Stamper codes: 1/UI
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Visual: Side one MINT- Side two EXCELLENT-
A superb looking disc of this the
earliest and most rare 1A/1A matrix pressing which retains its high gloss
rainbow sheen. Side one appears unmarked in strong daylight; under a halogen
desklight nothing much more is revealed other than near invisible micro marks
and whispy sleeve removal marks; side one grades at nr MINT. Side two grades at excellent minus. There is cross shaped
stylus mark (8mm) between tracks two and three which is visible in normal light
and is just about feelable under my fingertips. There are some general light
surface markings to side two when the record is inspected closely. The vinyl
lies 100% flat on the turntable.
A stunning set of factoryfresh red Decca
labels with virtually no evidence of play or wear.
There is some surface noise audible in some gaps and on the quieter passages but generally this is masked by the music. Side one grades at or around excellent+. The surface noise is more noticeable on side two. There are some light ticks on the intro to ‘Monkey Man’. Side two grades at excellent minus. There is however no groovewear, playwear or distortion to any of the music signals. The analogue sound is rich and powerful, consistent with such an early pressing. The record does not jump or stick.
An original 1st issue stickered cover in
immaculate condition. A stunning example of a cover which was prone to damage.
There is virtually no signs of wear. The front panel retains its original high
gloss sheen and is completely unworn. The back panel is also in remarkable
condition. One of the finest examples I have seen and virtually impossible to
Fresh looking poster.
Inner-sleeve EXC+ to MINT-
Ultra rare original red uncensored Bach
Choir inner with some light storage creases.
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This record has been strictly and
conservativelygraded to ‘UK
RECORD COLLECTOR' standards.
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