Title : Genesis - From Genesis To Revelation
Label & year : Original Decca LK 4990 LP , UK Mono OUTRAGEOUSLY RARE 1969 UK 1st Press!!!
Matrix's : Side A : ARL-8839.P-1B (1 B) , Side B : ARL-8840.P-1B (1 B) EARLIEST POSSIBLE STAMPERS!!! ONE OF THE FIRST/ONLY 150 TO EVER ROLL OFF THE PRESS!!!
OUTRAGEOUSLY RARE DEBUT CLASSIC UNBOXED MONO 1969 UK 1ST PRESS - EASILY ONE OF THE VERY RAREST AND MOST SOUGHT AFTER LP'S OF ALL TIME!!! THIS IS THE SIMPLY IMPOSSIBLE TO FIND WITHDRAWN UNBOXED MONO EDITION!!! PRESSED AS AN AFTER THOUGHT TO SATISFY A HANDFUL OF ORDERS (MONO WAS ALL BUT DEAD BY 1969)!!! AND NOT ONLY THAT, THIS IS COMPLETE WITH MEGA RARE LYRIC INSERT, RED MONO INNER AND AWESOME AUDIO!!! RIDICULOUSLY HARD TO FIND!!!
ONLY PRESSED IN ABSOLUTE MINISCULE AMOUNTS AS AN UNBOXED MONO 1969 UK 1ST PRESS (LITERALLY ONLY 150 MONOS WERE SOLD ON RELEASE!!! NOT HELPED AT ALL BY THE FEW RECORD SHOPS WHO ORDERED IT REPORTEDLY PLACING IT IN THE RELIGIOUS SECTION AS NO-ONE KNEW WHO GENESIS WERE AT THE TIME!!!) RESULTING IN ONE OF THE VERY RAREST RECORDS OF ALL TIME!!! OUTRAGEOUSLY RARE AND IT WILL SURELY BE A LONG, LONG TIME BEFORE A MONO EDITION OF THIS CLASSIC DEBUT EVER TURNS UP AGAIN!!! Do NOT miss out on this incredible iconic piece of rock history - bid now!!!
About : Ultra Rare Original 1969 UK 1st Press!!! This MASSIVELY RARE LP initially sold barely anything (LP's were also really expensive to most people back then!!!) and therefore had a very small run, and is INCREDIBLY HARD TO FIND, especially in this condition!!! AN absolute classic LP from this incredible band!!! An astonishing album that really DESERVES to be in EVERY serious 60's / 70's record collection!!! Don't miss out on this MEGA RARE LP!!! If you like good music, bid now!!!
Classic UK 1st Press Unboxed Decca labels!!! Both sides are FANTASTIC with NO real signs of age, NO writing, NO stickers, and NO tears whatsoever!!! Just has a small amount of ultra light spindle marks which suggests that this hasn't had too much play over the years at all!!! AWESOME for a 50 year old record!!! Both must grade overall at least as Very Good+!!!
Record : Visual -
Spectacular Original 1969 UK 1st Press Vinyl!!! Nice bright, clean and shiny as if it was just pressed!!! Fantastic jet black mirror like surfaces, it looks GREAT with NO really nasty scratches, groovewear, or nasty deep scuffs whatsoever!!! The only blemishes are just some light wispy sleeve traces, a few mild hairlines and age marks, and just a small amount of cosmetic non-sounding and unfeelable scuffs (only visible in direct angled light) mostly caused from where it has sat or been removed from it's cover over the years!!! Of course, none of these ULTRA light blemishes really interfere with play AT ALL thanks to the deeply pressed quality!!! BRILLIANT for a record of this age and rarity!!! Must grade overall at the least as Very Good minus!!! (graded STRICTLY to the UK RRPG standards, not overgraded AT ALL!!! Customer satisfaction is of 100% importance to me)
Record : Audio -
Thankfully, it plays BRILLIANTLY with fantastic mono blast and clarity!!! It really sounds incredible with NO hisses, hops, distortion, sticks OR skips!!! Only like pretty much ALL records has just a mere touch of the lightest crackle in few and far between places, a few light ticks here and there on rare occasions, and just a hint of low level ultra light "bluesman's fag" atmospheric static in few and far between places such as on some of the quieter sections like the run in grooves and between some tracks e.t.c, but it TRULY doesn't overshadow the music AT ALL!!! I'd even argue it gives it added soul!!! And that's truly about it!!! The vast, vast majority of the music is ultra clear and sounds ABSOLUTELY AWESOME with that bass, depth, warmth and clarity you can only get from 1st Press UK vinyl!!! An outstanding listen! Absolutely ESSENTIAL!! FANTASTIC for a record of this age and rarity!!! Must grade overall audibly at the least as Very Good++!!! (graded STRICTLY to the UK RRPG standards, not trashed or overgraded AT ALL!!! Customer satisfaction is of 100% importance to me)
Original UK 1st press front laminated “Robert Stace" sleeve with unsplit red mono inner and original earliest mono/stereo credit lyric insert (fantastic ultra clean condition - barely left the sleeve with NO writing, staining, folding or graffiti whatsoever!!! AWESOME)!!! IMPOSSIBLE to find this sleeve in anything approaching a good condition - most are spent, torn, worn, and stained due to age and the lifestyles of the buyers of this particular LP!!! This one is NOT bad at all, and looks BRILLIANT, especially considering the nature of these fragile sleeves!!! NO stains, NO graffiti, NO splits, and still ULTRA strong and solid after all these years!!! Only has some minor signs of ageing such as some laminate creasing and a touch of a record imprint, only some minor ageing to the unlaminated back such as a little ink rubbing here and there (nothing drastic AT ALL, truly minimal compared to most - absolutely NO nasty marks, writing, staining OR graffiti whatsoever!!!), a touch of denting to the four corners which virtually all vintage sleeves have, but that's truly about it!!! I tend to bring it down by listing all the most minor negatives I can see, but this remains a BRILLIANT sleeve, and a TRUE rarity to find one as awesome as this - most have been virtually destroyed or are just about being held together, but not this one!!! It remains ultra strong, solid, unsplit and unspoilt, and even the spine remains ultra strong, solid, unsplit, and 100% readable!!! Must grade overall at the least as Very Good!!! (graded STRICTLY to the UK RRPG standards, not trashed or overgraded AT ALL!!! Customer satisfaction is of 100% importance to me)
Summary : A FANTASTIC sounding 100% complete example of this INCREDIBLY RARE classic original 1969 Unboxed Decca PSYCH PROG CLASSIC Withdrawn Mono UK 1st Press LP!!! Hard to find in ANY condition, but SERIOUSLY RARE TO FIND ONE AS SONICALLY AWESOME AS THIS!!! YOU MAY NEVER GET THE CHANCE AGAIN, so don't miss out on this scarce opportunity to own a true piece of 60's/70's music history!!! Bid now!!!
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I've realized that most countries have their own unique grading system. I base mine strictly on the UK RRPG grading system (occasionally with a + or a - to indicate the higher and lower ends of the grade, though I only use these if i'm having real trouble deciding!), so please check their chart for further clarity if you are unsure of what my grades mean. As a general rule, a mint record will be 100% perfect, an excellent record will be in fantastic clean condition with the occasional mild mark and minor use from the years, and a very good record will have noticeable, yet light visual markings and obvious signs of age and use, but will still remain clean with relatively light wear and will play fantastically well with plenty of life remaining in it. I very rarely offer records below the very good region unless they are of an EXCEPTIONAL rarity and playing quality...I hope this helps!
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