The collection is up for grabs for £1.5million
What is claimed to be the largest collection of recorded music in the world is up for auction on eBay, with a starting price of $3million (£1.5million).
The collection, which boasts around three million vinyl records and 300,000 CDs, contains over six million songs, around half of which are unplayed.
No bids for the collection have been put forward yet, with the auction set to close on Thursday (February 21).
The anonymous owner of the collection, from Pittsburgh, USA reveals in the profile that he has collected the music over the past 50 years, and writes that he wishes for the collection to be bought by someone with a view to donating it to a museum.
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