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The Beatles - Beatles For Sale - UK 1981 MONO Reissue -5/-3N LP Audiophile

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Description

This great sounding limited edition analogue pressing of their debut album dates from July 1981 and was later included in the 'The Mono Collection' box set in 1982.

Side 1 of this album was recut at Abbey Road by Harry Moss. Side 2 contains the original 1964 tube cutting.

It is on a slightly redesigned black yellow Parlophone label: PMC 1240

Matrices: XEX 579-5 (1981 solid-state cutting) & XEX 504-3N (1964 tube cutting)

Stamper codes: 1/4 & 2,8/8

Harry Moss's initials 'HTM' are etched into the side 1 run out.

Vinyl weight: 124g

Housed in a semi-gloss UK printed gatefold mono cover together with its original EMI inner-sleeve.

 

CONDITION

Labels: EXCELLENT +

A clean and bright pair with a handful of light spindle trails around each centre hole.

Visual: EXCELLENT

Super-clean, deep-gloss playing surfaces bearing just a few harmless paper hairlines and inner-sleeve removal marks beneath halogen light.

Audio: EXCELLENT +

A wonderful sounding copy has been played just a handful of times has no trace of any playwear whatsoever. Aside from a little vinyl background between tracks, there is little to fault on this mono masterpiece.

Cover: VERY GOOD +

Clean & fully intact with light to moderate storagewear but no major faults.