THE STOOGES .
CATALOGUE NUMBER EKS - 74051
SIDE ONE MATRIX NUMBER EKS 74051 -A
SIDE TWO MATRIX NUMBER EKS 74051 -B
ORIGINAL USA 1969 ELEKTRA RECORDS.
GOLD LABEL PROMO RESSING
This is an original 1969 FIRST pressing of THE STOOGES by THE STOOGES.
As you can see it is an ELEKTRA GOLD LABEL PROMO PRESSING.
These gold label promo pressings are the very first to come off the production
line at the record plant. They are made in tiny numbers and sent out to media
people mostly DJ`s but also journalists whom the record company feel can promote
the Stooges new album.For those reasons they are very highly prized by fans of the
group and recordcollectors in general.
The sleeve is a very thick card stock with a paste back shot of the band on the reverse
of the jacket. If you double click the pictures you will see (front jacket)
a punch hole to the left top andslight ring wear and there is a hairline scratch that goes
across the hair of Scott Asheton and the face of DaveAlexander. The back of the sleeve also has
slight wear to the bottom. The spine strangely has no writing on it at all. That`s is not to say it has
been worn away, but unlike all the other pressings of this LP I have owned over the years ,this sleeve
has neverhad any writing on it. So the sleeve is in Very Good plus condition.
The vinyl is exceptionally heavy, noticeably heavier than a stock copy. It has a few light scuff marks
on side one visible when the record is tilted in the light and some very light hairlines also but no feelable
scratches.Side two also has very light hairlines but again nothing too bad and no feelable marks.
The record plays superbly all the way with no skips jumping and no skipping. There is still a lovely high
luster sheen to both sides of the vinyl so im happy to grade it VERY GOOD ++ .Double click the pictures and
have a look at those beautiful gold Elektra promo labels . There is this items appeal...because this means
serious STOOGES rarity !
The Stooges records have been rising in value steadily over the last few years and it`s not so long
ago you could pick up a Stooges debut and Funhouse First UK pressings for £50 or £60. Now you
would need to write a check for ten times that amount and rising ! To the completest collector this
impossible to locate GOLD LABEL PROMO PRESSING is a must. After the Stooges recent tours,
their induction intothe Rock n Roll the book total hall of fame,the excellent book Total Chaos and the film
Gimme Dangerthe Stooges profile has been raised considerably . So the value of their rare records is
certain to soar ! For those of you building your Stooges collection This great item is a must !
Free postage and no reserve !
A PENNY START AND NO RESERVE !!!!!!
Please click see sellers other items
I will be selling some exceptionally rare
recordsover the next few weeks.
Postage and packing is as follows.
I DO NOT SHIP TO THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION. ITALY or THE UKRAINE.
POSTAGE AND PACKING AND INSURANCE IS
FREE. FREE. FREE. FREE. FREE. FREE. FREE. FREE !
WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE COUNTRIES LISTED BELOW.
I DO NOT SHIP TO THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION . ITALY or THE UKRAINE.
All my records are housed in Mobile Fidelity Mastering Sleeves.
This prevents further paper scuffs marking the vinyl when removing
the record from the original inner sleeve and prolongs the condition
of the original inner sleeve .
On 09-May-17 at 06:42:25 BST, seller added the following information:
Three people have told me this album
is from not from the USA but from Canada.
The album sleeve states Printed in the USA
on the sleeve.There is no information regarding
country of origin anywhere elseon the item.
So I just do not know so the printed in the USA
is all I have.If anyone has any Proofof where this
item is from I would be great fullif you would share it.
Proof that is !!! I have no interestin opinions or hearsay.
Here is something we all know.Its an original rare and
highly prized Stooges record. And you know what else ?
Get it now because these things are rising pretty fast.