Record Collectors Guild



2015-06-26 10:45:33

The Record Collectors Guild is a resource site for record collectors featuring information, articles, an extensive A – Z encyclopaedia of terminology, various discussion forums for members and other useful related information.

It also has information on how to care for old vinyl, where to find rare records, a series of music quizzes on different genres, an online merchandise store and profiles of the Guild founding members.


The site has a large number of user-written articles on a wide range of subjects. Examples of articles available include:

  • Historic and Controversial Album Covers
  • Gramophone Recordings Post-War and Present
  • Record Collecting and its Relationship with Sampling
  • The Marvelettes, Motown 78 RPM Discovered

Record Tips

The site also includes in-depth information on many important aspects of record collecting such as:

  • Appraisals
  • Grading
  • Care
  • Insurance


The site features links to related sites and companies under the following categories:

  • Music Ripping Software – links to music extraction software for transferring vinyl to CD and MP3
  • New & Reissue Vinyl – links to independent record stores and other outlets
  • Record Accessories – links to suppliers of record sleeves, magnetic cartridges, storage and cleaning devices
  • Music Cataloguing Software – links to software allowing users to organise their collections

Related Wikicollecting pages

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