Beatles ABBEY ROAD Original 1st UK Press Complete Nr MINT NO Majesty Misaligned~

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September 14, 2018 - 10:10:06 PM GMT (6 days ago)
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BID WITH TOTAL CONFIDENCE . YOUR SATISFACTION IS GUARANTEED: COMPLETE MONEY BACK GUARANTEE IF NOT TOTALLY SATISFIED SERVICE YOU CAN TRUST, QUALITY ASSURED. WE HAVE A 100% POSITIVE FEEDBACK RATING AND A 100% TRACK RECORD OF OFFERING PERFECT PRODUCTS, SERVICE, COMMUNICATION AND DELIVERY – GUARANTEED!! THE BEATLES - ABBEY ROAD Great Playing Record! Great Cover. Original FIRST EVER PRESSING in stunning complete condition! CAT NO:... Apple PCS 7088 LABEL PRESS DETAILS:Rare 1st Press of the Beatles Abbey Road, with the 1st ever matrix variant - YEX 749 2 and YEX 750 1. The 1st ever label variant of Abbey Road omits 'Her Majesty' from the track title 'The End'. Only found on 1st ever pressings!1st Matrix version. Mfd In the UK. MATRIX NOs. ON RUN-OUT GROOVE Matrix no. YEX 749 2 and YEX 750 1 - 1st ever matrix variant. MOTHER STAMPERS:Side 1. '' 6 G G M '' Side 2. '' 2 M D G " TRACK LISTING… SIDE ONE: Come together / Something / Maxwell's silver hammer / Oh! Darling / Octopus's garden / I want you (she's so heavy) SIDE TWO: Here comes the sun / Because / You never give me your money / Sun king / Mean Mr. Mustard / Polythene Pam / She came through the bathroom window / Golden Slumbers / Carry that weight / The end / Her Majesty With very few pressing made before the matrix was changed and the track - The End - was corrected to - The End Her Majesty, - with only a limited press with the Earliest ever Matrix variation that this pressing has, making this a very limited 1st EVER UK pressing. Great AUDIO comes with superb ORIGINAL Garrod & Lofthouse misaligned laminated Cover. The audio on this pressing would be hard to better! Although Let it Be was the last Beatles album to be released Abbey Road was the last to be recorded. George Harrison blossomed into a major songwriter, contributing the buoyant Here Comes the Sun and the supremely melodic Something, which later became the first solo hit for the group that wasn't a Lennon-McCartney composition. The genesis of the album was a Paul McCartney suggestion to producer George Martin that the Beatles get together and make an album "just like the old days...just like we used to". The two sides are quite different in character, apparently to please both John Lennon and Paul McCartney individually - side 1 (to please Lennon) is a collection of single tracks, while side 2 (to please McCartney) contains one long medley of short compositions that segue together. The track I Want You (She's So Heavy) is the second-longest released Beatles song (7 mins), behind Revolution (9 mins). It also features one of the earliest uses of a Moog synthesiser. The chords in Because are based on Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata. The song Octopus's Garden, while written by Ringo Starr, was almost totally re-written in the studio by George Harrison, but credit still went to Ringo. The climax of the album is a sixteen-minute medley, consisting of several short songs, both finished and unfinished. Her Majesty was originally part of the medley, but Paul didn't like it so had the medley re-edited to remove it. However, an engineer placed it at the end of the medley after 20 seconds of silence. The Beatles liked this random effect and left it on the album. On some versions (like this one) the song isn't listed and so it might be considered as the first true hidden track on an album - it lasts for 23 seconds. ALBUM PLAYED FOR GRADING: Yes – brilliant sound quality throughout!Abbey Road is a complex and varied collection of music, and is also an extremely sensitive piece of vinyl, hard to find in clear audio condition. Worn and un worn copies can have a lot of surface sound even on musically complex and busy tracks like 'I Want You / She's So Heavy'. This pressing has clear undistorted audio, with super clear sound and absolutely minimal background static. There is certainly no dominant interference, and NO distortion. It really sounds great and plays with great sound separation and clarity! Superb sound, every track has been tested and I could find no obvious sound blemishes. Wonderful TOP audio, there is NO distortion, NO sticks or jumps what so ever, and virtual silence between the tracks. Great music with great clarity, and so hard to find with this type of sound. I'll give a detailed account below: Beginning with the classic 'Come Together' the audio is just incredible. There is virtually no occasional static and certainly nothing obtrusive, which is pretty incredible for a 1st track on this highly collectable record. Its so clear that you can clearly hear the metronome keeping Ringo's beat, a sound that is nearly always lost with the slightest surface sound. There are so many variables in the audio performance, and so many quiet delicate sections. Some static during the run in grooves, and some very slight background only. Amazing. 'Something' also has a quiet intro, and again the sound is just sensational. Still not a single loud pop or click, and very little static to be heard. 'Maxwells Silver Hammer' again has superb clear audio. There is some very faint occasional static, just the faintest most distant background sound to be detected, and a performance that would outshine most vinyls. 'Oh Darling', this track again plays with super clear audio, and little static or surface sound. No light pops between tracks, 'Octopus's Garden' plays with very little occasional, light background static, and still that brilliant clear tonal and audio quality, as with the final classic, 'I Want You'. Again there is some very light static and certainly no intrusive interference of any sort, just super bright loud bassy sound. Fantastic. Side 2. 'Here Comes The Sun' continues the musical journey, and plays superbly. There is very little surface sound, and not a single pop or click. The quiet 'Because' plays superbly, there is some light static, a couple of very light static tics only, and certainly nothing intrusive. There is not a single loud pop or click during the music, anywhere on the vinyl. The sound quality is extremely clear, and it plays with incredible separation, sharpness and tonal clarity. The same goes for 'You Never Give Me your Money', the building intro, and the track plays superbly with very little light surface static. 'Sun King' and 'Mean Mister Mustard' play with great clarity, following a very quiet clear middle section, returning to the final passages, this audio performance is concluded and this final quiet outro plays superbly. There is No obvious static during 'Sun King', and no pops or clicks at all. 'Polythene Pam' plays with great clear sound, again with no pops clicks and a barely any surface sound. 'She Came in Throughout the Bathroom Window' and 'Golden Slumbers' play with great clarity, clear audio and again barely any detectable surface static at all. 'Carry That Weight' and 'The End' conclude this great album, with great clear audio, and very slight surface static at all. This is a superb 1st pressing and a great listen. Loud, sharp clear audio, there is barely any occasional static (as detailed) and No pops or clicks. Barely a static tic this is a superb audio performance. The music jumps out, with definition and clarity, the vocals which come through with tremendous power. Its the same with the bass guitar and drums, whilst the guitars come through crisp and clear. With the clear and extra loud First cut engineering giving the audio a vibrant sound which cannot be beaten. A great all round example of this classic vinyl. This is an audio pleasure for such a rare vinyl, and I would happily give this great record an EXCELLENT to NEAR MINT sound grading. THE RECORDA superb piece of glossy vinyl, and a really thick pressing. Deep clear grooves that can only be found on the original early pressings, this vinyl has been barely played. In bright daylight it looks unmarked. It does have some faint hairlines, but the are very light and have no effect on the sound and can only be seen under a spotlight. Unbelievable to think this vinyl is over 40 years old! There is one barely visible light hairline across track 3. but it is completely non sounding. The vinyl surfaces have only the faintest of handling marks, which can be seen under a very strong spot light. This great vinyl has been played, but carefully and shows no groove wear what so ever, as proven though the great audio delivery. Graded at NEAR MINT condition. THE LABELS Famous Apple labels are in great condition. All the ink is completely intact, no marks or writing, and barely any spindle traces. One or two very faint tiny lines only. Incredible!Great all round first press examples, with NO MAJESTY LISTED! Graded at NEAR MINT CONDITION. VINYL TESTED FOR ANY SIGNS OF WARPING:Yes, NONE visible what so ever when tested be sight and on a moving turntable. THE COVERThis is a great example of this very rare cover. The spines on Abbey Road are nearly always flattened, worn and un readable. This one is flattened, but the spine is completely in tact as is the text. As these delicate covers were made out of relatively light card, they usually suffer from serious ring wear. This one has a very slight impression of the vinyl and only a couple of tiny patches of very light ring wear and a few light creases. It's a lovely example, the front and back have a lovely sheen and a few light laminate creases only.There is no light scuffing to the corners, and a few very light laminate creases only. The opening edges are very square and totally un frayed. A great example. All round, this is a stunning cover! Graded at EXCELLENT. THE INNEROriginal Black paper 1st press inner sleeve with one sided die cut centre. These incredibly delicate inner sleeves, the same as the ones used on the original White albums, were incredibly prone to destruction and were often discarded. This is a nice example, with a couple of small (3 to 5mm) tears at the very top, no seam splits and a slight 3mm tear to the centre hole.Graded at VERY GOOD PLUS condition. RARITY A 1st PRESS of ABBEY ROAD in this type of condition is scarce. The vinyl is so often played so much, heavily marked, scratched, with noisy, poor and distorted sound. Any 1st PRESS examples with a record in this type of condition, that plays great, is very rare. The cover is almost impossible to find without serious wear, even modestly worn examples are scarce and this one is one of the better examples. Finding a nice cover and vinyl with all complete 1st press original parts, fantastic!. To find a complete 1st pressing with Top clear audio makes this an extreme rarity. NO HER MAJESTY FIRST PRESS LABEL, 1st PRESS MATRIX NUMBERS, ORIGINAL BLACK INNER SLEEVE AND ORIGINAL ALIGNED PRESS COVER. A GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO OWN AN EXTREMELY RARE PIECE OF MUSICAL HISTORY. RARE COMPLETE CLASSIC ORIGINAL VINYLS WITH TOP AUDIO AND GREAT CONDITION THROUGHOUT WE SPECIALISE IN RARE COLLECTABLE PRESSINGS - WITH GREAT SOUND UNINTERRUPTED BY INTERFERENCE. NO LOUD POPS OR CLICKS, JUMPS OR REPEATS - GUARANTEED!GREAT ORIGINAL COVERS WITH NO SEAM SPLITS, TEARS, WRITING OR STICKERS! VINYLWe sell the highest quality examples of Classic Vinyl. Large format art work covers with the original sound and mix unique to the best original pieces, giving the highest audio depth and performance. Vinyl prices have soared over the last ten years, making classic examples a great financial and cultural investment. .SCRUPULOUS EXAMINATION and TESTING:All our records are play tested on highly sensitive equipment to ensure the sound quality and accuracy of description. We aim to give a precise and concise description of the sound, pointing out the slightest defect so that you know exactly what you are buying. We aim to describe all records as accurately as possible, and offer a full refund on return if for any reason you are not completely happy with the item description. + VINYL SOUND - PLEASE NOTE:Highest quality vinyl with clear sound is rare, and what we always aim for. We only sell records that play with TOP AUDIO performance; super clear sound uninterrupted by hiss or other interference. Even with the cleanest pressing you will find occasional static or occasional light tics during playback, caused by a build of dust in the grooves. This is clearly different from the distortion, loud pops, repeating tics or clicks that are found on heavily played and worn pieces of vinyl. Any static build up will reduce when played, and we advise a light clean between plays for optimal performance. .IMAGES and INFORMATIONWe only use photographs of the item for sale taken with professional digital cameras. The images are designed to be as clear as possible, giving an exact representation of the item. We aim to give sufficient and accurate detail as possible, so that you know exactly what you are buying. Please let us know if you need any further information and we will be happy to oblige. + SERVICE YOU CAN TRUST, QUALITY ASSURED. WE HAVE A 100% POSITIVE FEEDBACK RATING.SOME EXAMPLES OF FEEDBACK –BRILLIANT LP MINT CONDITION, AWESOME SELLAR, 1ST CLASS PACKAGING, NO PROBLEMS A+Absolutely fantastic! Worth every single penny! Trust you are in careful hands!ITEM RECEIVED.. AS DESCRIBED... PACKED GREAT...MANY THANKS..RECOMMENDED.. A*******Great LP from a great seller. Thanks !! Very well packaged. AAA+++Item arrived quickly, well packaged and in excellent condition. Very pleased.fast delivery, superb communication, good item, great ebayer AAAAA+++++.RETURN POLICY:100% Satisfaction Guaranteed ; - returns accepted with out question. If you are not happy then any item can be returned, we cant say fairer that that!WE ONLY SELL RARE RECORDS THAT ARE IN GREAT CONDITION. IF THERE IS ANY SLIGHT DEFECT, IT WILL BE CLEARLY STATED.If in the unlikely event that you may want to return an item, or that we have missed something in the listing, we offer a no quibble return policy. Items must be returned within 12 Days of receipt, and returned in the same condition that they were sent out in. Return postage must be paid by buyer, unless there is a particular fault with the item, and then we will pay the full postage costs! RECORD GRADING SYSTEM IS AS FOLLOWS - ( BASED ON RECORD COLLECTOR MAGAZINE U.K. )MINT: Virtually unplayed. The record itself is in brand new condition with no surface marks or deterioration in sound quality. Cover is pristine.EXCELLENT: The record shows some signs of having been played, but there is very little lessening in sound quality. The cover and packaging might have slight wear and/or creasing.V.G PLUS: The record will still be nice and shiny, but may have a few light marks, and will play well. Slight wear and tear on the cover.V.G: The record has obviously been played many times, but displays no major deterioration in sound quality, despite noticeable surface marks and occasional light scratch. Normal wear and tear on the cover or extra items.GOOD: The record has been played so much that the sound quality has noticeably deteriorated, perhaps with some distortion and mild scratches. The cover and contents suffer from folding, scuffing of edges, spine splits, etc.FAIR: Fair. It is noticeable that the record has been played so much that the sound quality has deteriorated very noticeably. The cover and contents are showing signs of folding, scuffing of edges etc.. POSTAGE AND PAYMENT DETAILS : -Items will be extremely well sealed and securely wrapped using the best possible packaging for safe handling and delivery. We send items all round the globe with 100% success! We sell top quality rare records to discerning buyers. We do not make money from the postage costs and aim to keep the prices at a reasonable rate, while never offering a cheap or second rate service. IT IS AN ABSOLUTE PRIORITY THAT THE RECORDS YOU BUY GET TO YOU IN PERFECT CONDITION. All RECORDS ARE REMOVED FROM THEIR MAIN COVER AND PLACED IN A BRAND NEW REPLACEMENT INNER SLEEVES TO AVOID ANY CHANCE OF EDGE SPLITS OR KNIFING. THEY ARE HELD SAFELY IN EXTRA THICK PLASTIC SLEEVES, AND THEN SECURED WITH SEVERAL EXTRA LAYERS OF REINFORCED CARD BOARD AND PADDING, DOUBLE BOXED IN EXTRA STRONG PROFESSIONAL RECORD CONTAINERS TO ENSURE SAFE ARRIVAL. WE HAVE A 100% SUCCESS RATE AND AIM TO KEEP IT THAT WAY. Example of packaging used UK - First Class Signed For Recorded Delivery with Insurance : = £5.00UK Special Signed For Next Day Delivery with Insurance : = £8.90EUROPE - International Airmail Signed For Recorded Delivery with Insurance : = £11.95INTERNATIONAL, Non-Europe e.g. USA, Japan, Russia, Australia etc. International Airmail Signed For Recorded Delivery with Insurance : = £18.95.MULTIPLE PURCHASE REDUCTIONReduced postage for multiple records up to 30% off extra items.POSTAGE WILL BE FIRST CLASS OR THE FASTEST AND SAFEST POSSIBLE ALTERNATIVE, - RECORDED WITH TRACKING AND INSURANCE. ALL ITEMS ARE FULLY INSURED AND COVERED FOR THE SAFEST DELIVERY POSSIBLE, AT NO EXTRA COST TO YOU. GUARANTEED!POSTAGE RECEIPTS AND PROOF OF POSTAGE IS ALWAYS AVAILABLE. .PAYMENTS Payments must be made within 3 days of purchasing unless an alternative arrangement has been agreed upon. Pay Pal or bank transfers are accepted for International buyers. We accept Pay Pal, bank transfers or postal orders within the UK. Records will be sent out immediately on receipt of payment.Please Note: If no contact is made by the winning bidder following the mandatory Ebay 3 days, we will reserve the right to offer the item to the next highest bidder, unless prior notice of any delay is arranged beforehand. Any bidder who has missed the chance to purchase a record can still email to make a priority second chance offer.
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September 04, 2018 - 10:10:06 PM GMT (16 days ago)
GB
1970s
LP (12-Inch)
33 RPM

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