BEATLES PLEASE PLEASE ME UK 1ST MONO BLACK GOLD EARLY STAMPERS 1P 1L +NEMS bag
March 10, 2017
March 20, 2017
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I am selling my late Husbands record collection. I will be selling a few at a time. I cannot say how they play as I do not have a record player but am grading visually according to the rare record guide. I will grade cautiously.
The Beatles Please Please Me Black and Gold labels PMC 1202 Dick James Credits 1st UK Pressing low stampers 1P 1L. Comes with original NEMS bag
Cover EX- lovely example with correct Angus McBean position /Ernest J Day . Spine fully legible has small piece of laminate missing right edge as you look at the spine. Please Please me / Beatles lovely and clear. front laminate very nice, some laminate creasing but nothing too serious, still nice rich colours and shine. Back cover very nice and clean condition, flick backs complete all writing lovely and clear. All edges retain their laminate, apart from very small area on spine edge.
Labels, original Black and Gold with 1st press Dick James Credits. side 1 Dick James credits out of line. Side 1 label is VG+ very little spindle wear and apart from a slightly faded area between 8.30 and 10 o'clock would be excellent. all lettering and stars are visible but slightly faded, see photo's. Side 2 labels EX with MT stamp
Vinyl side 1 EX some visible light marks and very light lines, but nothing feel-able. retains nice dark sheen. Matrix XEX 421-1N Mother Stampers 1 |P Side 2 EX some visible light marks and very light lines, but nothing feel-able. Matrix XEX 422-1N 1 Mother Stampers 1 L. Vinyl is heavy, beautifully flat and a truly superb example of this iconic LP
Explanation of the Stampers ; Parlophone Matrix, Mothers, Stampers and Tax Codes Recording The Disc For ... coding: G R A M O P H L T D (Gramophone Ltd) where G=1, R=2, A=3, M=4, O=5, P=6, H=7, L=8, T=9, D=0 so this copy is from the 1st Mother Stamper 1, with P=6th & L=8th, so nice and early
Original Emitex, heavy paper, poly lined inner sleeve. Patents applied for Made in Great Britain. VG+ has yellowed but no rips or tears.
NEMS Polythene bag in good condition,
A rare complete copy, in wonderful condition.
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Please note I do not post to Russia, or South America, so please do not bid. Please contact me for cost of postage overseas