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Don't just walk into a record store and ask them to buy your record collection.

WE BUY RockJazzBluesSoul and R&B VINYL RECORDS! Sell your old vinyl recordings for cash and get the best price for LPs, 45s and 78s with Cash For Records' personal approach to vinyl record buying. We are #1 Vinyl Record Buyers near you.

Here's where to sell your vinyl records! So,let's get started! First call Paul at Cash For Records. He'll guide you through the process of how to sell your vinyl records, and set up an appointment with you. We will travel throughout Ohio, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia and adjoining states. We love to meet collectors in Cleveland, Erie, Pittsburgh, Youngstown, Toledo, Columbus, Cincinnati, Charlotte, North Carolina, Jacksonville, Florida and everywhere in between. You can also find more tips here that will help you sell your old Jazz, Blues Soul and Rock records and make cash!

Who buys vinyl records?

You have decided to part ways with your great uncle's vinyl record collection. That's great! The first step is always just making the decision to sell your records and move on.

If you wanted to go a little further...

Take a look at your old records and find out:

  • The Artist
  • The Title
  • The Condition

The condition can be just as important, if not more, than the name of the singer or band. Even if it is a rare album or a single  from a popular artist, the record itself has little or no value if it was not taken care of. Call Paul to learn if your records are worth money!

There are 2 different ways to accurately grade a vinyl record.

Play Grading

Play Grading is when you place the vinyl record on a turntable and listen very closely to the sound quality, watch for skipping and other sound defects.

It's best to try out a number of systems first before settling on one turn table. Be sure to choose the turn table that most accurately plays the records. Placing the vinyl record on a turn table is also a good way to see if it is warped or bubbled from heat damage.

Visual Grading

Visual Grading is when you use a particular light source at a short distance away from the record as you inspect it. Halogen and direct natural sunlight work best.

Defects that were not visible on lower wattage lights now become profound when using a stronger light source or direct natural sunlight. As with the Play Grading, finding a light source that works best for you is important. It ensures your records were graded and priced appropriately.

Vinyl Record Grading Information

Vinyl Record Grading

Mint (M)

Mint records are perfect, unopened and / or never played. These records are usually sealed in its original packaging. 

Near Mint (NM)

Record is open but in nearly perfect condition. There are no signs of defects or markings appearing perfectly shiny and clean.

Very Good Plus (VG+)

High quality sound with only a minimal scuff or mark that does not affect the sound quality. The record has been played but any signs of play are barely noticeable. 

Very Good (VG)

The record sounds and plays good on the turntable with an occasional pop or surface noise. Wear is apparent with marks and light scratches visible. 

Good (G)

Record plays without skipping and may have surface noise and / or warping. There are signs of visible damage, writing on labels, wear, scuffs or marks. Good records are more likely to pop and have surface noise.

Fair (F) and Poor (P)

Records are in terrible condition and rarely sell for more than cents. These records are warped, scuffed, cracked, scratched and heavily damaged. Repeats or skips while playing and covers are in the worst shape.

How do I find out what my vinyl records are worth?

You can conduct an online search and have your vinyl records appraised. Our Cash For Records professionals have many years vinyl record buying experience and will be happy to assess your vinyl records or collection and let you know what it’s worth. Cash For Records will first speak with you to get information on your vinyl record. Paul will then schedule an appointment to come out and inspect your records or collection and give you the best CASH offer!

Are old vinyl records worth any money?

Old vinyl records are worth money. Rare albums, particular artists and bands, and the condition all play a part in how much a vinyl recording is worth. The format; Ex: Quadraphonic, mono, or stereo, Records that were poor selling before an artist was famous, copies that are still in it’s seal and in excellent condition, limited editions, foreign editions, promotional copies made for radio stations, never released copies, and unique sleeves are all factors in how much your vinyl album is worth. 

Where can I sell my vinyl records?

If looking for a professional vinyl record buyer, Cash For Records has more than 20 years experience buying vinyl records. Your vinyl records or old collection will be in the best possible hands. Contact Paul to get started and sell your records for cash fast.

Which old records are worth the most money?

There were only two copies known of Do I Love You (Indeed I Do), which is a rare 45-rpm Northern Soul track by Frank Wilson. This copy sold in 2009 for $37,000. Our preferred vinyl records are 45’s and 78’s. 

There is always a market for old vinyl records! There were changes made to Bob Dylan’s second album before its 1963 release. According to Record Mecca there were four songs replaced with newly recorded tracks, but a mistake was made at the pressing plant and the old version instead of the new masters were pressed. There was an unknown number pressed. Only a few copies of the old version have surfaced over the years, and less than two dozen of the mono copies are known to be in existence. They are believed to be one of the most valuable records in the world. We can provide information on how much your old records are worth after a thorough assessment and vinyl record grading inspection.

Who Buys Old Records Near Me?

Call Paul and our Cash For Records' team at 216-315-8216. Bring your vinyls in for an inspection or we can come to you. We strive to make the process as convenient as possible by traveling to you to buy your old vinyl records if needed.

Ready To Sell Your Vinyl Records? We Have Over 20 Years of Experience!

It's important to have a professional vinyl record buyer with years of experience look at your records with the correct tools and lighting. Anyone with little or no experience in records may not see or hear minor imperfections with the record. They also may not know how to calculate the price correctly as the condition of the record is just one factor in determining the final cost of the record or collection.

Paul, a professional who has been in the vinyl record buyer business for over 20 years can help you determine the condition of your single vinyl record or entire collection.

Call us today at 216-315-8216 to make an appointment and find out how much your records are worth!

We will come to your home or office to inspect your record collection - but it would have to be a large collection or specific records we really desired. Please realize or understand we could not drive to every call if it is not cost effective. We know the most valuable vinyl records! We are always prepared with the tools to inspect your records, packing materials and CASH.

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