MATRIXES ON THE RECORD, ARE THE'EARLIEST'
1ST PRESS MATRIXES - ENDING IN A2/B2 (LATER ONES DONT!)!!!! SECONDLY
THE LABELS ALSO HAVE THE CORRECT 'EARLIEST' 1ST PRESS 'GRAMOPHONE
COMPANY' LABEL EDGE TEXT (LATER PRESSINGS HADTHIS CHANGED THIS TO 'EMI
RECORDS' TEXT INSTEAD!)!!!! THIRDLY THE RECORD LABELS HAVETHE ULTRA
RARE 'EARLIEST' 1ST PRESS'SOLID LIGHT BLUE' TRIANGLE ON BOTH SIDES -
WHICH WAS IMMEDIATELY CHANGED TO THE COMMON 'TRANSPARENT' TRIANGLE
(WHICH APPEARS ON ALL LATER PRESSINGS!) AS THE TEXT WAS HARD TO READ
(AND IT DIDNT MATCH THE COVER!)!!!! FOURTHLY THE STICKERS HAVE 'BROWN
LINES' & 'FASPRINT CRACKBACK' ON THE REVERSE (LATER ONES DONT!).
FIFTHLY, THE INNERIS OF
'EARLIEST' 1ST PRESS TYPE - BEING BLACK, 'DIE-CUT', TEXTURED, 'POLY
LINED' AND HAVING 'SILVER' PATENTS PRINT ON ONE SIDE (LATER ONES
DONT!)!!!! AND LASTLY THE COVER IS ALSO A 100% GENIUNE 'EARLIEST' 1ST
PRESS COVER TOO -BEING DARK BLUE (SEE CLOSE UP PICTURE!) INSTEAD OF THE
LATER BLACK & FLAT 'FACTORY SEALED' AT ONE END (LATER ONES ARENT!) - WHERE ONE OPENING ON THE COVER WAS GLUED SHUT AT THE FACTORY BACK IN 1973!!!! AND THIS ISVERY IMPORTANT INDEED!!!!
BECAUSE ONLY A TINY HANDFUL OF THE 'EARLIEST POSSIBLE' 1ST PRESS COVERS
ONLY - WERE EVER PRESSED WITH A DARK BLUE COLOURED COVER - BEFORE BEING ALMOST IMMEDIATELY CHANGED TO A JET
BLACK COVER INSTEAD!!!! AND IN FACT - THEY
ARE EVEN RARER THAN THE ACTUAL 'SOLD BLUE TRIANGLE' RECORDS THEMSELVES -
AS THE COLOUR ON THE COVER WAS CHANGED EVEN BEFORE THE 1ST PRESSING RUN
ENDED!!!!SO THERE IS ABSOLUTELY NO DOUBT AT ALL - THAT
THIS IS THE 'EARLIEST' & RAREST 1ST PRESSING OF THIS AMAZING LP
THAT YOU CAN POSSIBLY GET!!!!
NOT ONLY THAT BUT THIS LP IS IN ABSOLUTELY SUPERB CONDITION (WITH AN AMAZING RECORD!) - AND
IS 100% COMPLETE WITH 2 'EARLIEST' 1ST PRESS POSTERS & 2 'EARLIEST'
1ST PRESS STICKERS AND 'EARLIEST' 1ST PRESS 'SILVER TEXT' BLACK INNER
SLEEVE!!!! JUST TAKE A LOOK AT THE PICTURES!!!! THIS
IS THE ORIGINAL 1973 UK 'EARLIEST' 1ST PRESSING ON THEULTRA RARE
'EARLIEST' 1ST PRESS 'SOLID LIGHT BLUE TRIANGLE' HARVEST LABEL,
'EARLIEST' 1ST PRESS BLACK 'TEXTURED' DIE-CUT 'POLY LINED' SILVER TEXT
'PATENTS' INNER SLEEVE, 'EARLIEST' 1ST PRESS A2/B2 MATRIX ENDINGS, 'EARLIEST' 1ST
PRESS 'GRAMOPHONE COMPANY' EDGE TEXT, 'EARLIEST' 1ST PRESS POSTERS &
STICKERS, AND 'EARLIEST' 1ST PRESS 'DARK BLUE'GATEFOLD 'GARROD &
LOFTHOUSE' COVER!!!! THIS LP IS
SERIOUSLY RARE ANDVIRTUALLY IMPOSSIBLE TO FIND LIKE THIS -SO DONT MISS
OUT ON THISAMAZING OPPORTUNITY!!!! This is the ORIGINAL
Harvest UK 1st Pressing from 1973 and is in SUPERB condition!!!! The
Cat. No isSHVL 804on the ORIGINAL 1st Press 'Solid Light Blue
Triangle'Harvestlabel (see picture) and is a UKStereo1st Pressing
(there were NO Monos)!!!!
The record labels are in SUPERB condition
(see pictures) with
NO writing, NO wear, and barely ANY spindle marks AT ALL!!!! IT IS VERY CLEAR THAT THIS RECORD HAS BARELY BEEN PLAYED AT ALL!!!! The
vinyl is in absolutely AWESOME condition!!!! Most of these 60s/70s LPs had been
to a lot of wild parties and are usually found totally worn out, and
almost unplayable. This one is NOT and has NO scratches, NO hairlines, NO scufflines, and only
a VERY few of the lightest paper scuffs only visible under light!!!!
ITS AS SIMPLE AS THAT!!!! THE RECORD STILL RETAINS ITS ORIGINAL 'JUST
PRESSED' LOOK - AND LOOKS AMAZING!!!! It is also great to find that the playing of the record is
as STUNNING as the visual!!!! It plays with NO pops, NO jumps, NO sticks, barely ANY crackle AT ALL, and only some EXTREMELY low level background sound on the run on grooves & gaps - NOT in the music AT ALL!!!! And because this record has BARELY BEEN PLAYED AT ALL - the sound quality is simply SUPERB, with NO groovewear and NO distortion either!!!! The record must grade MINT(Minus)!!!! AWESOME RECORD!!!! Believe me this record is NOT overgraded in
ANY way!!!! I use STRICT RC grading standards - it is not in my interest
not to!!!! Brillant!!!! The record also comes in its ORIGINAL 1st
Black,Textured, Die-Cut,'Silver Text', Poly Lined Patents inner sleeve which
is in absolutely SUPERB condition (NO splits, NO writing, etc!)!!!! THE ULTRA RARE
'EARLIEST' 1ST PRESS 2 POSTERS AND 2 STICKERS ARE IN ABSOLUTELY SUPERB CONDITION
AND CLEARLY HAVENT EVER LEFT THE COVER!!!! The ULTRA RARE 'Earliest'
1st Press 'Dark Blue' Gatefold 'Stickered' Cover is in BRILLIANT condition - and almost NEVER seen like this!!!! It
has NO splits, NO edge wear, NO sticker marks, NO spinal wear, only VERY slight
corner wear (NOT through the colour!), NO sticker tears, barely ANY rubbing, NO ringwear, only a few TINY indentations, NO annotations, NO
writing impressions, only a VERY few lightcreases (cover isVERYflat looking indeed!), only some
very VERY minor evidence of 'tipping in' to the corners, and NO writing!!!!
The opening edges are beautifully
straight with barely ANY feathering AT ALL!!!! Even theinside of the
coveris in SUPERB condition with NO yellowing, barely ANY rubbing AT ALL,
NO ringwear,NO grubbyness, and NO writing!!!! The cover MUST
gradeVery Good++++ if not
better - and is very VERY hard to find like this now!!!! BRILLIANT COVER!!!! THIS LPIS SERIOUSLY RARE AND VIRTUALLY IMPOSSIBLE
TO FIND AS A 100% GENIUNE 'EARLIEST' 1ST PRESSING WITH 'SOLID BLUE
TRIANGLE' (WITH EVERY SINGLE PART BEING CORRECT!), AND EVEN RARER STILL IN THIS SUPERB CONDITION -SO DONT MISS OUT ON THIS INCREDIBLE
HAVE A LOOK AT MY PICTURES - I DO MY BEST TO
SHOW THE RECORD FROM ALL ANGLES AND MAKE THE PICTURES AS CLEAR AS
POSSIBLE - THERE IS NOTHING TO HIDE!!!! It really is a GREAT looking LP
and it is truly rare to find any copies of this MEGA RARE LP in this
sort of condition!!!! THIS WILL BE YOUR ONLY CHANCE TO BUY AN
ORIGINAL1973UK'EARLIEST' 1ST PRESSING OF "DARK SIDE OF THE MOON" BY
PINK FLOYD, IN ABSOLUTELY SUPERB CONDITION!!!!! Dontforgetto take a look at allmy other items including many other TOP LPs and contact me with any queries you may have. Postal discounts for multiple buys are always available - and I guarantee to ALWAYS undercharge on postage! Paypal, Bank Transfers, Cheques, International Money Orders, and Postal Orders accepted. Thanks for looking! Cheers!!!!!
Though there are rarely ever any problems with my items (I always try my very best to describe everything exactly!) - PLEASE REMEMBER to contact with me FIRST, if you have any problems at all, before you leave feedback and star ratings, so I get a chance to turn any negative experience into a positive one! I can always happily sort anything out for you, if you let me know you have a problem! This way no one hasto leaveNegative/Neutral feedback - and we both walk away happy! Please do NOT bid if you cannot give me at least 1 chance to sort everything out to your FULL satisfaction in the unlikely event of a problem.Thanks again - Graham @ XXXRecords.
PLEASE NOTE - Private feedback bidders must consult me first prior to bidding - due to previous problems regarding non-payment, and non-receipt.
MY POSTAGE UNDERCHARGE GUARANTEE TO ALL BUYERS (I always undercharge on postage!):- Due to UK Royal Mail's obscene price increases this year - I have had no choice but to increase postage charges a little. Until this year - I had kept them exactly the same since I joined ebay back in 2002. However this years price increases have been so obscene, that I have had no choice but to increase my postage charges for the first time ever. However PLEASE NOTE - my absolute 100% guarantee to you as a buyer - is that I will ALWAYS undercharge postage on everything I send out. Even after the increases, I am still charging you the buyer LESS than I am being charged myself. On each package I send out - the price is clearly stated on the front of the package (please check it when you recieve it!). I also do NOT charge for packaging costs - ONLY for postal costs! And should you find that I have overcharged you postage in ANY way - I will refund DOUBLE the difference. THAT IS MY 100% POSTAL GUARANTEE FOR EACH AND EVERY BUYER! No buyer EVER deserves to be overcharged on postage - and on my listings, I'll make sure they are ALWAYS undercharged. Any questions - please ask!
On 17-May-15 at 12:57:02 BST, seller added the following information:
Some people have asked to see some close up pictures of the record itself - so I will upload some using camera flash straight onto the grooves of the record - showing every part! Therefore you can see just how SUPERB this record really is!!!!
On 17-May-15 at 13:02:15 BST, seller added the following information:
I have now uploaded another 5 pictures of the grooves on the records (all parts) clearly showing what AMAZING condition this LP really is! Certainly it is the best I have ever found for this LP! I also estimate that it has only ever been played 2 or 3 times ONLY - and the sound quality is truly SUPERB. There is also NO jumps in the track 'Money' - which is VERY rare indeed, as many copies have a pressing fault here. However this one has NO faults AT ALL - and the track 'Money' and the rest of the LP plays SUPERBLY!!!!
An AMAZING LP indeed!
On 17-May-15 at 13:13:26 BST, seller added the following information:
Please also note ALL details in the listing too. I will not do ANY partial refunds for those 'bending the truth'. I have graded the record M- (undoubtedly the best I have EVER seen) - and the inner, posters & stickers are again M- and are all SUPERB also! And the cover is also one of the VERY best EARLIEST 1st Press 'Dark Blue' Covers I have EVER seen! The cover I did not grade M- I graded it just a shade under Excellent at VG++++. And obviously whilst it has barely ANY rubbing (it is probably the most UNRUBBED Earliest 1st Press 'Dark Blue' Cover I have had!) - the picture makes this hard to see. Still whilst the cover is BRILLIANT with barely ANY rubbing and NO ringwear - please dont expect NO rubbing. It is still absolutely BRILLIANT - being flat & straight looking, and I feel sure most would grade higher still!
Also I have recieved a very unpleasant email - direct to my email address. Please note - all contact must be via ebay messages, and I will not respond to any other emails sent by other methods. Any ebay member using insulting language to myself or evidence in the past, I will have no hesitiation in blocking and bids will be instantly removed. Most people are nice and pleasant, but it is a shame a tiny minority spoil it for the majority.