Welcome to Rat Records, the best secondhand record shop in south London.
We know what we're doing. What you can expect from us is a fast, professional service.
At present, we aim to ship your order within 2 working days of receiving payment.
All our records are cleaned on a Loricraft PRC Mk4 Record Cleaning Machine, the best cleaning machine in the world.
We grade our records visually. If we list a record that has visible marks, would we listen to it and give an additional audio grading.
We have been selling rare Vinyl on eBay for 20 years and in our shops for 30 years.

Our packaging is excellent, will protect your purchase, and is at cost. Records are sent in a plastic sleeve with the vinyl placed in a separate sleeve. The package is then wrapped in bubble wrap and /or card stiffeners and sent in a heavy grade cardboard mailer.

We prefer to use guaranteed and insured shipping. For buyers with less than 10 feedback on discogs, it is our policy to ship registered only.

In the UK, we use 1st Class Signed for post and charge £5.00 for a single vinyl album. We also use Special Delivery and charge £9.00 for a single vinyl album.
CDs and 7" singles are £3 for 1st Class Signed for. We will charge a bit more for additional CDs.

In Europe we charge £8.00 for standard airmail for a single vinyl LP, and £12.50 for International Tracked and Signed for.
CDs and 7" singles are £4.50 for Standard Airmail, £9 for International Tracked and Signed for. We will charge a bit more for additional CDs.

To the rest of the world, we charge £12 for standard airmail for a single vinyl LP, and from £16.50 for International Tracked and Signed for.
CDs and 7" singles are £5.50 for Standard Airmail, £10 for International Tracked and Signed for.

We charge £1 for each additional record you buy.

These charges accurately reflect our postage and packaging costs, we don't try to make a profit on postage.

Please ensure you pay for your purchase within 5 days of ordering or we will relist it.

If you wish to return an item, you are responsible for the return postage costs. We will only issue refunds on safe receipt of the returned item in its original condition.
Recent Activity
submitted Haruna Ishola & His Apala Group* - Ina Ran. 9 months ago
submitted I. K. Dairo & His Blue Spots* - Iku Lumumba. 9 months ago
submitted The John Dummer Band Featuring Nick Pickett - Blue. 9 months ago
posted a comment on Chris Knox - Yes!!. 11 months ago
Here it is mate : https://www.discogs.com/Chris-Knox-Almost/release/4161208 6 more words needed
posted a comment on MC Hammer - U Can't Touch This. about 1 year ago
Dude, you are making discogs great again all by yourself!!
posted a comment on The Crystals - Little Boy / Uptown. about 1 year ago
This single was withdrawn from public sale, and the A side of this demo became the flip of their next record “I Wonder”.
submitted The Crystals - Little Boy / Uptown. about 1 year ago
submitted David Bowie - The Prettiest Star. about 1 year ago
posted a comment on Ebenezer Obey And His International Brothers* - London Lawa Yi. about 1 year ago
EXCUSE ME BUT DOESN'T THE LABEL READ "LONDON LAWA YI"?? ALSO BOTH VERSIONS HAVE EXACTLY THE SAME LABEL ON THE PICTURES! I HAVE A COPY WHERE THE CAT NUMBER IS ON ONE SAME LINE.
submitted Mark Knopfler - Local Hero. about 1 year ago
submitted Hale & The Hushabyes - Yes Sir That's My Baby. about 1 year ago
submitted LaVern Baker - I Waited Too Long / You're Teasing Me. about 1 year ago
posted a comment on Alder Ray - Cause I Love Him / A Little Love (Will Go A Long Way). about 1 year ago
Is there any reason to call this a promo? After all no such thing is mentioned on the labels?
submitted Winston Wright / The Two Sparks - Power Pack / Throwing Stones. about 1 year ago
submitted The Ronettes - I Can Hear Music / When I Saw You. about 1 year ago
submitted U2 - The Sweetest Thing. about 1 year ago
posted a comment on Choice / Soofle - Acid Eiffel / How Do You Plead?. about 1 year ago
Just stumbled upon this really weird "cover/homage" to Acid Eiffel : Acid Eye Full : https://www.discogs.com/Solar-Quest-Into-The-Machine/master/49020
submitted Bladerunner - VIP EP. about 1 year ago
posted a comment on Nina Simone - I Put A Spell On You. about 1 year ago
submitted Baba Eyinoke & His Pakenke Group - Ow Lobinrin Mo. about 1 year ago
submitted Alhaji Kollington Ayinla And His Fuji '78* - Vol. 2. about 1 year ago
submitted Stevie Harris - Show Me The Way/Three Ring Circus. over 2 years ago
submitted U2 - The Joshua Tree. over 2 years ago
posted a comment on Wild Combination - The Pulses EP. over 2 years ago
Errr, this actually sound like an indie rock LP to me...
submitted Oasis (2) - D'You Know What I Mean?. over 2 years ago
posted a comment on Gagarin (6) - Gagarin. over 2 years ago
This should be a different band altogether - not the electronic artist. .
submitted Rick Nelson* And Joanie Sommers - On The Flip Side. over 2 years ago
posted a comment that has since been deleted. over 2 years ago
submitted Tempest (6) - Tempest. over 2 years ago
posted a comment on Ken Boothe - Freedom Street. over 3 years ago
JLK 3326 IS ACTUALLY THE MATRIX NUMBER. The sleeve definitely states BLP 010 as the cat number.
posted a comment on Various - Rock & Folk Présente http://www.bluesweb.com. over 3 years ago
Definitely NOT a release on roots reggae label Freedom city.
posted a comment on MC5 / Afrika Bambaataa - Kick Out The Jams. over 3 years ago
https://www.discogs.com/forum/thread/726314 Discogs discussion thread "does PVC damage your records"? And the answer is obviously YES, but the industry seems to have never bothered with it.
posted a comment that has since been deleted. over 3 years ago
posted a comment on Buck 65 - Square. over 4 years ago
https://www.discogs.com/Buck-65-Square/release/1964827 Made in Germany is written at the back. So is it a UK pressing?
submitted Bob Marley & The Wailers - The Complete Bob Marley & The Wailers 1967 To 1972 Part III. over 4 years ago
posted a comment that has since been deleted. over 4 years ago
submitted Keith Hudson - Brand. over 5 years ago
submitted Round Four Feat. Tikiman - Find A Way. over 5 years ago
submitted Ebony Rockers - Steppin' Out. over 5 years ago
submitted Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band* - Live At The Main Point 1975. over 5 years ago
submitted The Beatles - Original Mono-Record Box 20th Anniversary Of Japan Concert. over 5 years ago
submitted Junior Mervin* - Police & Thief. over 5 years ago
posted a comment on Leroy Smart - We Rule / She No Love Him. over 5 years ago
She no love him is the B side, according to labels.
posted a comment on The White Stripes - Get Behind Me Satan. over 5 years ago
How much would you find acceptable to pay for it?
posted a comment on Rolling Stones* - Exile On Main St.. over 5 years ago
I do have a similar copy. Does yours have the postcards?
posted a comment on Rolling Stones* - Let It Bleed. over 5 years ago
There seem to be the exact same version as this http://www.discogs.com/Rolling-Stones-Let-It-Bleed/release/5038362 but with the poster and the sticker saying so on the sleeve. Does it need a new entry in the database?
posted a comment on Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath. over 5 years ago
My copy is exactly the same but the matrix on the B side is : V0 6 2Y * 1 420 12 16
submitted Jackie Brown - Greatest Hits. over 5 years ago
submitted Pink Floyd - The Committee. over 5 years ago
submitted Pink Floyd - Live In Hamburg. over 5 years ago