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The Beatles Collection - 1984 German DIGITAL DMM 13 LP Box Set MINT

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Description

This was one of the final BC13s ever to be released and was issued in Germany in 1987.

This set contains 13 x DMM (Direct Metal Mastering) pressed LPs which were cut from the same DIGITAL masters as the CDs.

It comprises ALL albums in the Beatles UK album catalogue.

The first 4 albums play in mono (despite 'Please, Please Me' being labelled as 'stereo'.

The bonus 'Rarities' LP contains the TRUE stereo version of 'Rain'.

All discs are on th e2-EMI box Parlophone label, except for 'Rarities' which is on Apple.

All covers are bar coded and both them and the labels carry the DMM trademark and retain their original poly-lined inner-sleeves.

Here are all the details of each disc:

 

1. 'PLEASE, PLEASE ME'  (064 7 4635 1)

Matrices: 746351-A4 & 746351 B3

N.B. This disc is labelled as 'STEREO' but plays in mono.

2. 'WITH THE BEATLES' (064 7 46436 1)

7464361-A1 & 7464361-B2

3. 'A HARD DAY'S NIGHT' (064 7 46437 1)

7464371-A4 & 7464371-B4

4. 'BEATLES FOR SALE' (064 7 46438 1)

7464381-A2 & 7464381-B2

5. 'HELP!' (064 7 46439 1)

7464391-A2 & 7464391-B2

6. 'RUBBER SOUL' (064 7 46440 1)

7464401-A2 & 7464401-B2

7. 'REVOLVER' (064 7 46441 1)

7464411-A4 & 7464411-B3

8. 'SGT . PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND' (064 7 46442 1)

7464421-A4 & 7464421-B2

Lacking cut-out sheet.

9. 'WHITE ALBUM' (172 7 91461 1)

7914611-A2, B4 & 7914621-A4, B3

Numbered Cover: No: 14886.

With 4 photos and poster.

10. 'YELLOW SUBMARINE' (064 7 46445 1)

7464451-A2 & 7464451-B3

11. 'ABBEY ROAD' (064 7 46446 1)

7464461-A2 & 7464461-B5

12. 'LET IT BE' (064 7 46447 1)

7464471-A2 & 7464471-B4

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

06867 A3 & 06867 B1*

Non-barcoded cover with Apple labelled disc.

*Includes the true STEREO version  of 'Rain'

 

CONDITION

Discs: MINT -

All discs appear unplayed and all playing surfaces are factory-fresh. Only 'Sgt. Pepper' shows any signs of wear but that was due only to being inside its cover without an inner which has resulted in some minor hairlines.

All discs play perfectly and sound superb.

Covers: EX+/MINT -

All are clean & unworn. There are tiny 1cm stresses to the upper seams of 4 covers, but the lower seams and the spines are perfect.

Box: MINT -

This immaculate example is clean & fully intact. It's only sign of wear is a small bruise to the front upper right corner.

Very few of these sets were sold before in this set, and this is the only one I have ever seen. So don't miss out!

More images are available on request.

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