LED ZEPPELIN MEGA RARE SEALED 2LP PHYSICAL GRAFFITI USA 1ST PRESS WMET PROMO - rare vinyl collector item


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LED ZEPPELIN~MEGA RARE SEALED 2LP~PHYSICAL GRAFFITI~USA 1ST PRESS~WMET PROMO

Auction Details:
Code ID
#10225
Ebay Item #
252031134244
Sold Price
$1978.56
Bids
39
Auction End date
02 Aug 2015
Seller Location
Euless, Texas

Item Description

EXTREMELY RAREFACTORY SEALED ORIGINAL DOUBLE ALBUM OF "PHYSICAL GRAFFITI" BYLED ZEPPELINON SWAN SONGRECORDS(SS2-200) 1975 USA FIRST PRESS WITH UNIQUE "WMET" SLEEVE COVER(READ INFORMATION BELOW)-NO BARCODES- NO CUTOUTS,NOT A BOOTLEG-NOT A CLUB VERSION--LONG OUT OF PRINT AND UNAVAILABLE-FULL TIGHT GLOSSY SHRINK-1"PIECE SLIGHTLY LOOSE RIGHT EDGE-TINY BREATHER HOLE LOWER FRONT & REAR COVER--ALBUM STILL IN TOP CONDITION-NOTHING TOOO MAJOR ON THIS -WILL BE CAREFULLY SHIPPED IN A CUSTOM 13 X 13 X 2" CORRUGATED BOX W/ BUBBLEWRAP & 2 CARDBOARD STIFFENERS -OVERSEAS SHIPPING $22.00 FLAT FEE, $14.50 TO CANADA(I WILL REFUND THE DIFFERENCE TO CANADA)I KNOW HOW TO PACK THESE DELICATE ITEMS!--I GIVE GENEROUS COMBINED SHIPPING DISCOUNTS!

ALBUM INFORMATION:


ALBUM IS A UNIQUE SPECIAL PROMOTION FOR WMET RADIO STATION IN CHICAGO-AN OPENED COPY SOLD FOR $1000.00 ON EBAY 5/4/2014, ANOTHER SEALED COPY IS LISTED FOR $5000.00... THIS IS THE ONLY OTHER COPY THAT HASSURFACED TO DATE(ANY MAYBE THE VERY LAST ONE FOREVER) -PROBABLY ONE OF MAYBE 5 EVER AVAILABLE...A TRUE VERY RARE ZEPPELIN COLLECTIBLE


Notes Per Discogs:

• ℗© 1975 Atlantic Recording Corporation.
• Radio promo created specifically for Chicago radio WMET Studio in fact comes with an exclusive insert with the four letters in the top windows were the call letters of "WMET" (a long defunct Chicago rock radio station which did not start until December 1st 1976 and has been gone since early/mid 1980's) visible through windows of the album cover. While all of the images in the front windows on this copy are different to the released version, in every other aspect it is identical to an original first pressing of Physical Graffiti.
• Original Specialty Pressing, denoted by label matrix suffix (SP) - Pressed at Specialty Records Corp., Olyphant, PA
• Top load, die-cut sleeve.
• Swan Song SS 2-200 1198 written in red on spine.
• All tracks mixed at Olympic Studios, except B1, mixed at Electric Ladyland.

Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side One Label): ST-SS-753309 SP
  • Matrix / Runout (Side Two Label): ST-SS-753310 SP
  • Matrix / Runout (Side Three Label): ST-SS-753311 SP
  • Matrix / Runout (Side Four Label): ST-SS-753312 SP
  • Matrix / Runout (Side One etched): ST-SS-753309-D AT F.T. SP PR
  • Matrix / Runout (Side Two etched): ST-SS-753310-D 0-1 AT FT SP PR
  • Matrix / Runout (Side Three etched): ST-SS-753311-D AT SP PR FT
  • Matrix / Runout (Side Four etched): ST-SS- 753312-D AT SP PR

On Jul-26-15 at 20:42:37 PDT, seller added the following information:

THIS WAS MY FAVORITE ALBUM IN HIGH SCHOOL & IS STILL A FAVORITE,SO IM VERY FAMILIAR WITH IT -I HAD A GIANT COLLAGE OF IT ON MY WALL FROM SWAN SONG RECORDS-THIS PARTICULAR ALBUM LOOKS & FEELS PERFECT-CORRECT WEIGHT,LOOK,FEEL,THICKNESS,CARDBOARD INSERT,SHRINK,WINDOWS,ETC.-IT IS TRULY A VERY UNIQUE PIECE THAT WILL BE THE CENTERPIECE OF ANY ZEPPELIN COLLECTION


I ALSO SAW LED ZEPPELIN {TWO WEEKS AFTER THIS ALBUM WAS RELEASED} AT DALLAS MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM MARCH 5TH 1975-EASILY THE BEST CONCERT I EVER SAW(OUT OF AT LEAST 100 CONCERTS)"KASHMIR" WAS A HIGHLIGHT BECAUSE IT HAD ONLY BEEN HEARD A COUPLE OF TIMES..I HAVE A CD OF THIS EXACT SHOW -CONCERT TICKET COST? $6.50...OH TO BE 16 AGAIN...