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The Beatles Collection - UNPLAYED 1984 German Analogue DMM 13 LP Box Set

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Description

This was the final analogue edition of this legendary box set and was issued in Germany in 1984.

This set contains 13 x DMM (Direct Metal Mastering) pressed LPs which were cut from the ANALOGUE masters and (NOT the digital CD masters).

It comprises ALL albums in the Beatles UK album catalogue plus the bonus 'Rarities' LP which here, unlike all other pressings, contains the TRUE stereo version of 'Rain'.

All discs are housed within their original poly-lined inner-sleeves.

Here are all the details of each disc, all of which are MINT/UNPLAYED:

1. 'PLEASE, PLEASE ME'  (1C 072-04 219)

Matrices: 04219-A2 & 04219-B1

2. 'WITH THE BEATLES' (1C 072-04 181)

04181-A1 & 04181-B1

3. 'A HARD DAY'S NIGHT' (1C 072-04 145)

04145-A1 & 04145-B1

4. 'BEATLES FOR SALE' (1C 072-04 200)

04200-A1 & 04200-B2

5. 'HELP!' (1C 072-04 257)

04257-A1 & 04257-B1

6. 'RUBBER SOUL' (1C 072-04 115)

04115-A2 & 04115 B-2#

7. 'REVOLVER' (1C 072-04 097)

04097-A/R6-106-A-1-T &04097-B/R6 106-B-1-T

8. 'SGT . PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND' (1C 072-04 177)

04177-A1 & 04177 -B1

9. 'WHITE ALBUM' (1C 2LP 172 10 4173 3)

04173-A2/-B3 & 04174-A2/-B2

With photos & poster.

10. 'YELLOW SUBMARINE' (1C 072-04 002)

04002-A1 & 04002-B2

11. 'ABBEY ROAD' (1C 072-04 243)

1042431-A1 & 1042431-B1

12. 'LET IT BE' (1C 072-04 433)

04433-A1 & 04433-B2

13. 'RARITIES' (1C 038-06 867)

06867 A3 & 06867 B1

*Includes the true STEREO version  of 'Rain'

CONDITION

Discs: ALL MINT/UNPLAYED

These newly mastered discs were the final pressings before the digital CD masters took over. All have wonderful presence and a rich, deep bass sound like no other pressings of the time. It was available for a short time one any is rare in this immaculate condition. You won't be disappointed.

Covers: EXCELLENT +

All are 'as new' clean & glossy with the only issues being a small upper seam stress to the top of 'With the Beatles' and small stresses to the spines of  'Help!' and the final 4 LPs - which have probably been there since new.

Box: EXCELLENT

Clean & strong with the only issues being small stress tears to the corners of the front hinge and some shelfwear to the lower right corner. All of the gold print is clean & unworn.

 

This set is a must for all audiophile collectors and is a rare opportunity to acquire a full set of those legendary analogue DMM pressings in one go.

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