Pretty Things – SF Sorrow - Earliest 1st UK Rough Textured Columbia
Labels – Mono - Very Rare Press - 1968 - Earliest 1st UK Mono
Pressing – Earliest Gatefold inside flipback Mono Sleeve - Stunning Vinyl - Great Audio
XAX 3738 - 1 (Mother 2 No stamper)
XAX 3739 - 1 (Mother 3 No Stamper)
Side 1 has a couple of faint scratches (non feeling), a very faint hazy patch and a scuff in the run out. Side 2 has just a couple of extremely faint hairlines and a faint hazy mark near run out, apart from that there is just the odd extremely light and faint sleeve removal marks under strong artificial light...Has a Great Shine. A Stunning Example, Playtested fully below.
PLAYTESTED and it plays all the way through with no jumps, sticks or skips. Audio is Stunning, Strong and Vibrant with no lessening in sound quality. It plays with some static in the quiet parts and the odd click here and there. It has been stored for 50+ years so will benefit from a proper clean which often will reduce the static.
Labels are clean with slight wear to raised KT tax code, signs of being played under strong light (spiders
Earliest Ernest J Day 'File Under Popular : Pop Groups' Mono Gatefold Sleeve has some wear, Front and back still has a nice shine, some signs of rubbing near top and bottom on front and in shape of record on back. Some small creases from edges and a thumbnail crease near opening, there is also a scratch line near opening on front and a handful of faint indentations when held in the light, Corners have wear. Top and bottom edges have no wear, Spine is a little squashed so only partly readable with slight wear, Opening edge has wear, back opening edge in the middle has a 1 cm rip and bit of creasing/wear, Inside is flat, crisp and clean with a bit of grubbiness along unlaminated flipback edges....A Nice Used example of this rare sleeve. See Photos
Original Red/white EMI Advertising Inner has a tiny split to bottom edge and a split to one edge, No other wear or writing.
A Very Rare Earliest 1st UK Press Mono LP.