THIS WAS THE FIRST PRESSING ON FEBRUARY 25, 1963 AT THE IVY HILL LITHOGRAPH CORPORATION IN GREAT NECK, NY BY MONARCH RECORDS. IT HAS A BLACK LABEL WITH A CIRCULAR COLOR BAND, OVAL VEE-JAY LOGO, "VJ 498" AT THE BOTTOM, THICK PRINTING, AND "BEATLES" WITH ONE "T". THE TRAIL OFF AREA ON THE "PLEASE PLEASE ME" SIDE HAS A HAND ETCHED MATRIX NUMBER 63-2967, A HAND ETCHED JOB NUMBER 46527, AND MACHINE STAMPED "AUDIOMATRIX" AND "MR" SYMBOLS. THE "ASK ME WHY" TRAIL OFF AREA HAS A HAND ETCHED MATRIX NUMBER 63-2968, A HAND ETCHED JOB NUMBER 46527-X, AND MACHINE STAMPED "AUDIOMATRIX" AND "MR" SYMBOLS. UNRATED GENERIC VJ SLEEVE IS INCLUDED.
PACKED IN A DELUXE QUALITY MAILER. The item "THE BEATLES RARE VJ 498 PLEASE PLEASE ME / ASK ME WHY 45 RPM VINYL RECORD" is in sale since Saturday, November 11, 2017. This item is in the category "Music\Records".The seller is "teaman*50" and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped to United States.