 90s our shops were flooded with pirate releases from Bulgaria. But that "record from translation" is uncommon  (but still correct) construction of sentence in Russian language.