I am pleased to offer for sale this very nice example of,
BEATLES FOR SALE No 2 UK EP FIRST PRESS ( GEP 8948 ) This the hard to find 4 ? Track EP is a UK First Press dating from June 1965
On the Yellow & Black Parlophone Label.
Both labels include the ? Sold in UK?..? Text & Carry ?The Parlophone Co?.?rim texts.
The KT Purchase Tax Code is visible in the centre of the sode 2 label & in both run outs.
Matrix Numbers: 7 TCE 871-1 & 7 TCE 875 ? 1
Stamper Codes; 4 / L, & 3 / GG.
The disc is housed within it?s original front laminated bi-flipback picture sleeve.
Note; In my opinion the grading of vinyl records is at best subjective, with this in mind. All my gradings will be on the conservative side in conjunction with the Record Collectors Price Guide. Please bear this in mind when viewing my vinyl record listings.
DISC; LABELS, EXCELLENT.
Both labels are in lovely clean condition with all the text in as new condition, in bright light show just a very few faint spindle trails around each of the virtually unworn spindle holes.
VISUAL, ( In normal daylight ) EXCELLENT / EXCELLENT ( Under Halogen Lamp ) VERY GOOD + / VERY GOOD +
Both playing surfaces still retain their deep, black high gloss sheen. Under my strong halogen lamp I could only detect just a very few light wispy paper / stylus non ? feelable hairlines which do not affect the superb audio in any way.
After one very careful play of both sides of this disc the audio sounded simply superb, I could not detect any background interference during listening to all four tracks, it sounded superb. The disc lies perfectly flat with no sign of warping or dishing.
SLEEVE ; VERY GOOD + / VERY GOOD +
A very respectable example of this attractive cover, with a nice glossy sheen to the laminated front. When angled into bright daylight it shows some small edge thumbnails and a very light disc label imprint towards the front centre of the sleeve. All the edges are firm & unworn and the opening edge is still crisp. The rear panel shows one small ?achive ? label and just a very few light and very tiny rub marks towards the centre, but overall it is in nice condition and shows NO heavy age toning, staining , nicks or tears.
Overall in my opinion this is a very nice example of this First Press EP which is becoming ever harder to find in nice condition.