THE BEATLES WHITE ALBUM 1ST MONO PMC 7067 7068 NO EMI COMPLETE EX VG LP
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Auction End date
14 Nov 2018
THE BEATLES WHITE ALBUM CAT. NO PMC 7067/ 7068 1st ever Master Matrices: XEX 709-1/ XEX 710-1/ XEX 711-1/ XEX 712-1 Early 1st Label Pressing omitting the 'An EMI Recording' text on the labels. This dates the vinyl to early November 1968 as in the month of release. The Sleeve: Low numbered 0037690 top opening mono sleeve with 'The Beatles' raised and the number pressed in under the laminate and greyed in as per 1st issues. In an all round Excellent clean condition with bare minimum handling signs on the edges. No record ring-wear, no laminate splits inside or out, and the spine is fully intact with the title text clear. Inside the Gatefold is almost perfect with no residue build up to the fold edges and no laminate splits down the centre section, the inner partition is still also intact holding all contents tightly.
Original Portrait Photographs: All in Excellent condition with minimal handling signs. No marks or handwriting or creasing. The Original Poster: In Good condition with light seam splits and a few small light stains. No major marks or handwriting or pin holes etc.
Inner Sleeves: Original Apple black one-sided inner sleeves included in a Very Good condition for their delicate nature. One has a side split and the edges have some light fraying. Both are intact. The Vinyl: Very Good Plus condition consistently throughout. The surfaces are smooth and look completely groove wear free, unblemished pressing shine all over each side. The surfaces look quite remarkable with minimal sign of being played, as viewed with the vinyl tilted angled under a direct light source. Just some wispy lines and very light hairlines. Completely smooth clean surfaces, with the pattern of the interwoven grooves holding the propensity for the amazing Beatle musical creation. No visible scratches, scuffs, marks, warps or dinks. The item has received careful use, the vinyl will be removed from the original inner and held in black anti-static inner sleeves as shown. All lay completely flat on the turntable, heavyweight late Sixties vinyl. The Labels: Excellent condition. No immediately visible wear to the spindle perimeter, unless looked at close up in immense detail, just a few barely noticeable spindle location lines/ marks. Have the Darker Green Apples and Apple whites as per 1st pressings. Early Mothers/ Stampers combinations: Side 1 - 5 LD Side 2 - 3 TH Side 3 - 3 PP Side 4 - 4 HT
The Audio: Reflected by the condition of the vinyl, an Excellent sounding copy. Plays smoothly from start to finish on each side with immense detail and perfect mono channelling and bass. This is a surface-noise free player with no interruption or defects of any kind over any audio. Even in the quieter parts there is hardly anything noticeable, and the standard probably can't be beaten by anything else. A superb sounding early copy that is guaranteed not to disappoint and has only a few light ticks in the quieter intervals. ----------------------------------- Will be packaged in a triple record mailer. Special Delivery in UK Tracked overseas postage The vinyl will be contained within black anti-static inner sleeves with the originals placed separately. The sleeve will be contained within a new high grade 180 gsm edge stitched sleeve, this means all surfaces are covered and protected aswell as the spine and opening edges. Graded in accordance with the Record Collector Grading System