Category Archives: record shop bags

Marchi, Italy

Always nice to have material sent in by other vinyl collectors interested in the packaging. Here is a good example of and album size record bag from the Marchi shop in Florence, Italy.  As was often the case, the shop … Continue reading

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Polydor carrier

This smart little paper carrier bag came my way recently, and looks to be from the late fifties, judging by the style of the Polydor logo and the graphic of the two musicians in the corner, which can be seen … Continue reading

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HMV

Everyone else has had an opinion. Here is ST33’s, plus some pictures – ads, sleeves and a fabulous fifties in-store HMV shopping carrier we just found.

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Record Store Day 1972

To mark this year’s record store day, a look back at another of Sheffield lost indie chains, Bradleys.

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Record Shop Archive

Happily the apathy from local arts organisations about popular culture exhibitions in Sheffield isn’t reflected everywhere (you’ll have to excuse my grump – two years running now I’ve been up for doing a sleeve art display for the Sensoria music … Continue reading

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Last Shop Standing – the movie

The book Last Shop Standing by Graham Jones took a look at the vanishing record stores in Britain, talking to owners current and ex. Published in 2009 it was a hit with readers, a piece of research which was done … Continue reading

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