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April Clare Welsh

This is officially the most expensive record ever sold at auction



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Vinyl collectors will certainly drool over this incredible collector's piece.

This article originally appeared on Fact Mag

The record went for $790,000 (£522,438) late last year.

Guinness World Records’ 2017 edition has confirmed that Ringo Starr’s copy of The Beatles’ White Album has become officially the most expensive record ever sold at auction.

Sold at Julien’s Auction House in December 2015, the record displaced an Elvis Presley acetate which previously held the record at $305,000.

A first edition copy, with the category number 0000001 (famously printed on each copy), was kept in a vault in mint condition by Starr for over 35 years.

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