ORIGINAL 1966 FIRST STATE MONO BUTCHER COVER IN AS NEW NEAR MINT CONDITION AND IN THE ORIGINAL SHRINKWRAP. I HAVEN'T HAD ONE THIS STUNNING IN MANY YEARS. INCLUDES ORIGINAL MATCHING RECORD THAT IS AS NEW NEAR MINT ALSO! ONE OF THE BEST EXAMPLES IN EXISTENCE! FOUR SHARP CORNERS! NO ISSUES AT ALL!
INCREDIBLE INDEED! A TRULY NEAR MINT MONO ORIGINAL FIRST STATE BUTCHER COVER VERSION OF THE LP ' YESTERDAY AND TODAY ' IN THE ORIGINAL SHRINKWRAP AND ONLY OPENED AT THE MOUTH TO EXAMINE THE AS NEW NEAR MINT RECORD! (Capitol T-2553) THIS EXAMPLE IS SIMPLY A BEAUTY FRONT, BACK AND ALL AROUND. THERE ARE NO PROBLEMS TO SPEAK OF AT ALL. IT WAS PRODUCED IN 1966 FROM THE SCRANTON, PA FACTORY (NOTED BY A SMALL NUMBER 3 ON THE LOWER RIGHT BACK COVER.) THESE ARE TRULY THE ULTIMATE BEATLES ALBUM TO OWN. THIS ONE IS JUST ABOUT PERFECT IN EVERY RESPECT... SHARP CORNERS. NO CREASES. NO PROBLEMS AT ALL SAVE FOR THE LIGHTEST BIT OF PROPER AGE MELLOWING AT THE OPEN END ON THE BACK LEFT.. VERY LIGHT. SHRINK IS NICELY WRAPPED ALL THE WAY AROUND AND ONLY OPENED AT THE MOUTH. TRULY AN EXTREMELY HIGH ' INVESTMENT GRADE ' EXAMPLE OF THIS, THE MOST POPULAR BEATLES COLLECTIBLE OF ALL TIME! ALSO INCLUDED HERE IS A MATCHING SCRANTON, PA RECORD ALSO IN AS NEW NEAR MINT CONDITION WITH NO EVIDENCE OF PLAY ON EITHER SIDE. INNER SLEEVE IS INCLUDED TOO AND IT IS NOT SPLIT. THIS IS A DREAM EXAMPLE INDEED. (Note: 'First State' refers to the fact that this very first version of the album never had a replacement slick pasted over the front cover.). CHECK OUT THE PICTURES. ...THEY DO THE BEST THEY CAN, BUT IN PERSON, THIS THING JUST GLOWS. THIS ALBUM CAME FROM THE PERSONAL COLLECTION OF A FORMER CAPITOL RECORDS EXECUTIVE. IF YOU'RE LOOKING FOR THAT ALL ELUSIVE FINAL UPGRADE FOR ANY OPENED EXAMPLE, THIS IS IT! IT DOESN'T GET ANY BETTER. (***Will be packed very securely in strong boxing to insure safe arrival.***)
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