Title : The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Are You Experienced?
Label & year : Original Track 612 001 LP , UK Mono 1967 OUTRAGEOUSLY RARE Textured Double Ridged FACTORY SAMPLE 1st Press!!!
Matrix's : Side A : 612001 A v 1, Side B : 612001 B v 1 (EARLIEST EVER!!!)
WELCOME TO A MASTERPIECE IN IT’S EARLIEST POSSIBLE FORM!!! AN ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE AND ULTRA RARE PRE RELEASE TEXTURED FACTORY SAMPLE OF THIS INCREDIBLY RARE ICONIC 1ST PRESS PSYCH CLASSIC IN UTTERLY STUNNING SOUNDING CONDITION!!! IMPOSSIBLY RARE TO FIND ONE OF THESE - ONLY A TINY AMOUNT WERE PRESSED FOR AN ELITE GROUP SUCH AS REVIEWERS AND DJ'S, THOSE VERY CLOSE TO THE BAND, AND FOR IN HOUSE QUALITY CHECKS BEFORE MASS RELEASE!!! THESE SIMPLY NEVER TURN UP!!! YOU MAY QUITE POSSIBLY NEVER GET THE CHANCE AGAIN!!! DO NOT MISS OUT ON THIS PRICELESS PIECE OF ROCK HISTORY!!!
FANTASTIC AUDIO WITH PHENOMENALLY RARE EARLIEST EVER DAY OF RELEASE DOUBLE RIDGED TEXTURED FACTORY SAMPLE LABELS!!! ONLY AN ABSOLUTE MINISCULE AMOUNT WERE EVER PRESSED WITH TEXTURED LABELS (99.9999% WERE SMOOTH)!!! I SEROIOUSLY DOUBT AN EARLIEST EVER TEXTURED PRE RELEASE FACTORY SAMPLE WILL EVER TURN UP AGAIN FOR A VERY, VERY LONG TIME - IF EVER!!!
AN OUTSTANDING PRE RELEASE DEMO EXAMPLE OF THIS MILESTONE IN ROCK, AND A REAL ONE-OFF OPPORTUNITY TO OWN THIS INCREDIBLY RARE ICONIC EARLIEST EVER CLASSIC IN SUCH AWESOME SHAPE!!! Do not miss out on this PHENOMENAL piece of rock history, bid now!!!
This is, and always will be one of the TRUE pinnacles in the art form of music - you will struggle to believe it was made by humans!!! Quite possibly THE greatest debut album ever!!! It's astonishing to think that this actual LP right here actually existed within his sweet, short, explosive lifetime 47 years ago - we will never see the likes of Hendrix ever again, without a doubt the greatest guitarist of all time!!!
About : Ultra Rare Original 1967 UK 1st Press!!! This MASSIVELY RARE LP initially sold barely anything (LP's were also really expensive to most people back then!!!) and therefore had a very small run, and is INCREDIBLY HARD TO FIND, especially in this condition!!! AN absolute classic LP from this incredible band!!! An astonishing album that really DESERVES to be in EVERY serious 60's / 70's record collection!!! Don't miss out on this MEGA RARE LP!!! If you like good music, bid now!!!
Classic UK 1st Press double ridged FACTORY SAMPLE stickered black Track heavily TEXTURED labels!!! Both sides are OUTSTANDING with NO real signs of age, NO graffiti, and NO writing OR tears whatsoever!!! Just has a small amount of ultra light spindle marks which suggests that this hasn't had too much play at all!!! FANTASTIC for a 50 year old record!!! Both must grade overall at least as Very Good+++!!!
Record : Visual -
Spectacular Original 1967 FACTORY SAMPLE UK 1st Press Vinyl!!! Nice bright, clean and shiny as if it was just pressed!!! Fantastic jet black mirror like surfaces, it looks GREAT with NO really nasty scratches, groovewear, or nasty deep scuffs whatsoever!!! The only blemishes are just some light wispy sleeve traces, a few mild hairlines and age marks, and just a small amount of cosmetic non-sounding and unfeelable scuffs (only visible in direct angled light) mostly caused from where it has sat or been removed from it's cover over the years!!! Of course, none of these ULTRA light blemishes really interfere with play AT ALL thanks to the deeply pressed quality!!! BRILLIANT for a record of this age and rarity!!! Must grade overall as Very Good+!!! (graded STRICTLY to the UK RRPG standards, not overgraded AT ALL!!! Customer satisfaction is of 100% importance to me)
Record : Audio -
Thankfully, it plays AMAZINGLY with fantastic mono blast and clarity!!! It really sounds incredible with NO hisses, hops, distortion, sticks OR skips!!! Only like nearly ALL records has only a few ultra light ticks here and there on very rare occasions, and just the MEREST TOUCH of low level static in the rarest few and far between places such as on the run in grooves and between some tracks, but that's about it!!! The vast, vast, majority of the music is TRULY crystal clear - It really does mostly play with a CD-like near black silence, but with that depth, bass, warmth and clarity you can only get from UK 1st Press vinyl!!! EVEN most of the quiet sections!!! Absolutely ESSENTIAL!!! ASTONISHING for a record of this age and rarity!!! Must grade overall audibly as Excellent+!!! (graded STRICTLY to the UK RRPG standards, not trashed or overgraded AT ALL!!! Customer satisfaction is of 100% importance to me)
Original 1967 UK 1st Press front laminated patents pending “E.J Day” sleeve complete with inner!!! IMPOSSIBLE to find this sleeve in anything approaching a good condition - most are spent, torn and worn due to age and the lifestyles of the buyers of this particular LP!!! This one is NOT, and looks BRILLIANT, especially considering the nature of these fragile sleeves!!! NO writing, NO graffiti, NO really bad marks AT ALL, and still ultra strong and solid after all these years!!! This sleeve only has a few signs of usual very mild ageing such as just a few ultra light creases and a hint of a record imprint, only some minor ageing to the unlaminated back such as the slightest ink rubbing here and there and only some minor dulling in few and far between places (minimal and nothing drastic at all - NO nasty stains, writing OR graffiti, and NO coffee cup marks or anything like that at all!!!) with just some usual rubbing and whitening to the spine, a touch of denting to the four corners which basically ALL vintage LP's have, and POSSIBLY (just to be sure!!!) one or two other minor signs of age here and there, though nothing that really stands out to note at all!!! And that's truly about it!!! I tend to bring it down by emphasizing the negatives, but this is a truly fantastic sleeve (the iconic front looks AWESOME), and a TRUE rarity to find one as awesome as this - most have been virtually destroyed or are just about being held together, but not this one!!! It remains ultra strong, solid, unsplit and unspoilt, and beautifully presentable!!! Must grade overall at the least as Very Good!!! (graded STRICTLY to the UK RRPG standards, not trashed or overgraded AT ALL!!! Customer satisfaction is of 100% importance to me)
Summary : A FANTASTIC sounding example of this IMPOSSIBLY RARE classic TEXTURED true day of release FACTORY SAMPLE UK 1st Press LP!!! Hard to find in ANY condition, but simply IMPOSSIBLY RARE TO FIND ONE AS TRULY AWESOME AS THIS!!! YOU MAY NEVER GET THE CHANCE AGAIN, so don't miss out on this scarce opportunity to own a true piece of 60's/70's music history!!! Bid now!!!
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I've realized that most countries have their own unique grading system. I base mine strictly on the UK RRPG grading system (occasionally with a + or a - to indicate the higher and lower ends of the grade, though I only use these if i'm having real trouble deciding!), so please check their chart for further clarity if you are unsure of what my grades mean. As a general rule, a mint record will be 100% perfect, an excellent record will be in fantastic clean condition with the occasional mild mark and minor use from the years, and a very good record will have noticeable, yet light visual markings and obvious signs of age and use, but will still remain clean with relatively light wear and will play fantastically well with plenty of life remaining in it. I very rarely offer records below the very good region unless they are of an EXCEPTIONAL rarity and playing quality...I hope this helps!
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