Is there a vinyl record collector in your family or circle of friend? In this post I will throw out a few record collector gift ideas which any serious record collector would be thrilled to have. Record collectors spend their time digging though crates and rack after rack of records in search of that special record. You might want to consider giving them one of these gifts that will keep them happily spinning away. Or you may even want something just for yourself!
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Why not display your favorite album as art? This white frame (Affiliate link) measures 1.1 x 15 x 15 inches. Makes a perfect gift for any record collector. These are great for quick change up when you feel like swapping records.
- Display your favorite record covers.
- Can display Single, double or triple record albums.
- Records are safely shown against sponge cushion back plate to protect your walls.
- Comes with complete instructions and ideas for layout.
- Has a quick release mechanism so you can play and display other records without having to take the frame off the wall.
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Dust & Grooves: Adventures in Record Collecting
Another great idea would be this coffee-table book by Eilon Paz. Chock full of pictures of collectors and their collections and interviews with some renown collectors such as Roy Brussard and many more. You favorite collector will love looking through this book and probably with much envy as he views some pretty impressive record collections. The author is a photographer and a record collector so you can be sure this is a top-notch book in both the photography andthe content. This book has a 4.6 out of 5 star rating on Amazon so it issure to please any record collector.
Features 250 extremely beautiful full-page photos of record collectors from across the world. Almost any reader will find something to appreciate from the passion of the collectors to the beauty of the images. This hardcover book is 428 pages and measures 9.8 x 1.4 x 12.2 inches with a shipping weight of 5.5 pounds.
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If your collector friend is a Beatles fan (who isn’t?) he/she will marvel at how awesome this Yellow Submarine Building Kit actually is. No serious Beatles fan should be without this. Gift wrap is also available when you order through Amazon. They will be able to build the LEGO version of the iconic Yellow Submarine from the Beatles 1968 film. Lots of accessories and creates a colorful retro display. This item has over 400 reviews on Amazon and has a 4.9 out of 5 star rating. You cannot go wrong with this as a gift to your favorite record collector friend!
- Includes mini figures of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, also a Jeremy figure
- Has a removable top, cockpit thatwill hold all four Beatles mini figures, four rotating periscopes, two rotating propellers and an adjustable rudder, plus a removable display stand
- Accessories included are John’s telescope, Paul’s 1×2 ‘love’ tile, Ringo’s round 2×2 ‘half a hole’ tile, George’s submarine motor and Jeremy’s Apple.
- The Yellow Submarine measures 5″ high, 9″ long and 2″ wide. The display stand is a bit over 1″ high, 4″ wide and 3″ deep.
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Give a gift of nostalgia that offers protection for their furniture. A great addition for the music room is this set of mini retro 45 record coasters. One of a kind set of 6 different colored coasters in a cool retro presentation box is the perfect gift for any music lover.
- Decorate your coffee or end table with these cool retro vinyl record coasters. A set of 6 different designs on the record label and comes in a nice retro style decorator box.
- The bottom side has rubber no-slip surface that provides a firm no slide grip so the coasters wond slide around the table.
- Protects your table from hot and cold drinks.
- 4.2 inch diameter size fits any size glassware.
- Coasters are made of ABS and environmental non-toxic material
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If your collector is a fan of 60s classic rock then he will definitely appreciate this Jimi Hendrix wall clock. This clock is made from a vinyl record. The craftsmanship is exquisite in this unique gift. Hurry and order as supply is limited and sure to sell out fast with the holidays fast approaching. Your favorite collector will love you forever for this gift! If this is sold out checkout the other vinyl wall clocks available. I’m sure you can find one of his favorite artist.
I’m pasting a note from the maker of this clock as it has valuable product information for you:
Amazing-looking vintage wall clock made from used vinyl records. Detailed information about the product: • We may change a clock dial for you for no additional charges • Clock movement works quiet and your favorite clock will serve you for a very long time • The size our the clock is 12″ • We pack our handmade clock in a separate protected box. You can choose one of the templates developed by our professional designers or you can create your own design and we will implement it for you. The vintage vinyl record clock will suit to any design and interior. Order one for yourself and enjoy the words of delight from your friends, colleagues and neighbors. We will need around 2-3 working days to make your vinyl record wall clock and send it to you. Then it takes around 7-11 working days to be delivered to you. Tracking number is provided. We will refund you the money or send you another clock free of charge within 30 days after you receive the clock in case the clock comes broken. Please provide pictures. Your little piece of art is waiting for you. Don’t doubt!
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Every collector knows that proper storage and handling can mean the difference between warped, ruined records or a perfect long lasting collection. In addition to proper storage this beautifully made retro style record box makes your collection portable so you can take your records to a friends house to enjoy. This box is made to last with heavy-duty hardware, hinges and corner guards. measures 8.6 x 4.1 x 10.2 inches. 5 of 5 star rating on Amazon
The records stack neatly on edge to extend life span. They are fully protected from knocks, bumps and dampness. This box holds up to 25 records and comes with durable hardware a resin handle with chrome snap closures. Comes in 4 colors.
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There You Have It
Well these are only a few record collector gift ideas for you to consider. I’ll be adding more ideas later. As a record collector myself I would love any of these I have listed so you can be sure the collector in your family or circle of friends will be just as appreciative as I would be to receive any of these. Happy shopping and I have no doubt any of the above will make your collector friend a happy music person this Christmas!
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