Please Please Me / GOLD Text mono 1st press

Parlophone : PMC 1212

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  • Artist: Beatles
  • A Side: Please Please Me
  • B Side: GOLD Text mono 1st press
  • Label: Parlophone
  • Format: LP



  • Vinyl Condition: g
  • Label Condition: E+
  • Sleeve Condition: E

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The coveted March 1963 first press Gold Parlophone labelled press, only available for two months before demand forced represses with the regular 1963 black & yellow Parlophone label.

Highly sought after, with value hinging on the condition. Scrutiny of all aspects of this album are listed below.

GOLD LABEL. All the Gold text on the label is bright clean and complete. No flaking, fade or rub to the gold. See images.

Spindle hole and surrounding area, is free of visible spindle trails. Although there are signs of perimeter insertion wear but no white backing-paper showing through, both gold labels a excellent. NO writing, stains, stickers or tears.

FRONT COVER. View the images, you will note there are only occasisional very light fine laminate viens, no major greases or laminate lift or bubbling to metion. Corner tips all have very mild storage rub. See images.

BACK COVER. Is free of writing, tears, labels or resissue stains. There is only very light age foxing tp the white background in places. ALL text no matter how small is bold crisp and legiable. See images

SPINE is clean, uncrumpled, all text is crisp, bright and clear.

VINYL on both sides has multiple light hairlines, turntable retrieve scuffs. PLAY TESTED, plays with no skip, stick, jumps or hiss.

INNER SLEEVE original RICE-PAPER lined EMI inner in excellent complete condition. NO tears, writing, splits. Small letter D in red pen top left corner.

Condition Report

as described above.

A Side

  • Title: Please Please Me

    B Side

  • Title: GOLD Text mono 1st press
  • Year: March 1963
  • City: United Kingdom