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"We sell a Wanda Jackson split record for 10 bucks, the eBay flipper turns around and sells it for 300," he explained (via Antiquiet). "If 300 is what it's worth, then why doesn't Third Man Records sell it for 300? If we sell them for more, the artist gets more, the flipper gets nothing ... We thought we'd let you decide how much they cost this time."

How about selling 3000 of them for $10 instead of 100 for $300 then, you dumb fuck?
 

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I see limited releases more as a PR tool than a profit-making venture, though apparently White feels differently. The point is to build fan enthusiasm by making such releases the equivalent of the Willy Wonka "golden ticket." EBay resales by third parties only add to the publicity value, while eBay auctions by the label itself appear exploitative, even if that's simply a perception.
 

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The limited releases actually cost more to produce than doing a larger number of them. Literally from most presses you can get 500 records for the same price or less than 300 records. If you print more, more people will buy them. It's not like he doesn't have the cash, he is creating the market he is complaining about. Ah well.
 
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