Label copyright text difference:bottom part missing (See scan)
1A 062-04 200 on labels + sleeve.
Original 1st German pressing on red/golden Odeon with 'Alle Rechte...' text in rim.
, YEX-143-1. [emil]
Circular ST33. No LC.
Original German stereo pressing on red/golden Odeon with 'Urheber-...' text in rim and sharp ST33.
Front laminated paste-on sleeve. 'Stereo' sticker underneath the EMI logo on front. Matrix: YEX-142-1
, YEX-143-1. Released in early 1965. [emil]
First pressings are on a black and yellow Parlophone label with ''The Parlophone Co.'' in the perimeter and ''Sold in the UK'' in the middle.The following matrix numbers are stamped in the run-out groove: A: XEX 503-4N (or 3N) B: XEX 504-4N (or 3N). E.M.I. Records Limited (Controlled by Electric & Musical Industries Limited). Made and Printed in Great Britain. This album has one of the first known appearances of 'gatefold' sleeve record packaging, but opens from the inside. [disocgs]
Barcode gatefold sleeve. B-side label misstates 'stereo' - contemporary German DMM pressings are mono exclusively.
Black label with two white-black EMI logos and silver print. Made in Gt Britain under lower EMI box and not on perimeter of labels.
(Mono) 'Release from the late 2000's
On the inside has a label with this text:
'This album has been direct metal mastered from a digitally re-mastered original tape to give the best possible sound quality.'
Cover missing. Vinyl only. [emil]
First pressings are on a black and yellow Parlophone label with ''The Parlophone Co.'' in the perimeter and ''Sold in the UK'' in the middle.The following matrix numbers are stamped in the run-out groove: A: XEX 503-4N B: XEX 504-4N E.M.I. Records Limited (Controlled by Electric & Musical Industries Limited).Made and Printed in Great Britain. [disocgs]
(Remastered Stereo) 'Manufactured on 180-gram, audiophile quality vinyl with replicated artwork. [renej]
Total running time : 0hr 34mn 15s ℗ 1964 Original sound recordings made by EMI Records Ltd © 1964 EMI Records Ltd. Made In Holland. ADD “Beatles”, “Apple” and the Apple logos are trademarks of Apple corps Ltd. Published by: Northern Songs Ltd (track 1 to 3, 5, 8, 11 to 13) Jewel Music Ltd (track 4) Lowery-Chappell Music Ltd (track 6) P. Maurice Music Publ. Co. Ltd (track 7a) ATV Music Ltd (track 7b) Southern Music Publ. Co. Ltd (track 9) Carlin Music Corp. (track 10) Knox Ltd (track 14)[discogs]
Original 1st Australian mono pressing on yellow-black Parlophone label with publisher credit for the Lennon-McCartney songs by Leeds Music. Unlaminated but glossy flip-back sleeve with unique cover art work (The Beatles live in Sydney. [emil]
(Limited Edition Reissue Mono) 'Part of Capitol's Limited Edition re-issue series of the UK catalog , issued late 1995, using the same catalog #s as the late 80s vinyl pressings and the CDs that were still on the market at the time, but adding 'C1'. They are mastered from the same digital source tapes as the CD's.
All albums in this series up to 'Magical Mystery Tour' have the purple Capitol label. The remaining titles are on Apple.
Each copy has a black 'Limited Edition' sticker on the shrink-wrap.
These pressings make a total of 3 variations for each UK title (up to Revolver) that Capitol issued 1987-95.
For variation #3:
-Catalog # revised to C1 0777 7 46438 1 8, seen on spine, bottom lower back by the logos, and on labels.
-Purple Capitol label design with the Parlophone logo on the left side of label above the “1” and “2” and Apple logo on the right.
-Capitol oval, Parlophone and Apple logos along the lower left back
-Most pressings came with black “Limited Edition” hype sticker on the shrink-wrap with a corresponding catalog number. (see photo)
For variation #1 (1987): (r5960597)
For variation #2 (1988): (r2307817)'[discogs]
(Remastered Stereo) 'Gatefold'[discogs]