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Best Of Louis Armstrong

LP (Item 974548) Verve, 1950s — Condition: Sealed

Includes the tracks "Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen", "Let's Do It", "Body & Soul", "Blues In The Night", "When Your Love Has Gone" and more.  © 1996-2021, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Still sealed, but aged and shopworn, with a tear in front.)

Sealed

This is what it says, that the record is still held fast in shrink-wrap. We tend to be pretty suspicious about these things, so if the shrink-wrap doesn't look original, or if the record seems to have undergone some damage over time, we'll probably take it out of the wrapper to ensure that it's in good shape — which is why we don't have more of these. In some cases the shrink-wrap may be torn in spots, but if it's not possible the record has been taken out and played, the record will still qualify as "Sealed".

Additional Marks & Notes

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