The Beatles ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ No ‘Sold In UK..’ 1969 Rare!
This is a very interesting record. I am not the worlds foremost Beatles authority – it’s a big subject! But I do know a bit and this is quite a rare record, from 1969, the last of the yellow logo labels that had ‘Sold in The UK…..’ removed before the labels changed to the box type. These were only made for a short time and are scarce. This copy is in very good condition. There are numerous light hairlines and light scratches but it is generally clean and sounds very good with some light noise and crackle only. These early deep grooved records can withstand light marking with less consequences than their modern counterparts! It is a good listen. The cover is very nice indeed – certainly a VG+, nice and glossy, no damage, no writing, no issues other than very light general wear. Also this has a ‘fools’ inner which I didn’t think they were still issuing at this time but who knows! Overall very good copy with a very nice sleeve. Stampers are GAP/GOH
This record has been professionally cleaned to maximise it’s playback potential
Please see the following grading guidelines which I use to grade all media: Items will be described in the following order: Media/Cover (i.e. VG/G+)
MINT: 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
EXCELLENT: 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: 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: 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: The record is still just 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: The record will not play properly due to scratches, bad surface noise, etc. The cover and contents will be badly damaged or partly missing.
BAD: The record is unplayable or might even be broken, and is only of use as a collection-filler.
CD’s are similarly graded though the Jewel case is disregarded in grading. The grading applies to the media and the insert.
Cassettes will simply be described in their playing condition and are all tested.
All records are sent out in twin wall ‘Music Max’ mailers with stiffeners and will arrive safe and sound!