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Auction: BEATLES UK, 6 Apple related singles, Billy Preston, Mary Hopkin, UK 1st issues.

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BEATLES UK, six Apple related singles, Billy Preston, Mary Hopkin, UK first issues.

The first 45 single is:

The BEATLES, original 1964 UK first issue, ‘Cant buy me love.’

R5114 – 45 rpm, original 1964 Parlophone labels, ‘Cant buy me love’/’You cant do that’, original UK mono from 1964, featuring:

1. UK first issue matrix of: ‘1N/1N’,

2. UK first issue record labels with the text:

a. ‘Sold in UK’ etc, on each of the record labels,

b. ‘recorded first published 1964’, on each of the record labels,

c. each of the record labels around the labels outer edge begins with the text, ‘The Parlophone’ etc,

3. UK first issue black and silver Parlophone record labels.

CONDITION:

THE SLEEVE: is in excellent condition, it is plain white with a ‘die cut hole’ each side. The two opening edges have remained very clean. There are NO splits, tears, pen writing, stains, stickers or sticker residue on the sleeve.

THE RECORD: side one is in excellent condition, side two is in very good++ condition. The record has remained dark and glossy.

The matrix are:

Side one: 7XCE 17657 - 1N,

Side two: 7XCE 17658 - 1N,

The mother/stampers are:

Side one is: ‘13 A R D’, the letters ‘KT’ are also engraved onto the ‘run off’ groove,

Side two is: ‘9 H O, the letters ‘KT’ are also engraved onto the ‘run off’ groove.

THE AUDIO: side one plays excellent. Side two plays very good++, side two plays with some ‘crackle’ and some light ‘ticks’ heard here and there. The record plays with a full loud, period mono sound.

THE LABELS: are in near excellent condition. The letters ‘KT’ are embossed around the spindle hole on side one. The labels are free from any pen writing, stickers or sticker residue.

The second 45 single is:

The BEATLES, original 1967 UK first issue, ‘Hello goodbye’.

R5655 – 45 rpm, original 1967 Parlophone record labels, ‘Hello goodbye’/’I am the Walrus’, original mono from 1967, featuring:

1. the record labels have more unusual ‘solid centres’,

2. UK first issue matrix of: 1/1’,

3. UK first issue record labels, with the text:

a.‘Sold in UK’ etc, on each of the record labels,

b. the text around the labels edge begins with The Gramophone’ etc,

4. UK first issue black and silver Parlophone record labels.

CONDITION:

THE SLEEVE: is in very good++ condition, it is plain white with a ‘die cut hole’ each side. There are NO splits, tears, pen writing, stains, stickers or sticker residue on the sleeve.

THE RECORD: is in good++ condition. The record has remained dark and glossy.

The matrix are:

Side one: 7XCE 18433 - 1,

Side two: 7XCE 18434 - 1,

The mother/stampers are:

Side one is: ‘4 O G G’, the letters ‘KT’ are also engraved onto the ‘run off’ groove,

Side two is: ‘10 R A P, the letters ‘KT’ are also engraved onto the ‘run off’ groove.

THE AUDIO: is very good, it plays with some ‘crackle’ and some light ‘ticks’ heard here and there. The record with a full loud, clear period mono sound.

THE LABELS: are in excellent condition. The letters ‘KT’ are embossed around the spindle hole on side one. The labels are free from any pen writing, stickers or sticker residue.

The third 45 single is:

THE BEATLES, original 1969 UK first issue, ‘Get Back’.

R5777 – 45 rpm, original 1968 UK Apple record labels, ‘Get Back’/’Dont let me down’, original mono from 1969, featuring:

1. UK first issue matrix of: ‘1U/1U’,

2. the record labels have ‘solid centres’,

3. UK first issue, label text of, ‘Sold in UK’, etc,

4. UK first issue, original 1969 mono mix,

5. UK first issue, ‘dark green’ Apple colour label on side one.

CONDITION:

THE SLEEVE: is in very good condition, it is plain white with a ‘die cut hole’ each side. There are NO splits, tears, stains, stickers or sticker residue on the sleeve. There is the letter ‘A’ written on one side, to the bottom left corner.

THE RECORD: is in excellent++ condition. It has remained very dark and glossy and looks as if it has not been played very much at all.

The matrix are:

Side one: 7XCE 21296 - 1U,

Side two: 7XCE 21297 - 1U,

The mother / stampers are:

Side one is: ‘4 G R M’ and the letters ‘KT’ are also engraved onto the ‘run off’ groove,

Side two is: ‘5 G O H’ and the letters ‘KT’ are also engraved onto the ‘run off’ groove.

THE AUDIO: is excellent, it plays with a full loud, clear period mono sound.

THE LABELS: are in excellent++ condition. The labels are free from any pen writing, stickers or sticker residue.

The fourth 45 single is:

Billy Preston, ‘Thats the way god planned it’.

Apple 12 – 45 rpm, original 1969 UK first issue Apple record labels, ‘Thats the way god planned it’/’What about you’, original mono from 1969, featuring:

1. original first UK issue picture sleeve from 1969 made from quality card,

2. the record labels have ‘solid centres’,

3. UK first issue, mono mix,

4. UK first issue, ‘dark green’ Apple colour on side one.

CONDITION:

THE SLEEVE: is in good++ condition and is an original UK ‘Apple 12’, first issue picture sleeve, made from quality thick card. The front opening edge has some ‘fraying’ and some ‘nicksto it. The rear opening edge is very clean. On the front top, right corner there is a round sticker with a date written in black pen of 27/6/69. To the rear, top left there is 20mm of the ‘flip back’ missing and a 20mm split to this edge. There is a similar sticker to the front sticker on the rear of the sleeve, top right, but this sticker has the letters PPL’ written in black pen.

THE RECORD: is in excellent++ condition. It has remained very dark and glossy and it looks almost like new.

The matrix are:

Side one: APPLE 12 A–3,

Side one: APPLE 12 B–1U,

The mother/stampers are:

Side one: ‘1 T’, the letters ‘KT’ are also engraved onto the ‘run off’ groove,

Side two: ‘2 G P’, the letters ‘KT’ are also engraved onto the ‘run off’ groove.

THE AUDIO: is excellent, it plays with a loud clear, full mono sound.

THE LABELS: are in near MINT condition. The labels are free from any pen writing, stickers or sticker residue.

The fifth 45 single is:

Mary Hopkin, ‘Knock, Knock whos there’.

Apple 26, 45 rpm – ‘Knock, Knock whos there’/’Im going to fall in love again’, original UK mono from 1970, featuring:

1. the record labels have ‘solid centres’,

2. first UK issue, mono mix,

3. first UK issue matrix of: ‘1U/1U’,

4. first UK issue, dark green Apple colour record label on side one.

CONDITION:

THE SLEEVE: is in good++ condition and is plain white with a ‘die cut hole’ each side. There are NO splits, pen writing, stickers or sticker residue on the sleeve. There is a slight water mark to the lower edge each side and two 10mm tears around one side of the ‘die cut hole’ and there is some creasing.

THE RECORD: side one is in excellent++ condition, side two is in near MINT condition. The condition of the record has been judged under normal daylight conditions. It has remained very dark and glossy.

The matrix are:

Side one: Apple 26A – 1U,

Side two: Apple 26B – 1U,

The mother / stampers are:

side one: ‘4 G A’, the letters ‘KT’ and the letter ‘B’ is also engraved onto the ‘run off groove’,

side two: ‘2 A D’, the letters ‘KT’ and the letter ‘C’ is also engraved onto the ‘run off groove’.

THE AUDIO: is excellent, it plays with a loud clear, full mono sound.

THE LABELS: are in MINT condition. The labels are free from any pen writing, stickers or sticker residue.

The sixth 45 single is:

Mary Hopkin, ‘Temma Harbour’.

Apple 22, 45 rpm, ‘Temma Harbour’/ ‘Lontano Dagli Occhi’, from 1970, featuring:

1. side one 'appears' to play in mono, but side two plays in stereo !,

2. original first UK issue Apple 22 picture sleeve made from quality thick card,

3. the record labels have ‘solid centres’,

4. first UK issue, dark green Apple colour, record label on side one.

CONDITION:

THE SLEEVE: is in very good+ condition and is the original UK first issue ‘Apple 22’ picture sleeve made from quality thick card. There are NO splits, tears, stickers or sticker residue on the sleeve. There is some feint pen writing to the front of the sleeve and to the rear, bottom right corner. There is a slight ‘water mark’ to the left edge, each side.

THE RECORD: is in excellent++ condition, it has remained very dark and glossy.

The matrix are:

Side one: APPLE 22 A1,

Side two: APPLE 22 B2,

The mother / stampers are:

side one: ‘1 T L’, the letters ‘KT’ are engraved onto the ‘run off groove’,

side two: ‘3 G D H’, the letters ‘KT’ are engraved onto the ‘run off groove’,

THE AUDIO: is excellent, it plays with a loud clear, full mono/stereo ? sound.

THE LABELS: side one is in MINT condition, side two is in near MINT condition. The labels are free from any pen writing, stickers or sticker residue.


TO GRADE THE CONDITION OF THE RECORD I AM USING THE OFFICIAL GRADING SYSTEM FROM THE RECORD COLLECTOR MAGAZINE.

PLEASE WAIT UNTIL I SEND YOU AN INVOICE BEFORE YOU SEND PAYMENT.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE.

ALL PHOTOS AND RECORD DESCRIPTIONS ARE MY OWN AND ARE ALWAYS OF THE ACTUAL RECORD FOR SALE.

PLEASE ENSURE THAT ALL ITEMS ARE PAID FOR BY AT LEAST ONE WEEK FROM THE END OF THE AUCTION. I RESERVE THE RIGHT THAT IF PAYMENT IS NOT RECEIVED AFTER ONE WEEK OF THE END OF AN AUCTION THE ITEM WILL BE OFFERED TO THE NEXT HIGHEST BIDDER, OR THE ITEM WILL BE RE LISTED.

POSTAGE AND PACKING.

ALL RECORDS POSTED TO A UK ADDRESS WILL BE SENT 1ST CLASS POST.

PACKING - ALL RECORDS ARE POSTED WITH MULTI LAYERED CARD STIFFENERS FOR PROTECTION. BEFORE POSTING, THE RECORD IS REMOVED FROM THE RECORDS ORIGINAL INNER AND OUTER SLEEVES, THE RECORD IS THEN PUT INTO A SECOND PAPER INNER SLEEVE TO MINIMISE ANY DAMAGE THAT MAY OCCUR WHILE IN TRANSIT. THE RECORD / SLEEVES ARE THEN PUT INTO A NEW PLASTIC SLEEVE FOR FURTHER PROTECTION.

DISCOUNT WILL BE GIVEN ON POSTAGE FOR MULTIPLE PURCHASES.

IN THE UK – RECORDS THAT SELL FOR OVER THE VALUE OF £45 WILL BE SENT ‘RECORDED DELIVERY’ AND THERE MAYBE AN ADDITIONAL COST FOR INSURANCE AS THE SELLER HAS NO PROTECTION IF THE ITEM GOES MISSING IN THE POST, THEREFORE POST AND PACKING CHARGES MAY VARY.

I WILL SEND RECORDS ANYWHERE OVERSEAS.

ALL RECORDS THAT ARE POSTED OVERSEAS WILL BE SENT ‘RECORDED DELIVERY’ AND THERE MAYBE AN ADDITIONAL COST FOR INSURANCE AS THE SELLER HAS NO PROTECTION IF THE ITEM GOES MISSING IN THE POST, THEREFORE POST AND PACKING CHARGES MAY VARY.

IN NON EU COUNTRY’S AN ‘IMPORT TAX’ AND A COURIERS ‘CLEARANCE FEE’ MAY NEED TO BE PAID, THIS IS DOWN TO THE BUYER TO PAY THESE FEES.


THE COST OF POSTAGE MAY VARY SO THEREFORE PLEASE WAIT UNTIL I SEND YOU AN INVOICE BEFORE YOU SEND PAYMENT.

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statistics for auctions of this release
Release Name Can't Buy Me Love
Catalogue R 5114
Sold auctions 22
Running auctions 7
Maximum paid $36.19
Minimum paid $1.2
Average paid $7.34
Popularity 31% of all auctions for this release were sold.