Wednesday, 28 September 2011

FP D1C Gold

Imagine the scene... you're sat at work one day when an email pops into your inbox asking you if you would be interested in buying some dude's spare Floorpunch 'Division One Champs' 7" on gold vinyl. What do you think you would you do?

Me, I replied within about two minutes to say "yup"... and after several weeks of negotiation and attempts to find rare Warzone records to trade, we eventually came to an agreement and I paid cash. Or virtual cash. You know... robot money.

If you know the story behind this record you'll appreciate how difficult this is to come by. Some refer to it as the chung king of the 90s. Most people who have one aren't going to let it go in a hurry. I think I've only ever had one chance at this before, about 5 years ago (for nearly half the price!). Cost is irrelevent though. I never thought I would own this, so I'm happy.

You're long gone, but I'll never quit.
Through thick and thin I'll stick with it.
Time goes on...

7 comments:

Wade said...

i think the same guy asked me. i turned it down, i simply couldn't afford it. it was the first time i felt honored to be offered a record. glad to see it went to a good collector.

Mike said...

No one has ever asked me if I wanted to buy one. With a house and two kids, everyone probably knows better than to waste their time asking me. Someday....

Alternate 1995 said...

ah damn, you should have held out for 48/88 :)

Skeletor666 said...

congrat´s! cheers from germany

Flanders Fury said...

I don't know what to think about the way you obtained this one. I feel it went too easy, probably you have a good reputation in the world of collecting otherwise they wouldn't ask you. But on the other hand obtaining it was not the result of taking initiative or searching and hunting down. Maybe you did this searching and hunting down earlier and now you finally got result in an indirect way... Maybe it's karma or something.

mel said...

did you pay a lot for it Marcus?

mcs said...

Depends on your definition of a lot I guess.

But yes.