You have found the home of Japanese Mini LP Papersleeve Replica CDs on the net
HomeBrowse FAQs (Fakes, Buying, Collecting) Fake-free eBayForumContributeMy Collection
Do not go here or you will be banned from this site!
ThumbsThis week / monthRecent images
Random images from
(Very basic search - less is better - use less words if don't find what you're looking for)
FireBoard
Welcome, Guest
Please Login or Register.    Lost Password?

Thanks for visiting the forum.

You are free the post here (and strongly encouraged to respond).

However, there is a Yahoo group (Japanese Import CDs) with a strong membership and healthy debate and discussion that may be of interest.

Re:Russian White Album fake or no? (1 viewing) (1) Guest
Go to bottom Post Reply Favoured: 0
TOPIC: Re:Russian White Album fake or no?
#203
popupjohn (User)
Fresh Boarder
Posts: 14
graphgraph
User Offline Click here to see the profile of this user
Russian White Album fake or no? 14 Years, 3 Months ago Karma: 0  
Hi everyone, I'm new to collecting this type of medium, just as I thought I wouldn't get hung up on collecting again!

Anyway before I found this remarkable site I bid for, and won (I'm now wondering why) The Beatles White Album
from a supplier 'Storage' (Larisa.rem) in Russia. I'm waiting for the item to arrive, so far it all seems very efficient
but I'm now wondering if it will be a fake after reading stuff on this site.
Anyone know if this supplier is good or not?
 
Report to moderator   Logged Logged  
  The administrator has disabled public write access.
#204
sam2095 (Moderator)
Moderator
Posts: 145
graph
User Offline Click here to see the profile of this user
Re:Russian White Album fake or no? 14 Years, 3 Months ago Karma: 2  
Hi John and welcome,

No idea about the seller but I'd say it's pretty certain you have bought a Russian copy of the White Album.

Is this it (or one like it) - 380016798334?

There's nothing wrong with Russian CDs generally as far as quality but they do not have the quality of Japanese releases and the issue of who gets royalties is always debatable.

Thanks, Sam.
 
Report to moderator   Logged Logged  
 
Last Edit: 2008/04/15 20:00 By sam2095.
 
Webmaster for http://www.minilps.net
  The administrator has disabled public write access.
#205
popupjohn (User)
Fresh Boarder
Posts: 14
graphgraph
User Offline Click here to see the profile of this user
Re:Russian White Album fake or no? 14 Years, 3 Months ago Karma: 0  
Hi Sam,
Thanks for coming back on this, the number is TOJP- 7080- 81
I've since been to the sellers feedback and read scores of positive messages.
So, who knows?
 
Report to moderator   Logged Logged  
  The administrator has disabled public write access.
#206
kigonjiro (Moderator)
Moderator
Posts: 67
graphgraph
User Offline Click here to see the profile of this user
Re:Russian White Album fake or no? 14 Years, 3 Months ago Karma: 2  
original 30th anniversary limited edition, you can watch it here.

It has a transparent plastic hard case (last picture).

And the russian has an obi like this one:



The legal origin of this release is questionable but I find this serieve very collectible because the black CDs and almost is not trying to lie you replicating the japanese obi.

Also you can find another version with black obi red japanese lettering and the UK flag on top of the obi. Is a russian fake. And maybe more fakes on sale.

As a rule check the page salerussia.com before to buy at ebay. If a product is in that page is a fake product. So if you find the same at ebay is fake also.

When buying any album included in that page we carefull with the seller. We have here a list of trusted sellers, check it.

Domingo
 
Report to moderator   Logged Logged  
 
Last Edit: 2009/01/05 19:22 By sam2095.
  The administrator has disabled public write access.
#207
popupjohn (User)
Fresh Boarder
Posts: 14
graphgraph
User Offline Click here to see the profile of this user
Re:Russian White Album fake or no? 14 Years, 3 Months ago Karma: 0  
...and guess what? mine has a UK flag at the top of the OBI...

hey ho...

and I've not even got it yet (only paid yesterday)

lesson learned.

Thanks for the info
 
Report to moderator   Logged Logged  
  The administrator has disabled public write access.
#208
kigonjiro (Moderator)
Moderator
Posts: 67
graphgraph
User Offline Click here to see the profile of this user
Re:Russian White Album fake or no? 14 Years, 3 Months ago Karma: 2  
 
Report to moderator   Logged Logged  
  The administrator has disabled public write access.
#209
popupjohn (User)
Fresh Boarder
Posts: 14
graphgraph
User Offline Click here to see the profile of this user
Re:Russian White Album fake or no? 14 Years, 3 Months ago Karma: 0  
Guess what.. As I hadn't received the mini cd and just paid for it via paypal I challenged the seller to confirm that the item was genuine.
Today I received a refund with no questions.

Thanks for your help.... what a great site!
 
Report to moderator   Logged Logged  
  The administrator has disabled public write access.
#351
Brian_L (User)
Fresh Boarder
Posts: 2
graphgraph
User Offline Click here to see the profile of this user
Re:Russian White Album fake or no? 13 Years, 8 Months ago Karma: 0  
Some The Beatles Mini LP CDs at salerussia.com are not replicas of Japanese editions, but absolutely original ones. I just got Magical Mystery Tour UK 2CD & Magical Mystery Tour Australian from salerussia.com - great releases, done with great care to details. it wasn't my first order there, so I can only recommend this seller - it's quite fast, honest and trustworthy.
 
Report to moderator   Logged Logged  
  The administrator has disabled public write access.
#352
sam2095 (Moderator)
Moderator
Posts: 145
graph
User Offline Click here to see the profile of this user
Re:Russian White Album fake or no? 13 Years, 8 Months ago Karma: 2  
Hi Brian and welcome!

While it's true that they are often of good quality, the major complaint is that it is most likely that the artists etc get no royalties for the sale.
 
Report to moderator   Logged Logged  
 
Last Edit: 2008/11/15 21:02 By sam2095.
 
Webmaster for http://www.minilps.net
  The administrator has disabled public write access.
#353
Brian_L (User)
Fresh Boarder
Posts: 2
graphgraph
User Offline Click here to see the profile of this user
Re:Russian White Album fake or no? 13 Years, 8 Months ago Karma: 0  
sam2095 wrote:
QUOTE:

While it's true that they are often of good quality, the major complaint is that it is most likely that the artists etc get no royalties for the sale.


Well, yes, but if we're speaking about the collecting first, being a collector it's always up to you whether to buy some rare and well made item for your collection or not, isn't it?))

If you are a collector and you want to support the band - ok, buy their official T-Shirt or any other official release, and your fave band will get some $ in royalties. Then, if you are a collector and want to expand your collection with something rare as well - ok, then order something rare and add it to your collection.

In that way everyone's happy, isn't it?)
 
Report to moderator   Logged Logged  
  The administrator has disabled public write access.
Go to top Post Reply
Powered by FireBoardget the latest posts directly to your desktop

Featured Releases (A selection of...)

See all Featured Releases

Front cover (main) image of BVCM-37083 : Presley, Elvis : Elvis Presley
BVCM-37083 : 2000-01-08
This is the eponymous first album from Elvis Presley. It is the first rock & roll album to reach number one on the national charts (holding at number 1 for 20 weeks) and the first million dollar selling pop album.
Front cover (main) image of YES-BOX1 : Yes : Roger Dean Box
YES-BOX1 : 1998-05-29
This ULTRA RARE promo box has the distinction of being the FIRST EVER Disk Union mini LP Promo Box!! The full title of the box is:YES ORIGINAL JACKET COLLECTION selected from ROGER DEAN WORKS. This box contained five YES mini LP CDs.
 
Front cover (main) image of DU-BOX226L : Schulze, Klaus : Timewind Box
DU-BOX226L : 2008-02-22
Big box to enclose the previous 3 slipcase promoboxes released by Disk Union to hold a total of 16 albums.
Front cover (main) image of TOCP 71010-1 : Beatles (The) : The Beatles (aka The White Album)
TOCP 71010-1 : 2009-09-09
Double album named the beatles. Kaldes også det hvide album. Gatefold. Navnet the beatles præget i frontcover. Nummer skrevet i sort No 0000001. Ellers er mini lp'en som den originale vinylplade.
 
Front cover (main) image of POCP-9194 to POCP-9208 & 9212/3 : Who (The) : POCP Target Obi Series
POCP-9194 to POCP-9208 & 9212/3 : 1999-09-29
The first edition of the first series of mini LPs for the Who (target obis) came with inserts that were pre-punched. A binder and T-Shirt accompanied the release. It is not clear how these were obtained but it seems likely that the small yellow coupon on the obi would have been snipped off and the folder at least was awarded on surrendering the full set of coupons.
Front cover (main) image of EMICD-11228 : Pink Floyd : Oh By The Way: European Box Set
EMICD-11228 : 2007-11-26

16 CD box set - being 14 studio albums including 2 doubles.

According to Pink Floyd Brain Damage site there were a few glitches with this release, the most notable being a misprinting of the inner bag for the second CD in "The Wall".

There are also cases of an album being missed out and duplicates in their places.

The later Japanese release of this box set is basically identical to this box set.

Poor quality fakes exist for this set - more details below.

The original Japanese individual releases are regarded as being of a much higher quality to either of these box sets.

You can see a YouTube video of this set on the videos page.

 

See all Featured Releases