THE BEATLES - Please
Please Me – Parlophone PCS 3042 Stereo – 1st Pressing – EX / EX
on 26th April 1963 – 6 weeks after the mono version – it is believed
that only 600 copies of this first pressing were made, before publishing credits
on the labels were corrected, making this one of the rarest and most sought
after Beatles records.
is a genuine “single owner” copy. I am selling this on behalf of a customer,
who bought the record from a local record shop just a few days after it was
released. The record has been very well
cared for and is great condition.
1st pressing identifiers are present – see detailed description
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sale and form part of the description.
J. Day & Co. front laminated sleeve with external flip-backs.
Large solid black “stereo” printed in top
Angus McBean” printed in lower left corner. Text starts end of “s” in songs
3042” printed in top right corner
and Made by Ernest J. Day & Co, Ltd. London
PMC 1202 PCS 3042” printed in
lower left corner
EX (Record Collector’s Grading System definition: The cover and packaging might
have slight wear and or creasing)
laminated front is clean and bright, and the lamination is intact. There is
some light creasing edges. There is some light wear on the corners.
unlaminated back has some light handling marks and some light creasing. There
is some age related discolouration.
spine and edges have very light wear.
“Use Emitex” polythene lined, die-cut inner sleeve is in lovely condition, with
only minor handling marks and some very light creasing.
labels with gold print.
Banner printed below the Parlophone logo.
print starts “The Parlophone Co. Ltd.”
Code ZMT embossed - Side 2 label
James Mus. Co.” publishing credit for “I saw Her Standing There”, “Misery”, “Do
you want To know A Secret” and “There’s A Place”
Numbers / Stampers: Side 1 YEX 94-1
1G Side 2 YEX 95-1 1R
EX (Record Collector’s Grading System definition: The record shows some signs
of having been played, but there is very little lessening in sound quality”)
Labels: Both labels are clean and bright, there is a
little wear around the centre hole and a couple of small finger marks.
Vinyl: The record has been professionally cleaned using a wet / vac machine. Both sides are very clean with a nice sheen. A few hairlines are visible when the record is tilted under bright light.
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Winning buyer must pay in full within 5 days.
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