Blog of Dar. Margeli - Email: dariointernet@gmail.com

My Email: dariointernet@gmail.com

Follow us:







to return to the main front page


Sunday, June 07, 2009

The ridiculously high prices of Spain's Postal service : Correos + Lime Picture Disc ( Synthpop)






corroes

Correos - Spain's Postal


services abusive prices
dariointernet.com

Summary: Plus a picture disc by LIME - synthpop - in action


Recently I sold an LP record on eBay to someone in the U.S.

From having looked at similar sales on eBay it appeared that the average shipping price for an LP ( 12") would be around $10. So that's the amount I asked for.

Then I took the package to Spain's postal service Correos for shipping. I was told the postage would be 17 Euros !!!! That is 24 dollars !!

Needless to say, I lost money on the eBay Sale.

correos spain postal

This is another example on how everything in Spain is out of proportion more expensive than everywhere else while peoples incomes are still embarrasingly low.

As a proof that postal charges are not that high elsewhere in the world, last week I received an LP just like the one I shipped, from France containing a picture disc LP from LIME

correos spain postal

Look closely and you will see that the La Poste France stamp shows 4 Euros. Compare that with the robbery of 17 Euros performed on me by Spain's post office!!!.


Maybe the European Parlament could be useful in dissallowing the Spanish government to allow a public entity charge out of proportion fees. Otherwise we don't need European parliaments for anything.

lime 3 picture disc

In the video bellow you can watch the 12" picture disc LP that I bought in action on my turntable. It is by Canadian synthpop duo LIME and its the picture disc version of their LIME 3 or LIME III Lp from 1983.



Even though it has not been updated since 5 years ago, I remind you that I have a website at the following link dedicated to LIME LE PAGE Canadian synthpop duo

 

No comments:

Dario Margeli



to return to the main front page



free sms Send Free SMS Using Facebook  flv player

FLV Player

for Nokia N95
Summary: works for other Symbian and 3G mobile phones
 codec install registry single Installing a single

Codec manually in Win XP

registry instructions.

lista de singles mas vendidos en Espaa - Pincha en Read More o sobre el banner
 La Rochelle Ryan France air

La Rochelle France

Dario's 2008 Travel Pics

funky p_ersian recordings from 1970s

A big F in Math for Zapatero Spain_His_Housing_Measures

legendary_female_songwriter Mari Trini passed

Nooshinfar photo of Soli

Pooran 33 RPM Album LP Ahang Rooz

Gastroscopy Experience

Jazz Music in_the_Middle_East_in_the_1960s

Nokia Cell_Mobile Software to extract_from NBU backup

Homeless in Los Angeles

Nokia n95 video darkness problem_ad_for_Samsung_8MP_Pixon

Electrical_Bill_Changes_Spain_2009_Suit_Tie_Robbery

Rivista Italiana Ciao 2001 Marzo_1977_con_classifica_45giri

songwriter Parviz Maghsadi passed


to return to the main front page



Spain Music Chart May 1977

Caspian Tape Simin Ghanem

Aguaviva rare b-side

Las Grecas story

Turkish group in dutch Charts

Mobile K850i vs Nokia

Dual 521 Plattenspieler

lasic eye surgery experience

Javanan Magazine

Record Stores of the world

Viguen 45rpm Khaab

Lista Ventas España Sept 69



to return to the main front page