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THE BEATLES Please Please Me LP 1963 BLACK & GOLD MONO 1st Press!! DICK JAMES!!

THE BEATLES Please Please Me LP 1963 BLACK  GOLD MONO 1st Press DICK JAMES
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Auction Details:
Code ID
#10668
Ebay Item #
361383199820
Sold Price
$1403.98
Bids
19
Auction End date
13 Sep 2015
Seller Location
Clifton, Bedfordshire

Item Description

On offer here is an ORIGINAL Black & Gold MONO UK 1963 1stPressing called "Please Please Me" by The Beatles, on the 1st Press Black & Gold Parlophone labels!!!! It is alsoa 100% GENIUNE 1963Black & Gold 1st Pressing with the 'Dick James' credits to BOTH labels!!!! THIS LP IS SERIOUSLY RARE AND VIRTUALLY IMPOSSIBLE TO FIND!!!! THIS WAS THE BEATLES FIRST & RAREST LP EVER - AND VIRTUALLY NEVER TURNS UP FOR SALE!!!! JUST TRY AND FIND ANOTHER ONE!!!! IT IS ONE OF THE MOST SOUGHT LPs ON THE PARLOPHONE LABEL, AND IS INCREDIBLY HARD TO LOCATE TODAY!!!! BUT WHAT MAKES THIS LPREALLY SPECIAL - IS THAT IT IS A 100% GENIUNE UK 1ST PRESSING ON THE ULTRA RARE BLACK & GOLD PARLOPHONE LABEL- AND IS ONE OF THE 'EARLIEST' 1ST PRESSINGS EVER MADE!!!! AND THIS IS ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE TO FIND ON THIS LP!!!! AND NATURALLY AS THIS LP IS ONE OF THE 'EARLIEST' 1ST PRESSINGS EVER MADE - IT HAS ALL THE CORRECT (AND ULTRA RARE!) 'EARLIEST' 1ST PRESS CHARACTERISTICS!!!! FIRSTLY THIS LP HAS THE FULL SET OF 1ST PRESS 'DICK JAMES' CREDITS TO BOTH LABELS (LATER ONES DONT!)!!!! SECONDLY THE MATRIXES ARE THE 'EARLIEST POSSIBLE' 1ST PRESS MATRIXES - BEING XEX 421-1N & XEX 422-1N (LATER ONES DONT!)!!!! 3RD THE 'EMITEX' INNER SLEEVE IS 'POLY LINED' AND HAS 'PATENTS APPLIED FOR' TEXT IN THE BOTTOM LEFT CORNER (LATER ONES DONT!)!!!! AND LASTLY& MOST IMPORTANTLY THE MOTHER & STAMPER CODINGSARE ONE OF THE VERY EARLIEST EVER USED - BEING '1/H & '2/GO'!!!! AND INCREDIBLY, THIS MAKES THIS LP ONE OF THE EARLIEST & RAREST 1ST PRESSINGS EVER MADE!!!! AND THESE ULTRA RARE '1/H' & '2/GO' MOTHER & STAMPER CODINGSVERY CLEARLY SHOW THAT THIS LP WAS ONE OF THE 'EARLIEST' 1ST PRESSINGS EVER MADE, ON THE VERY FIRST DAY OF PRESSING (WAY BEFORE THE RELEASE DATE!), AND WAS ONE OF THE FIRST 2100 COPIES EVER MADE!!!!SO THERE IS ABSOLUTELY NO DOUBT AT ALL - THAT THIS IS ONE OF THE 'EARLIEST' & RAREST 1ST PRESSINGS OF THIS AMAZING LP EVER MADE!!!!

THIS ULTRA RARE BLACK & GOLD 1ST PRESSING IS ALSO IN BRILLIANT CONDITION (WITH A VERY DECENT COVER INDEED, A VERY BRIGHT & SHINY BRILLIANT CONDITIONED RECORD, AND A VERY NICE SET OF LABELS INDEED!)- AND WAY WAY ABOVE THE NORMAL 'TRASHED' EXAMPLES YOU USUALLY SEE!!!! MOST IMPORTANTLY OF ALL, BOTH BLACK & GOLD LABELS ARE IN BRILLIANT CONDITION (SEE PICTURES!), WITHTHE GOLD PRINT STILL STANDING OUT VERY CLEARLY ON THE DEEP BLACK BACKGROUND!!!! JUST LOOK AT THE PICTURES!!!! THIS IS THE ORIGINAL 1963 UK MONO 'EARLIEST' 1ST PRESSING ON THE 'EARLIEST' 1ST PRESS BLACK & GOLD PARLOPHONE LABELS, 'EARLIEST' 1ST PRESS 'DICK JAMES' LABEL CREDITS,'EARLIEST' 1ST PRESS 'PARLOPHONE COMPANY' LABEL EDGE TEXT, 'EARLIEST' 1ST PRESS 'PATENT APPLIED FOR' EMITEX 'POLY LINED' INNER SLEEVE, 'EARLIEST' 1ST PRESS 1N/1N MATRIXES, AND 1ST PRESS 'E.J.DAY' FLIPBACK LAMINATED MONO COVER (WITH 'ANGUS McBEAN' CREDIT IN THE FAR RIGHT POSITION IN THE BOTTOM RIGHT CORNER)!!!! THIS LP IS SERIOUSLY RARE AND VIRTUALLY IMPOSSIBLE TO FIND LIKE THIS - SODONT MISS OUT ON THIS AMAZING OPPORTUNITY!!!! This isthe ORIGINAL UK MONO 1st Pressing from 1963, and is in BRILLIANT condition!!!! The matrix numbers are XEX 421-1N & XEX 422-1N!!!! The Cat. No is PMC 1202 on the ORIGINAL 1st Press Black & Gold Parlophone label (see picture) and is a UK MONO 1st Pressing!!!! All the tracks are Pure quality Beatles at their best!!!! Any fan of The Beatles, or 60s music in general, will want to have this in their collection - especially in this condition!!!!

The record labels are in BRILLIANT condition (see pictures) with NO writing, NO wear (apart from the TINIEST touch around the centre holes), STUNNING unfaded Gold Print, only VERY minor texturisation, NO sticker marks, and only a few light spindle marks!!!! A BRILLIANT SET OF BLACK & GOLD LABELS!!!! The vinyl is in BRILLIANT condition!!!! Most of these 60s 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 nasty concentric marks AT ALL, only 2 or 3 MEGA light scufflines, only 2 or 3 VERY small hairlines,and only a VERY few of the lightest paper scuffs only visible under light!!!! THE RECORD STILL RETAINS ITS ORIGINAL 'JUST PRESSED' LOOK AND SHINES LIKE NEW!!!! It is great to find that the record plays as STUNNINGLY as the visual with NO skips, barely ANY clicks, 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 Very Good++ if not better!!!! BRILLIANT RECORD!!!! The record also comes in its ORIGINAL 1st Press 'Patents Applied For'Emitex 'Poly Lined' inner sleeve which is in BRILLIANT condition!!!! The ORIGINAL 1st Press 'E.J.Day' Flipback LaminatedCover is inGREAT condition - and is a very VERY decent cover indeed, with NO major defects AT ALL!!!! It has NO splits, NO edge wear (apart from 2 or 3 absolutely TINY traces!), NO spinal wear (SUPERB flat & straight spine with PERFECT side words!), only slight corner wear, NO rips, NO tears, only some minor evidence of 'tipping in' to the bottom corners, NO stickers, NO sticker marks, only a VERY few VERY light creases (cover is VERY flat looking indeed!), shiny laminate, NO annotations, and NO writing!!!! The opening edge is beautifully straight with barely ANY feathering AT ALL!!!! Even the unlaminated back of the cover is in GREAT condition with NOgrubbyness, only 1 very VERY small wear trace, NO yellowing, only 1 VERY small stain trace in the bottom right corner, NO residue marks, VERY nice flipbacks (with only 2 or 3 'burring' traces to the bottom flipback edge & a crease to the top right flipback corner!), NO ringwear, barely ANY rubbing AT ALL, and NO writing!!!! The cover must MEGA STRICTLY grade Very Good (PROPERLY graded, NOT trashed!) if not better - and is still a very VERY decent cover indeed, with NO major defects AT ALL!!!! THIS LP IS SERIOUSLY RARE AND VIRTUALLY IMPOSSIBLE TO FIND LIKE THIS - SO DONT MISS OUT ON THISINCREDIBLE OPPORTUNITY!!!!
TAKE A LOOK AT 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 Beatles LP!!!! THIS WILL BE YOUR ONLY CHANCE TO BUY AN ORIGINAL 1963 UK BLACK & GOLD 'EARLIEST' MONO 1ST PRESSING OF "PLEASE PLEASE ME" BY THE BEATLES, IN BRILLIANT 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!!!!!


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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 09-Sep-15 at 00:35:55 BST, seller added the following information:

PLEASE NOTE:-
To spare any more emails about why this is being relisted - a bidder from America bid £900 as a top bid instead of bidding 900 DOLLARS. So when the auction ended in UK £s instead of U.S. $ (dollars) - he couldnt pay. He contacted me via ebay messages, and I was forced to cancel the sale via ebays 'cancel an item' feature. To be fair I should have put this at the top of the listing, but forgot. I must stress - the item was NOT cancelled due to a defect, this is a GREAT item!