THE BEATLES THE WHITE ALBUM ORIGINAL 1968 UK FIRST ISSUE MONO 2 LP SET COMPLETE - rare vinyl collector item


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THE BEATLES, THE WHITE ALBUM ORIGINAL 1968 UK FIRST ISSUE MONO 2 LP SET COMPLETE

THE BEATLES THE WHITE ALBUM ORIGINAL 1968 UK FIRST ISSUE MONO 2 LP SET COMPLETE
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Auction Details:
Code ID
#9476
Ebay Item #
141618421953
Sold Price
$686.57
Bids
13
Auction End date
06 Apr 2015
Seller Location
Sussex **WE SHIP WORLDWIDE**

Item Description

A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF THIS ORIGINAL 1968 FIRST ISSUE UK DOUBLE ALBUM SET FROM THE BEATLES COMPLETE WITH ALL 1968 ORIGINAL INSERTS GUARANTEED.

**SATISFACTION GUARANTEED: We offer a **COMPLETE MONEY BACK GUARANTEE** in the unlikely event that the winning bidder is not entirely Delighted with their purchase**

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THE BEATLES: ‘THE BEATLES’ (THE WHITE ALBUM) – AN ORIGINAL 1968 UK APPLE **FIRST ISSUE** MONO TWO VINYL LP SET – PMC 7067/8, AND SLEEVE NUMBER, 0101593.

A BEAUTIFUL COMPLETE CONDITION EXAMPLE. ALL COMPONENTS/INSERTS IN THIS COMPLETE SET ARE 100% ORIGINAL, ALL INSERTS ARE THE ORIGINAL INSERTS AS SUPPLIED WITH THE ALBUM IN 1968, GUARANTEED 100%.

Considered to be one of most Influential and Iconic Albums of the 20th Century, this is an original 1968 UK Apple Records ** FIRST ISSUE MONO** two vinyl LP Set for The Beatles White Album, entitled ‘The BEATLES’.

This complete Set is 100% original, and has a superb top opening, undamaged wider spine Gatefold Sleeve with, two original UK first issue mono LPs, Four original 1968 Full Colour glossy photographs, one of each Beatle, plus photograph spacer, an original Large Format, Double Sided 1968 Lyric Poster printed by Garrod and Lofthouse, Two original 1968 black inner record bags. The set is housed within its original and superb, First Issue, Fully Laminated wide spine top opening numbered, No.0101593 gatefold Sleeve.

LP Description/Condition:

The two First Issue mono Vinyl LPs are on the traditional Dark Green Apple label, all bearing the ‘Sold in UK Subject to resale.…’, all four sides of the record labels **WITHOUT** the, E.M.I. Recording Reference, and with ‘Mfd. In UK’ label text to all four record labels.

All four record labels in stunning Near Mint condition, beautiful, absolutely undamaged record labels, vivid Black Print, with just a few light signs of play to the centre spindle holes on each label.

All four sides of the vinyl discs are in beautiful, undamaged Excellent Plus condition, the vinyl discs look and play beautifully and still retain their gloss shine, there are NO scratches or scuffs to any of the surfaces, apart from just a few light surface hairlines. Both discs have obviously been very well cared for, apart from just a few light surface hairlines.

Disc 1, Side 1 matrix XEX 709-1 & Side 2: XEX 710-1.
Disc 1, Side 1 stampers: 3 T & Side 2 stampers are: 2 P.
Disc 2, Side 3 matrix: XEX 711-1 & Side 4: XEX 712-1.
Disc 2, Side 3 stampers: 1 GT & Side 4 stampers: 7 TM.

The LPs come in their original Matt Black Die Cut Inner Bags which are in preserved Excellent condition, the bags do have some light inevitable creasing, but no seam splits.

….And are housed in it’s original and superb Garrod and Lofthouse Gatefold Sleeve. This first issue sleeve is Top Opening and numbered 0101593, printed to the lower portion of the front of the sleeve. The wording ‘The BEATLES’ is embossed and printed a little way up above the number. The sleeve opens out to reveal Black and White Images of each of Beatle, together with the song track listing. The Original Fully Laminated Gatefold sleeve is in superb Excellent Plus condition. This is one of the better condition mono White Album sleeves seen for a while. It is firm, clean, white and glossy, just mild LP storage signs, and a little age toning.

The inner gatefold of the sleeve is in superb Excellent Plus condition. The spine edge is firm, with a little laminate flaking and age toning, the printed wording ‘The Beatles, Stereo PCS 7067-8, Mono PMC 7067-8‘clearly legible. There are NO seam splits to any of the edges.

There are four original Full Colour Glossy Photographs – one of each Beatle - All four Photographs are all in Mint Minus condition, with NO tearing or pinholes. Also an original paper photograph spacer.

And an original Large Format, Double Sided, Lyric Poster printed by Garrod and Lofthouse which is in Mint Minus condition, the poster is superb, with no pin holes or tears.

Play Quality:

Having played both LPs, as expected all four sides play beautifully well throughout all the tracks, there are no skips and very quiet between and during the tracks, a very fresh mono sound quality.

Beatles White Albums in this condition rarely come onto the market, this one is an above average example. Guaranteed 100% Original with all 1968 Original inserts.

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