The Beatles - White Album UK 1968 1st *MONO* Press No.0071729 LP 100% Complete

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This great sounding UK 1st pressing dates from November 1968 release on the dark green Apple Records label: PMC 7067/8

All labels carry both the 'Sold in UK...'  & 'An EMI Recording' texts.

Matrices: XEX 709-1/710-2 & XEX 711-1/712-1

Stamper codes: 4/GL, 2/GAO & 2/MA & 4/GAD

Vinyl weights: 141g & 140g

Housed in a fully laminated UK-printed top-opening gatefold cover numbered: No.0071729

100% complete with: 4 colour portrait photos, protector sheet, poster & original matt black inner-sleeves.





All are clean & undamaged with just some light spindle trails on the disc 1 labels only.


Disc 1. VERY GOOD +  Disc 2: EXCELLENT +

Both discs are clean & glossy with some light surface marks (not scratches) on disc 1. Disc 2 is unmarked in strong daylight, showing only a few harmless wispy paper hairlines beneath halogen light.

Audio: MINT -

You'll know, if you've been looking for one, a decent sounding mono 'White Album' is very hard to find. Although not perfect visually, the sound quality throughout both discs in this set is truly 1st-class. All tracks play cleanly & clearly and are free from any crackle, groove/playwear and have no clicks, ticks or other such audible distractions. You won't be disappointed with the audio on this set.

Cover: VERY GOOD +

A respectable clean & strong example with a low-ish front cover number. Both front & rear panel are glossy with light storage rubbing and a tiny spot on the front. There is also an unavoidable light disc impression but the unique stamped number is bold & unworn. There is some minor wear to the opening edges and lower corners but no issues inside the gatefold. The spine laminate has split a little but it is clean and both sets of wording are readable. All seams are smooth & fully intact.

Poster: VERY GOOD +

Light handling wear only, no tears.

Photo protector sheet: EXCELLENT

Light storage wrinkles.


Minor creasing to some corners.

Inner-sleeves: EXCELLENT

Clean & flat with some light wrinkles from storage but no tears or seam splits.

This LP will be packed in professional packaging to make sure it reaches you in the same condition it leaves us.

This item is located in and will be shipped from AUSTRIA via insured trackable airmail.

Buyers located outside the EU are responsible for customs fees/charges levied by their own country of residence.

We grade strictly & conservatively in strong daylight & directly beneath a halogen light to UK 'RECORD COLLECTOR' standards.

We listen to every record we sell in its entirety & all images in this listing have been taken by ourselves and are of the actual item for sale.

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