The record is complete with the laminated flipback. Garrod & Lofthouse Patents pending mono sleeve. The vinyl has a sensational high gloss, the grooves have their original jet black finish and every track looks superb. There are just a few wispy hairlines and a tiny mark at the beginning of Side 2. There are no significant signs of play at all and it lies completely flat on the turntable.There is the slightest noise at the intro but this soon clears and the sound is exceptionally rich, with. Clarity and audio separation throughout. It still has the wonderful early heavy vinyl vibrant, complete sound.
The label is superb and shows virtually no sign of age at all. The black is solid, the silver text is sharp and the yellow is bright.
There is faint name on one side. There is no spindle wear, just a couple of very faint spider marks. The laminated flipback sleeve is in the most sensational Excellent. The colours are bold, the laminate has a stunning bright mirrored shine and the picture is extremely clear. There is the very slightest wear to the opening edge and a name on the back otherwise it is absolutely superb.
The flipbacks are sealed and the unlaminated back has the slightest discolouration, but is still extremely clean and bright. The text is sharp and the black is bold. The spine is very firm with clear black text on a clean white background and the whole sleeve is as solid and flat as the day it was bought. _gsrx_vers_804 GS 7.0.8 (804).
The item "THE BEATLES Rubber Soul UK ORIGINAL MONO 1965 Parlophone LP EX/EX Vinyl ALBUM" is in sale since Wednesday, April 11, 2018. This item is in the category "Music\Records".The seller is "moondiscsrecords" and is located in purley. This item can be shipped worldwide.