Remastered stereo issue on 180g vinyl![sascha]
Labels are on the wrong sides (Please Please Me label is on B-side)
3rd or 4th pressing.
Centre of label has been popped out so not sure if it had the 'Sold In UK' text.
Recording first published text is very small.
Made In Gt Britain text along bottom rim of label.
Mixed case copyright text.
Original Dutch special edition on black Parlophone label with silver print, rim text in English, and small boxed BIEM. Front sleeve: 'NVPI-serie 24 100 Years Of Recorded Sound 1877 -1977'. 'Recording first published 1963' mentioned on back sleeve. [emil]
Silver/black Parlophone labels with two boxed EMI logos & the 'MADE IN GT BRITAIN' tag at the perimeter. Frontcover says 'Photo: Angus McBean' at lower right corner.[Lars]
(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. 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 46435 1 1, seen on spine, bottom lower back by the Apple logo, 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 and Apple logos along the bottom back
-UPC on the back is more rectangular shape
-Most pressings came with black “Limited Edition” hype sticker on the shrink-wrap with a corresponding catalog number. (see photo)
For variation #1 (1987): (r7373421)
For variation #2 (1988): (r7497727)'[discogs]
This album has been release using the 2009 digital remasters which had been created from the original stern master tapes except for side two track 1 and 2 which are from the original mono analogue master tapes.
No durations listed on label.
Barcode appears only on sticker, not on actual sleeve.
Ardmore & Beechwood Ltd. appears as Ardmore & Beechwood Music Ltd. on label
Label with Apple logo design
Printed in Germany by 4P NICOLAUS GMBH, Koeln.
This version has a 'Star' under the GEMA-Sign on Label and on backcover after catalog-number and on spine. [discogs]
Original US pressing on black label with silver print, bracketed VJ logo, and two horizontal lines. [emil]