The Beatles vinyl lp Please Please Me mono PMC 1202 1st UK pressing with the Black & Gold labels and Dick James credits. Matrix with stampers and mothers. XEX421-1N 2 GM / XEX422-2N 1 GA. You can read more here.This record has been cleaned on a Okki Nokki RCM and test played in full to be graded. Please Please Me vinyl lp. Vinyl is Side 1 Excellent / Side 2 Excellent. The vinyl has a handful of surface marks (some wispy and some a little heavier but none very obvious and substantial) on both sides. There is very little noticeable background crackle throughout.
There are a small number of random light pops; two on Side 1 and five on Side 2. Ernest J Day'Gold' front laminated Sleeve is Good. There is a sellotape repair along the bottom rear flip back and bottom edge. There is a 3cm tear by the opening and some further wear to corners and the top edge.There are a few creases. The spine is fully legible. The original Emitex'Important' polylined paper inner sleeve has spine splits so a replacement. Emitex'Important' polylined paper inner in very good condition and obtained from another Beatles record will be sent alongside the original. An outer plastic sleeve will also be included.
Summary:- Rare mono 1st pressing with near excellent audio which will be more than satisfactory to the vast majority of collectors. Grading system used:- Mint (M) The record itself is in brand new condition with no surface marks or deterioration in sound quality.
The cover and any extra items such as the lyric sheet, booklet or poster are in perfect condition. Records advertised as Sealed or Unplayed should be Mint. Near Mint (NM) The record looks brand new with no scuffing or any deterioration in sound quality and only the smallest hint that its ever been played. The cover and any additional extras are clean, crisp and with no wear whatsoever.
Excellent (EX) The record shows some signs of having been played, but there is very little lessening in sound quality. The cover and packaging might have slight wear and/or creasing. Very Good (VG) The record has obviously been played many times, but displays no major deterioration in sound quality, despite noticeable surface marks and the occasional light scratch.
Normal wear and tear on the cover or extra items, without any major defects, is acceptable. Good (G) The record has been played so much that the sound quality has noticeably deteriorated, perhaps with some distortion and mild scratches. The cover and contents suffer from folding, scuffing of edges, spine splits, discolouration, etc.
Fair (F) The record is still just about playable but has not been cared for properly and displays considerable surface noise; it may even jump. The cover and contents will be torn, stained and/or defaced.
Poor (P) The record will not play properly due to scratches, bad surface noise, etc. The cover and contents will be badly damaged or partly missing. The item "The Beatles vinyl lp Please Please Me mono PMC 1202 1st Black Gold Dick James Ex" is in sale since Monday, October 7, 2019.
This item is in the category "Music\Records". The seller is "*lady_madonna*" and is located in Birmingham, West Midlands. This item can be shipped worldwide.