THE ROLLING STONES
DECCA RECORDS STEREO TEST PRESSING.
ORIGINAL 1966 UK FACTORY SAMPLE NOT FOR SALE.
This is one of the very first Aftermath LPs to ever be pressed. FACTORY SAMPLE TEST PRESSINGS
are pressed in tiny numbers their chief roll being to test the quality control of the record. To see exactly
what the music will sound like following the acetate stage when the music is finally pressed to vinyl.
Once everyone is satisfied the go ahead is given to press the stock copies to be sent into the shops for
sale to the public.So this is the stage we have here. At Decca records ALL the MONO FACTORY TEST
PRESSINGS were given solid blue labels.ALL the STEREO FACTORY TEST PRESSINGS were half pink
half blue.As you can see this is in STEREO. Double click the pictures note the deep groove Stereo label
with the handwritten matrix numbers. Beautiful. Both labels are in EXCELLENT order.Theoriginal inner sleeve
is present but this LP has no LP SLEEVE.REMEMBER this is the TEST PRESSING STAGE and the sleeves
were probaly not even made yet ! The vinyl has a lot of hairlines to both sides and a couple
of marks that look worse than they sound.The good news is it plays all the way through without jumping or sticking
or skipping.There is background noise and some crackle but it is still very enjoyable I would say it plays 7 out of 10.
The best I could grade it due to the hairlines etc would be very good.Rolling Stones FACTORY TEST PRESSINGS
are exceptionally rare, opportunities to own one rarely ever come along. A penny start and NO RESERVE !
DONT let this rare chance pass you by.GET INVOLVED.GET BIDDING !
Please click see sellers other items
I will be selling some exceptionally rare
recordsover the next few weeks.
Penny start and NO RESERVE !!!
Postage and packing is as follows.
I DO NOT SHIP TO THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION. ITALY or THE UKRAINE.
UK is £8.50 first class recorded.
GERMANY is £16.50 first class tracked and insured.
USA is £26.10 Tracked and recorded.
I DO NOT SHIP TO THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION . ITALY or THE UKRAINE.
On 08-Dec-16 at 10:36:22 GMT, seller added the following information:
All my records are housed in Mobile Fidelity Mastering Sleeves.
This prevents further paper scuffs marking the vinyl when removing
the record from the original inner sleeve and prolongs the condition
of the original inner sleeve.
On 10-Dec-16 at 06:22:17 GMT, seller added the following information:
Whenever anyone mentions The Rolling Stones albums,it is always Let it Bleed,
Sticky Fingers or Exile on main street that they talk about and certainly that gets
the most attention.You never hear anyone talk about Aftermath.Dig out your own
copy of Aftermath and play it.....Isnt it Magnificentfrom start to finish with no weak filler
points at all.Total genius !!! Think about what we have here...One of the VERY FIRST COPIES
the industryever had pressed.An inside item that was never intended of ever making its way
outside of thosefactory walls !!!
RARE, is sometimes just too inadequate a word for some items, that is certainly the
case here.The Rolling Stones Test Pressings never come up for sale anywhere because
real Rolling Stones collectors realize exactly what, and how rare they are. So they remain PROUDLY
tuckedaway asthecenterpieces of many of the best Rolling Stones collections IN THE WORLD.
Becauseseriously, collecting Rolling Stones records seldom flys higher than a GENUINE DECCA
And someone realizes this, because I have had 4 people making offers and asking do I have a
buy it now price.
Does`nt everything on the planet have a buy it now price ? But no ones reached it because we all
like a bargain, and most of us collectors tend to think in the same sort of way. I think its important
for those who want this item to think about how rare these things come up.A bargain.... Think in the
opposite direction ! The mans got something you want,something so rare, the chance to own one, may
never come your way again ! PAY HIM FOR IT. Because here is one thing that is certain. Taught to me
by the recent death of David Bowie. Whatever price this auction ends up at.When Mick Jagger and
Keith Richardspass away, the value of this item will soar !!!! Recognize this .So if you want it, then win it.
Because if youcome second, IT WILL BE GONE FROM YOUR LIFE, FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE!
SO AIM, TO WIN.