On offer here is a VERY rare LP especially in this condition by Yes called Close To The Edge and is an ORIGINAL 1972 UK 1st Pressing on the 1st Press Green/Orange Atlantic label there were NO Plum labels for this LP THIS LP IS SERIOUSLY RARE AND VIRTUALLY IMPOSSIBLE TO FIND THIS IS ONE OF THE YES S RAREST EVER LPS AND VIRTUALLY NEVER TURNS UP FOR SALE JUST TRY AND FIND ANOTHER ONE THIS IS ONE OF THE MOST SOUGHT AFTER LPs ON THE ATLANTIC LABEL - AND IS INCREDIBLY HARD TO LOCATE TODAY THIS LP IS MADE EVEN RARER STILL - AS IT IS THE EARLIEST 1ST PRESSING EVER MADE, WITH A TEXTURED GATEFOLD COVER LATER ONES ARE SMOOTH A FLIPBACK LYRIC INNER SLEEVE LATER ONES ARE NON FLIPBACK INSTEAD , AND ULTRA RARE A1/B1 MATRIX ENDINGS LATER ONES HAD HIGHER NUMBERS
NOT ONLY THAT BUT THIS LP IS IN ABSOLUTELY BRILLIANT CONDITION - AND CLEARLY HASNT BEEN PLAYED MUCH AT ALL JUST TAKE A LOOK AT THE PICTURES THIS IS THE ORIGINAL 1972 UK EARLIEST 1ST PRESSING ON THE EARLIEST 1ST PRESS GREEN/ORANGE ATLANTIC LABEL, EARLIEST 1ST PRESS FLIPBACK LYRIC INNER SLEEVE, EARLIEST 1ST PRESS A1/B1 MATRIX ENDINGS, AND EARLIEST 1ST PRESS GATEFOLD FULLY TEXTURED COVER THIS LP IS SERIOUSLY RARE AND VIRTUALLY IMPOSSIBLE TO FIND LIKE THIS - SO DONT MISS OUT ON THIS AMAZING OPPORTUNITY This is the ORIGINAL Atlantic UK 1st Pressing from 1972 and is in absolutely BRILLIANT condition The record is pressed on THICK quality vinyl. The Cat. No is K 50012 on the ORIGINAL Atlantic Label see picture and is a UK Stereo Pressing there were NO Monos
The record labels are in AWESOME condition see pictures with NO wear, NO writing, and only a VERY few light spindle marks IT IS VERY CLEAR THAT THIS RECORD HASNT BEEN PLAYED MUCH 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, only 2 or 3 absolutely ULTRA light TINY surface traces, 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 great to find that the record plays as STUNNINGLY as the visual with NO pops, NO sticking, NO jumps, barely ANY crackle AT ALL, and only some VERY low level background sound on the run on grooves gaps - NOT in the music 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 Press Flipback Lyric inner sleeve which is in BRILLIANT condition at first glance - and only under closer inspection can you see 1 VERY small repair to one edge though this is VERY easy unnoticeable indeed - and there is NO tape The ORIGINAL 1st Press FULLY Textured Gatefold Cover is in absolutely BRILLIANT condition The cover has NO sticker tears, NO edge wear apart from some almost INVISIBLE touching in traces to the bottom edges , NO spinal wear PERFECT side words colour , only VERY slight corner wear NOT through the colour , NO sticker tears, barely ANY creases AT ALL cover is VERY flat looking indeed , NO rubbing AT ALL to the cover front, only 1 VERY minor indentation line, NO ringwear, PERFECT texture , barely ANY rubbing to the cover back AT ALL, only 1 almost INVISIBLE residue trace in the EXTREME top left corner on the cover back with one TINY wear mark there , NO annotations, and NO writing The opening edges are beautifully straight with barely ANY feathering AT ALL Even the inside of the cover is in AWESOME condition with NO grubbyness, NO yellowing, NO rubbing, NO ringwear and NO writing The cover must grade Very Good if not better BRILLIANT COVER THIS LP IS SERIOUSLY RARE AND VIRTUALLY IMPOSSIBLE TO FIND LIKE THIS ESPECIALLY AS THE EARLIEST 1ST PRESSING EVER MADE, WITH ULTRA RARE A1/B1 MATRIXES - SO DONT MISS OUT ON THIS AMAZING OPPORTUNITYHAVE 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 THIS WILL BE YOUR ONLY CHANCE TO BUY AN ORIGINAL 1972 UK EARLIEST 1ST PRESSING OF CLOSE TO THE EDGE BY YES, IN SUPERB CONDITION Dont forget to take a look at all my 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
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