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· U2 – WAR IS DECLARED - INSANELY RARE RARE ORIGINAL 1983 NBC RADIO/NBC SOURCE RECORDS STEREO 2-LP SET NBC 83-27
· ORIGINAL U.S. PRESSING
*** INSANELY RARE STILL SEALED GUARANTEED ORIGINAL FIRST PRESSING ***
· *** EXQUISITELY RARE PROMOTIONAL-ONLY ALBUM; NEVER COMMERCIALLY RELEASED IN ANY WAY, MANNER OR FORM ; BY FAR THE RAREST OFFICIAL U2 RELEASE EXTANT: ONLY 15 COPIES SOLD ON AN OPEN MARKET IN THE PAST 10 YEARS (BARELY ONE COPY PER YEAR); STILL SEALED COPIES ARE FOR ALL PRACTICAL PURPOSES NONEXISTENT!!!***
· GUARANTEED ORIGINAL WHITE NBC-SOURCE LABELS WITH US'2 "BOY" PHOTO AND RED NBC-SOURCE LOGO ON TOP.
· THE THICKNESS OF THE VINYL, THE APPEARANCE AND THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE COVER, LABEL’S LOGO AND OTHER PERIPHERAL ELEMENTS OF THE COVER, ARE ALL PERFECTLY CONSISTENT WITH THE ORIGINAL, FIRST PRESSING OF THIS TITLE.
· ONE “BREATHE” (AIR) HOLE NOTED ON THE SHRINK WRAP
· HALF-SPEED MASTERED PRESSING ON AUDIOPHILE-GRADE VINYL.
· THE BOX SET IS GUARANTEED TO COME WITH ALL THREE (3) RADOP CUE SHEETS, PLUS A COVER SHEET WHICH DESCRIBES IN GREAT DETAIL THE EQUIPMENT AND TECHNIQUE USED TO HALF-SPEED MASTER THIS SHOW; TOTAL OF 90 MINUTES OF MUSIC!
· THIS IS THE ORIGINAL, AUTHENTIC, FIRST U.S. PRESSING; THIS IS NOT A REISSUE, AN IMPORT, OR A COUNTERFEIT PRESSING.
· ORIGINAL, 1/2-INCH THICK CARDBOARD BOX
· ORIGINAL "TEXTURED" (LEATHER-LIKE) BOX
· FAIRLY THICK VINYL PRESSING On the scale from 1 to 10 (1 being the least, and 10 being the most severe), we assess the thickness of the vinyl as 7 (judging by the weight of the box).
· As far as we know, this album has NEVER been available on legitimate Compact Disc or in any other way, manner or format.
(►PLEASE SEE THE IMAGE OF THE COVER, LABEL OR BOTH, SHOWN BELOW)
(Note: this is a REAL image of the ACTUAL item you are bidding on. This is NOT a "recycled" image from our previous auction. What you see is what you'll get. GUARANTEED!)
U2's "War Is Declared" concert was aired over the weekend of July 8th - 10th 1983 - NBC 83-27. "A 90 minute concert exclusively from the NBC-Source radio programming. Recorded live at Denver's Red Rocks Park in the majestic foothills of the Rockies. All the early staples are here!
SIDE 1.OUT OF CONTROL, TWILIGHT, AN CAT DUBH, INTO THE HEART, SURRENDER
SIDE 2.MUSIC, TWO HEARTS, SECONDS, SUNDAY BLOODY SUNDAY, CRY/ELECTRIC CO., I FALL DOWN
SIDE 3.MUSIC, OCTOBER, NEW YEARS DAY, GLORIA
SIDE 4.MUSIC....PARTY GIRL, 11 O'CLOCK, I WILL FOLLOW, 40
Finding a still sealed original copy?!?! Forget it – not even a HOPE!!! This may be the last one you will ever see.
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(IMPORTANT NOTE: unless otherwise noted, ALL records are graded visually, and NOT play-graded!; we grade records under the strong, diffuse room light or discrete sunlight)
(a) THE ALBUM IS STILL FACTORY SEALED AND IS BELIEVED TO BE PERFECTLY MINT. Please note: sealed items are assumed to be mint and are sold as-is, as we have no way of inspecting them. For our policy on still sealed records ►click here (PLEASE READ BEFORE PLACING A BID).
(b) The records are apparently pressed on a RELATIVELY thick, inflexible vinyl. This is NOT a thin, flimsy ('dynaflex' type), vinyl, but not the thickest, most rigid vinyl, either.
(c) The album is guaranteed to come with ALL THREE (3) radio cue sheets, plus the cover letter from the NBC-Source radio show.
(d) The set is GUARANTEED to come with a full and complete set of 3 radio cue sheets, plus the cover letter from the NBC-Source.
· COVER (1/2-inch box)