The Beatles Something New, Parlophone Made in U.K. export CPCS 101 1G 1G mistake
August 20, 2017
August 27, 2017
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The Beatles - Something New
Very first Parlophone export ever made.
This had the " Made in U.K " mistake and also sports a KT tax code which again shouldn't have happened as was sold outside the UK!
Stampers are 1G and 1G. NOT 1G / 1R or 1R /1G which is usual for this very first Parlophone and not Gramophone rimmed pressing.
Conditionwise, Cover is decent and would rate VG+ or even EX-. Vinyl plays absolutely brilliantly with no jumps or sticks, no distortion and no groove wear even though there is a bit of whitening at the edge. Have listened through to it twice now and really only noticed about 3 or 4 clicks which is astonishing looking at the number of superficial scratches it has, but that is just it, they are not deep at all. I would consider the listening experience at VG and visually at VG-.
The labels are nice but do have writing (looks like pencil) on it which I didn't realise till I put under a bright light and started taking pictures. Doesn't distract from this ultra rare label appearance which is lucky.
Comes complete with it's EMITEX lined sleeve.
So to recap, this was the first ever Black and Yellow special export made by Parlophone with the earliest ever stampers 1G on both sides. Please see my other listing for the last Yellow and Black special export made (The White Album).