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57 Records. The good Some bad and certainly ugly

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Item: 57 records 
Price Range: nil. Nothing 
Item Condition: New or Used
Extra Info: Memories from my youth. Some good. Some bad. Lots ugly.  All Ultrasonic cleaned.  Lots of classical. Some pop compilations from 70’s / 80’s. 

Some good ones. Double ups of mine.   the photos are an example of what you can expect.
 

prob pickup only.   Redland Bay.  Near Brissy

 

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Goodness me Bill- you have a few I'd like to listen too.

 

Maybe I'm better off waiting to see if some one wants the lot?

 

Great to see you back at it!

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Hi Tim

 

yeah was a hard few months.  But I’m hoping that big C is beaten back a bit now.   Good to be back.   Your welcome to pop over and see what you want mate 

 

cheers 

10 hours ago, Tim D said:

Goodness me Bill- you have a few I'd like to listen too.

 

Maybe I'm better off waiting to see if some one wants the lot?

 

Great to see you back at it!

 

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I'll take any that are left over please Bill.

I can relate to coping with the Big C.

Going through that myself at the moment.

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I’m only after a couple.  I can drop the rest off in Ipswich during the week?

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1 hour ago, Pegasus said:

I'll take any that are left over please Bill.

I can relate to coping with the Big C.

Going through that myself at the moment.

Stay strong mate.   If there is anything I can do just say 

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Thanks Bill.

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1 hour ago, Pegasus said:

Thanks Bill.

I’m has just -Ickes them up mate.  He’ll drop them off to you soon 

 

cheers 

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Records have gone 

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