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Discogs reveals 100 most expensive records sold

The sale prices ranged from $2,247 to $15,000...


Discogs have revealed the 100 most expensive items purchased in the United States via its online marketplace since its launch in 2005.

Ranging from $2,247 to $15,000, the countdown features big names including Led Zeppelin, Nirvana and The Velvet Underground.

Prince - who features several times - tops the list with 'The Black Album' aka 'The Funk Bible', which sold for $15,000 in 2016.

Check out the full list here. Discogs has included a link to each release where you can find release notes that "will help shed light on their worth and collectibility".

Discogs sold almost 11 million records last year.

Back in March, we asked: is vinyl-only culture encouraging elitism in electronic music?

Am app designed to match music from your Spotify playlists with vinyl available to buy online was launched earlier this year.