(Reissue) 'Made by 'Pathé Marconi EMI' on label and made by 'Les Industries Musicales Et Electriques Pathé Marconi' on back cover. Price code U on back cover.
Please don't confuse, there is also a version with cat# 2 C 154-93915/6 see (r=7124820) (First press) and (r=1676458) (Second Issue)'[discogs]
'Recording locations and dates:
A1 Osaka - 16th August 1972
A2 Osaka - 16th August 1972
B1 Osaka - 15th August 1972
B2 Tokyo - 17th August 1972
C1 Osaka - 16th August 1972
C2 Tokyo - 17th August 1972
D Osaka - 16th August 1972'[discogs]
Very slight ridge towards the very edge of labels.. Made In Japan on labels.
Laminated gatefold sleeve, inside card color on the interior gatefold is gray. The number '7211' on the inside of the gatefold sleeve indicates the production-date of November 1972. . 'The Gramophone Co.' text as top perimeter print, 'Made In Gt. Britain' above bottom perimeter print. Title on labels is 'Deep Purple (Made In Japan)'.
Early US issue, probably from the mid 70's. Comes in a heavy cardboard gatefold sleeve. Warner Burbank labels with Warner logo in the bottom perimeter print. Sides I and IV share a vinyl.[sascha]
Original US issue. Comes in a heavy cardboard gatefold sleeve. Warner Burbank labels without Warner logo in the bottom perimeter print. Sides I and IV share a vinyl.[sascha]