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Monaural LPs: Are They Worth Anything?

In the world of LP collecting, anything is fair play.  LPs were a common format back in their day, and were developed to overcome the short playing time of the 78RPM shellac discs of the day which, in their 10″ configuration, were only capable of about three minutes of music.  And when LPs first arrived, they were only available in monaural, and it took about 10 years for that to be replaced by stereo on a regular basis.  The short answer to my own question is:  “Yes.”  But, why?

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