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					                   ABOUT THE COLLECTION




Hello and welcome. THIS IS THE BIG ONE! I am thrilled to present to you here, what is known as, THE
VERY FINEST QUALITY COLLECTION OF AMERICAN BEATLES RECORDS THAT IS KNOWN BY
US THAT EXIST!!! This statement is not made lightly. I am an expert in the hobby of collecting Beatles
records since I have been collecting twenty three years and have obtained the necessary knowledge. I know a
vast array of dealers and collectors who knows that this is indeed THE BEST Beatles record collection that is
known by them. To add some more credibility in case new or other collectors don’t know me, I thought that I
would also have other experts verify my statements that I have made here since they have personally seen and
appraised my record collection. Noted Beatles and world renowned record expert John Tefteller, who has
been a record dealer for over thirty five years in the hobby and Perry Cox who has been dealing in Beatles
records is known as THE leading expert in American Beatles records have stated numerous times to me and
all the other dealers and collectors that this collection of rare Beatles records you are about to view on my
website at www.ultimatebeatlescollection.com, is simply the best collection that they are aware of and that it
has no peer that they or anybody else is aware of, anywhere! (And they have a vast amount of collectors and
dealers that they have asked all over the world!) Indeed, this collection was recently featured on CBS news,
radio, VH1 and in magazines such as Goldmine magazine (the best printed source for information on
records). Every now and then I get a few emails from record collectors and non record collectors
congratulating me, asking questions about the hobby and with some even wanting my autograph! Many
record collectors have stated to me that they have dreamt of seeing this exquisite quality Beatles record
collection in their dreams, but NEVER thought that it really ever existed. This MAGNIFICENT
COLLECTION IS CURRENTLY NOT OFFERED FOR SALE! In the world of record and Beatles record
collecting, this is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity, a historic event the likes of which have never been
seen before anywhere!

In my quest for collecting, only the very best examples of Beatles records and picture sleeves would do. I
created a list of the “Top 40” Beatles records and picture sleeves, in terms of historical significance, rarity,
demand and value. It makes the most sense to create a list of the top forty because The Beatles were in the era
of Top Forty music. I decided to make it my “shopping list” for this project. All of the records and picture
sleeves which comprise the list of the “Top 40” are all Beatles records and picture sleeves. I had little interest
in collecting solo Beatle records. In addition, I believe that there should be no solo Beatle records on a Beatles
Record list because John, Paul, George and Ringo worked as a group called The Beatles and not by
themselves as John Lennon or Paul McCartney for example. Thus the solo Beatle records and sleeves should
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have their own “Top of The Pops Chart”. My focus would be on acquiring only Beatles records and picture
sleeves for the collection. The “TOP 40” would be my main focus, but not just any record and picture sleeve
that is in my Top Forty list would do. My goal would be to obtain the ABSOLUTE AND VERIFIABLE
VERY BEST CONDITION EXAMPLE THAT IS KNOWN IN THE WORLD of each of those 40 rare
records and picture sleeves and each one had to be in VERY STRICT Near Mint or better condition and had
to be the best condition example known or I would not buy it. Only The Best Example of that title In The
World would do!

It is very hard to sell me a record. I am very strict and very picky when it comes to buying a record! Those
dealers found this out the first couple of years of doing business together when I kept passing on rare and
very rare records they were offering to me because they did not meet my very strict grading standards. Most
of the records and picture sleeves that are in this collection are in beautiful like new Near Mint or Better
condition! Quite a few of these rare Beatles records are in stunning MINT condition! To those Beatles
record collectors who bought records in the 1990’s: If you ever wondered where most of the REALLY good
records went, look through the pages of this catalog. You’ll probably find them in there! In fact, many of
these same collectors have already found this out!

Now, after twenty three years of collecting, most of the records and picture sleeves that I have that are in my
collection that are in the “Top 40” are in the best condition that is known by US (Perry Cox, John Tefteller
and myself).

Here are some of the highlights from this truly amazing Beatles collection:

FACTORY SEALED First State Mono Butcher Album in Mint condition!!

The FINEST condition commercial My Bonnie single on the Decca label known by us!!

The FINEST condition Stereo “Portrait Cover” album known by us!!

The FINEST condition Stereo Beatles VS The Four Seasons album known by us!!

These are just a few examples of the kinds of records that you will find in this truly amazing one of a kind
record collection! A good number of records in this collection are acknowledged as being the best condition
example of that record known by us. I encourage you to contact these two experts and talk to them about my
collection. After you talk to them ask them about other experts who you can talk to. They will give you other
well known experts who have the proper credentials that you can ask. These guys are the top people in the
hobby. When you talk to the other experts don’t forget to mention Perry Cox, John Tefteller and my name
and what they had told you about my collection. See what the other experts and collectors say about my
FAB collection!!!!


A WORD ON GRADING AND “VALUE”

Any time the value of a record collection is discussed, the primary determining factors are the quality in
terms condition, of the individual items, as well as their significance and scarcity. When it comes to record
grading, having a reputable appraiser is of paramount importance. I don’t want to think about the amount
of wasted time I’ve spent looking at what a dealer would call “Near Mint” records, which in reality were VG
at best! Based on my expertise of collecting Beatles records for the past twenty three years and getting
opinions from many other well known collectors and dealers about their methods of grading records and
sleeves I found that most dealers and collectors (97%) do not grade as tough as I do. All of these same dealers
and collectors told me that they also came across several dealers and collectors alike over the years who did
not know how to grade records accurately because the methods that they used to grade records resulted in
grossly over graded records. From my knowledge and experience, in my opinion, less than .5% (one half of a
percent) of the original, black label Capitol albums are still in Near Mint condition and are very rare
indeed!! Naturally, if Near Mint records are that hard to find, MINT records are far, far rarer and more
valuable! I estimate those to be .2% to perhaps .3% (less than one third of a percent)! The reason why is
simply this: records were made to be played and The Beatles records were no exception. In fact, many
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people had to buy several copies of each album because they played them to death. Back in the 1960’s the
needles were heavy and they really killed the disc fast. Yes, they sold millions of records, but only a select few
have been known to survive in Near Mint or better condition.

Without a doubt, records on the Vee Jay label are the hardest to find in Near Mint or better condition. For
example, it is nearly impossible to find a truly Near Mint copy of either the Introducing The Beatles album or
the “Please, Please Me” 498 single. In my opinion, the chances of finding these records in Near Mint
condition are equal to the chances of finding a Mint original black label Capitol album (see above). These
records and MANY MORE LIKE NEW Near Mint and MINT records on the Vee Jay label are offered for
sale here, as part of the collection.

Most Beatle record collectors believe that records in Mint condition should sell for two times more than a
record with the same title in Near Mint condition. Records on the Vee Jay label are the exception to this
guideline. Because of the scarcity and demand for Mint Vee Jay records, many collectors including myself
believe that they should sell for perhaps up to three times the same title as in Near Mint condition. When did
you last find a MINT Vee Jay Record or picture sleeve (other than in this collection) of any of the titles? A
Special Note regarding only the records and sleeves from my TOP 40 list: Regardless of their condition,
whatever example is recognized as being “The best known example” they deserve a “special premium”. Since
these are considered to be the rarest of the rare and if there is only one example that can indeed be called the
best example of that record or sleeve that is known then that record or sleeve is TRULY a one-of-a-kind item
and thus their value should reflect their uniqueness. In my opinion, the “best copy known” of a record or
sleeve that is in the Top 40 should bring “SKY IS THE LIMIT” prices. NO EXECEPTIONS!


THE VALUE OF THIS COLLECTION

Please remember the fact that there are several hundred records in pristine condition. As stated above, many
of the records that are from the Top 40 are considered to be the best known example of that title that we
know of in the hobby! Please keep in mind that record price guides tend to reflect values on a conservative
basis including my Beatles record price guide which just came out which contains up to date pricing
information. There are many times when a dealer will call one of their customers and sell a record that is in
near mint condition for more than what the guide states that the value is for that record in near mint
condition. When I purchased many of these records I had to pay anywhere from two to four times price
guide values. This especially applies to the records and picture sleeves that are in my Top 40 list. So don’t
expect to go strictly by price guide values. One should expect to pay a premium price for the ability to buy a
collection that is all in one place and all in one time. This saves years of time of putting a collection together
one record at a time. Please keep in mind that in our opinion, if you were to spend the time that it would take
to accomplish this task that you still would NOT have a collection that is as good as mine is PERIOD.

I do have appraisals from both Perry Cox and John Tefteller.

Please keep in mind that good quality Beatles records will continue to rise in value. The price of the rarer
and rarest records in exquisite quality will increase at an even much faster rate. The general feeling among
dealers and collectors is that a collection of this type appreciates at an average of 4% to 10% a year for most
years depending upon various conditions.

 The bottom line is this: Of all the Beatles record collections in the world to own this is UNEQUIVOCALLY
THE COLLECTION TO OWN! CONDITION IS EVERYTHING AND THIS COLLECTION HAS MOST
OF THE MOST VALUABLE BEATLES RECORDS AND PICTURE SLEEVES IN THE BEST
CONDITION THERE IS THAT IS KNOWN BY US!! ASK AROUND AND SEE WHAT OTHERS THINK
ABOUT MY COLLECTION!




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                 C OL L E C T O R B A C K G R O U N D

Hello, my name is Stanley Panenka. The following is a little background about myself, and how
this collection came to be.




I have lived in California for over forty years. I went to college in Sacramento and received a Masters degree in
Computer Science at Sacramento State University. I currently am retired after working twenty years as a Computer
Programmer Analyst for the state of California.


Like so many other Beatles fans, I have always considered myself to be THE “#1 Beatles Fan”. I have loved The
Beatles since I was a kid, and around 1987 I decided to seriously begin collecting Beatles records. Although many
collectors jump at the opportunity to add a sought-after title to their collection, I would buy only Near Mint or better
examples. It’s very hard to sell me a record. This is because when it comes to buying Beatles records, I am very
meticulous in my pursuit of authenticity & quality, and very few dealers or collectors could ever satisfy my
very high standards. (Just ask Perry Cox and John Tefteller!) As my record collection grew, I continued to
obtain what was considered by Beatles record experts as the very best quality records using my standards to the
point where the collection now includes the finest known examples of many titles that WE (Perry Cox, John
Tefteller and myself) known of.


It all first started when I heard the song, “I Want To Hold Your Hand” on the radio, back in December of 1963.
(This will always be my favorite song!) I told my mom then, that The Beatles would be the greatest, even better
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than Elvis! A few years later in 1970, I was with some friends on a warm summer night. We were sitting at the end
of the pier at the Lakewood Lodge in Minnesota and we were taking turns telling each other what we thought we’d
like to do when we “grew up”. I remember saying that I didn’t know what I wanted to do, or even if I wanted to
grow up, but that I did know that I wanted to be THE #1 Beatles Fan of all time.
Sometime in the 80’s, the idea occurred to me that one way I could show the world my commitment to being THE
“#1 Beatles Fan of all time”, was to assemble a collection of the finest examples of The Beatles records in existence
and thus have The All-Time Best Beatles American Record Collection In The World!!


In 1988, I picked up a copy of Goldmine Magazine at a San Francisco record convention. Through Goldmine I
really got my start in collecting. I bought a few good records and met some real good dealers. I told the dealers
what I was doing and that only the finest examples known would be considered for this collection. Unlike most
other record collectors, simply acquiring an example of the particular rare cover or disc to be placed in the collection
was not acceptable. Any record acquired for this collection had to be among the finest known examples of
each title in the hobby and for the most rarest and valuable records and picture sleeves that particular
example had to be verifiably known as the best condition example known in the hobby and be at least in Near
Mint condition. The ultimate goal was to possess the finest known example of each Beatles record and
picture sleeve made if possible and most importantly to have the best American Beatle record collection
known to exist.


In 1990, I started to obtain what was verifiably considered to be the best quality example of each of the rarest and
thus most valuable American Beatles records. I found Beatles record dealers who were considered to be THE
EXPERTS in the hobby and who had the connections and resources to provide me with these records and picture
sleeves that I was looking for. I told the dealers about my quest for only the finest examples of Beatles records that
ever existed. After having many conversations with these dealers I obtained information about which Beatles
records and picture sleeves that were considered by them to be the rarest and thus most valuable and what condition
was considered to be the absolute best condition example that they have ever seen or heard of for each one of
them. From these conversations I also discovered just how tough it truly was to acquire exquisite quality
Beatles records from the 1960’s, especially when it comes to the rarest of the rare records and picture
sleeves. A collector could not just pick up a price guide and call all of the dealers and get their “shopping list”
filled. I accepted the challenge even though I thought at the time that this may take me a lifetime to achieve my
lofty goal. Since The Beatles came from the Top 40 Music era I decided to create a “TOP 40” list. It makes the
most sense using a “TOP 40” list than any other number because they came from the Music era of Top 40
Music. From those conversations and using my first few years of Beatles record collecting knowledge I created my
own “TOP 40” list of Beatles records and picture sleeves which I felt were the most rarest and valuable (some
changed as the years went by). During the first couple of years of dealing with them, they may have doubted my
commitment to my standards. They tested me several times and after I had rejected several “inferior condition”
records, they then decided that I was for real! Some of the first purchases I made from them is the finest example
known by them of the Decca Commercial “My Bonnie” single and a factory sealed 4 By The Beatles EP on the
Capitol label. I also discovered that it was harder to find a Near Mint disc than it was to find an album cover in Near
Mint condition. Most dealers and collectors (90%) agree with this. This is probably so because the discs were
played to death (they didn’t last too long either due to the heavy needles back in the 1960’s) while the covers got
little wear and tear because they usually rested on the shelves!


As time progressed, we began to appreciate the quality of our business relationship as much as the exquisite quality
of records and picture sleeves that we were dealing with. Through these dealers, I was able to acquire most of the
rarest and thus most valuable Beatles records, including: the “THE BEATLES & FRANK IFIELD ON STAGE”
Stereo album, “Can’t Buy Me Love” Picture Sleeve, and a Near Mint Hard Days Night PROMOTIONAL
Album. The records I have acquired from these dealers over the years are pretty much the foundation of this
collection.


While these dealers have definitely been the most dependable sources on my long and winding road to assembling
what we believe is The Finest Quality American Beatles Record Collection that is known to exist today, other
opportunities have presented themselves along the way. I’ve also acquired a number of exquisite quality records
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from both private collectors and auction houses such as the best examples known by us of the “Please, Please Me”
DJ title sleeve and the Songs, Pictures And Stories stereo album.

Beginning in 1988, my goal was to put together a collection of the finest existing examples of all rare and important
American Beatles records. Ultimately, it would be recognized as being the finest quality American Beatles record
collection known in the hobby! In 1996, I acquired a few more very rare albums. Upon acquisition of those
extremely rare albums, these dealers said that I had succeeded in putting together “THE FINEST QUALITY
AMERICAN BEATLES RECORD COLLECTION THAT IS KNOWN BY THEM IN THE HOBBY”. That
was fifteen years ago, and I haven’t stopped yet!

There is an adage that I have always used for inspiration as the collection was coming together: “You can always
make the money, but never the original Beatles records!” I have always been willing to pay what it took to acquire a
pristine example of a rare record knowing that I would probably never see that example again if I had passed on
it. If I did ever see that record again it would cost me a lot more money to acquire it. And, time and time again,
my confidence in the Beatles marketplace has been rewarded, as exquisite quality Beatles records and picture
sleeves continue to escalate in value!

My name (and likeness) and pictures of many of the records from this collection have appeared in many
Beatles books such as the book Songs, Pictures and Stories of the Fabulous Beatles Records on Vee-Jay
published by Bruce Spizer and Beatles price guides.

For many years I kept a very low profile. A few years ago I decided to shed my low profile. Once I did this
many record collectors and dealers discovered just who I was (I AM “THE COLLECTOR” WHO WAS
BUYING UP ONLY THE BEST EXAMPLES KNOWN TO EXIST SINCE 1990’S) AND JUST HOW FAB
THIS TRULY AMAZING BEST ONE OF A KIND BEATLES RECORD COLLECTION REALLY
IS! These collectors and dealers told me that through the years they had heard stories about someone who
lived on the West Coast who was amassing an incredible Beatles record collection by buying only the best
known condition examples of American Beatles records and picture sleeves that they and anyone else who
they knew existed. Now, I am recognized in the World of Record Collecting as being an expert in Beatles
record collecting and owning THE FINEST QUALITY American Beatles Record Collection that is known to
exist! I have been on CBS television, radio, VH1 and there were featured articles about my record collection
that appeared in Goldmine magazine (which is best printed source of news in the record collecting world) as
well as other magazines. I had a representative appear for me at the Las Vegas Beatlesfest record show in
July 2007. I heard from many sources that my Beatles record collection caused “QUITE A BUZZ” at the
show. VH1 came to the show to film some of the records from my collection and then they broadcast it over
their station.

I bought THE ABSOLUTE BEST QUALITY BEATLES RECORDS from private collectors, dealers and
auction houses!!!! I WAS NEVER AFRAID TO SPEND WHAT IT TOOK TO OBTAIN THE ABSOLUTE
VERY BEST EXAMPLE OF EACH BEATLES RECORD AND PICTURE SLEEVE!!!! If there was a
better example that someone knew of I passed and waited until that particular example came on the
market. For example, if there were only two known examples of a particular record I would ONLY BUY the
best example of the two records or if the best example was not in Near Mint or better condition I would pass
on both examples!! I did not want to compromise the quality of my collection for even one record! That is
simply why I do not have all of the records and picture sleeves which I consider to be in the “TOP 40” at this
point in time.

The only reason that I am selling my collection is to enable me to purchase a “dream home” for my dear
mom, who is 88 years old. She’s the best mom in the world and she deserves it!

Thinking back on that summer night on the pier in ’70 and our wishes for the future, I’d have to say that I
DID IT! Nobody can and will ever take that away from me…

FAB INDEED!



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                             STANLEY PANENKA’S

                          TOP 40 MOST VALUABLE

          BEATLES RECORDS AND PICTURE SLEEVES

The following list of Beatles records and picture sleeves you are about to view are in my
Top 40 (rank order) and are in my collection that I am offering for sale. While I do not have all
of the Top 40, I do have most of the 40 Beatles records and picture sleeves in this collection!
From those that I have just about all of them are considered by us to be the finest condition
example for that title that we are aware of (marked in red) or there are one or more other
examples that we are aware of that exists are also considered to be the finest example of
that title or variation (marked in blue).


1. JOHN LENNON’S PERSONAL SIGNED STEREO BUTCHER ALBUM

2. COMMERCIAL “MY BONNIE” DECCA Label Single

5. THE BEATLES & FRANK IFIELD (AKA Portrait Cover) STEREO ALBUM

9. YESTERDAY AND TODAY “FIRST STATE MONO BUTCHER COVER”,
ALBUM. Must be still sealed and in the original factory shrinkwrap!

12. THE BEATLES VS THE FOUR SEASONS, STEREO DOUBLE ALBUM WITH
GATEFOLD COVER

13. INTRODUCING THE BEATLES, MONO “AD BACK” ALBUM

15. PLEASE, PLEASE ME” PROMO DJ Title sleeve.

16. SONGS, PICTURES AND STORIES, STEREO GATEFOLD ALBUM

18. “MY BONNIE” PROMOTIONAL DECCA Single.

19. HARD DAYS NIGHT PROMOTIONAL Album.

20. THE MUSIC CITY/ KFWBEATLES PROMO Mailer/Single.

22. THE BEATLES “1st OPEN END INTERVIEW” DJ Compact 33 EP, with Picture
Sleeve

25. “LET IT BE” / YELLOW SUBMARINE Radio Spots
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26. “HARD DAYS NIGHT Theater Lobby Spots Promotional 45

28. PLEASE, PLEASE ME VJ 498 PROMO AND COMMERCIAL Singles.

29. INTRODUCING THE BEATLES, MONO “BLANK BACK” ALBUM

31. INTRODUCING THE BEATLES, MONO “COLUMN BACK” ALBUM
VERSION ONE

32. INTRODUCING THE BEATLES, STEREO “COLUMN BACK” ALBUM
VERSION TWO

35. THE BEATLES SECOND ALBUM Black Disc Label Capitol Record Club Issue

37. A HARD DAYS NIGHT (AKA THE AIRPORT SLEEVE) Picture Sleeve

38. FACTORY SEALED MONO SGT. PEPPER ALBUM

39. A GIFT FROM YOUR HOLIDAY INNKEEPER Promo Picture Sleeve

40. CAN’T BUY ME LOVE Picture Sleeve




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       THIS IS IT! THIS IS JOHN LENNON’S PERSONAL BUTCHER ALBUM!!




A regular stereo First State butcher cover is the most highly sought after official release of all
time, bar none! A factory sealed stereo First State Butcher cover from the Alan Livingston
(who was Capitol Records president in the 1960’s) find in near mint condition is easily worth
more than $100,000 in my opinion! There are only four examples. Three of the four (one has a
crease on the corner) copies are in near mint or better condition. There is only one mint example.
The mint example is worth “sky is the limit” price. That particular copy of that album was voted
to be the most valuable record (not just the Beatles but every artists), for all official US promo
and commercial releases in a book titled, “The Official Guide To The Money Records” that was
published by Jerry Osborn in 1998. There are not many examples that exist of this title in stereo.

This album here is not just any regular stereo First State Butcher cover! No, no, no. It is a
prototype First State stereo Butcher album! A prototype has a blank back that is white. These
are much rarer than a regular stereo First State Butcher album. They were never given to the
general public. Only a handful was made. John, being an artist drew a picture on the back of the
cover. It gets better than that. It was signed by John, Paul and Ringo! George didn’t sign it. He
never liked the Butcher album. If George was ever going to sign a Butcher album one would
think that it would have been this one since he knew that John owned it. In addition, and this is
where this album leaves all of the others way behind, this album was John Lennon’s personal
copy!!

This is the famous Butcher album that Dave Morrell got from John on December 7th 1971.
He later had Paul and Ringo sign it. There was an article published by Beatlology magazine on
September 2003 that was written by Paul Garfunkel who had obtained the album from Dave.
The album comes with a letter of authenticity from Frank Caiazzo who is recognized as being the
best expert when it comes to authenticating Beatles autographs.




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This is a one of a kind item. In most collectors and dealers opinions including mine this is
the MOST DESIRABLE AND THE MOST VALUABLE RECORD ON THE PLANET!!!!
This is THE kingpin!!

You may ask what this one of a kind item is truly worth. I bought it in August 2005. A week
later I contacted an auction house and was told that they knew someone who would offer me
$100,000 right now. I told them “Thanks but no thanks and that I just bought it”. They then
wanted to make one last offer that would be a much higher substantial offer and again I told them
“No”. I believe that it is easily worth many hundreds of thousands of dollars. It may be worth as
much as one million dollars given the right circumstances. A mono Meet The Beatles album
signed by all four sold for approximately $150,000. That was three to four years ago. In my
opinion it has gone up in value since then. Yes, a signed mono Meet The Beatles album signed
by all four is special. No question about that. I am aware of about five to six copies of those
known to be in existence. However, this being that a stereo First State Butcher album is the most
highly sought after record on the planet, the fact that it is a prototype, signed by three of the
Beatles and the fact that it was John Lennon’s personal copy just blows that away! In fact, in
my opinion, it will blow away any sealed or signed Beatles records or picture sleeves that are
known to exist. To establish the value of the album lets put it this way: Give me ten collectors
and/or investors who are “deep pocket” collectors, who say that they are NOT leaving the room
without it and who are willing to spend what it takes to get it. Lets throw it out on the table and
lets see who really wants it! I truly believe that it will go for NO LESS THAN $500,000 given
those circumstances. To those people who are familiar with the McGuire home run ball auction
that Guernsey’s ran several years ago, in my opinion this may be similar in nature. The Beatles
constantly continue to bring record prices on stuff. Since Lennon’s Butcher is considered to be
the most valuable Beatles record it my compare to a special home run ball such as the ball that
Mark McGuire hit that broke Maris’s single season home run record. Of course, I forgot to
mention that this album so happens to be part of what we believe is the best American
Beatles record collection known to exist.

Check out images from Beatlology Magazine




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              COMMERCIAL “MY BONNIE” DECCA Label Single




Released in April 1962, it is estimated by us that there are approximately ONLY TWENTY
examples that are known to exist (SUPER ULTRA RARE!) and most of them are less than
VG condition! The particular example that is in this collection is in STUNNING NEAR
MINT CONDITION AND IS CONSIDERED TO BE THE BEST EXAMPLE THAT WE
KNOW OF THAT EXISTS IN THE HOBBY!! It has a clean, factory date stamp, dated “APR
11 1962”, nicely centered, in the white area of the label on side “B”. In my opinion this actually
gives the record more value because of this since it is probably the most historic date for Beatles
records in America. This record is one of THE MOST HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT
because this is The Beatles FIRST SINGLE issued in America (They are using the name
The Beat Brothers on this single!)!! It bombed (most examples were destroyed) and
became THE MOST SOUGHT AFTER COMMERCIAL BEATLES SINGLE in American
Beatle record collecting history!!




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                 THE BEATLES & FRANK IFIELD
                  (AKA Portrait Cover) STEREO ALBUM




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                       THE BEATLES & FRANK IFIELD
                       (AKA Portrait Cover) STEREO ALBUM




There are approximately ONLY 30 examples are known to exist (SUPER ULTRA RARE!)
and most of them are in VG+ or less condition! The particular example that is in this
collection is in STUNNING NEAR MINT CONDITION AND STILL IN THE ORIGINAL
SHRINKWRAP!! THIS IS THE BEST EXAMPLE THAT WE ARE AWARE OF! This
record is HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT because there were ONLY 300 manufactured
and is in VERY HIGH DEMAND!! This is one of the most very highly sought after albums
in record collecting history!!




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                    FIRST STATE, YESTERDAY AND TODAY
                     “BUTCHER COVER”, MONO, ALBUM




The original album cover shows The Beatles dressed in smocks and covered with “butchered
dolls”. The album cover NEVER had a “trunk cover” pasted over this cover. We believe that
Approximately THIRTY sealed examples exist (ULTRA RARE!)! This album has
everything; Historical significance, rarity, controversy and demand. In fact, a sealed
example of this album is the MOST sought after Beatles album in record collecting history
after a sealed Stereo example! The example that is in this collection is in STUNNING Sealed
MINT CONDITION (Has a very tiny bit of shrink missing in upper right part of front
cover)! The album is from the Scranton plant. THIS ALBUM IS SUPER RARE AS
THERE ARE ONLY FIVE SEALED EXAMPLES THAT ARE KNOWN TO EXIST
FROM THIS FACTORY THAT WE ARE AWARE OF!! A sealed Livingston copy which
came from the Los Angeles pressing plant sold for $46,000 a couple of years ago and that
example was only in Near Mint Minus condition.

NOTE: The numbers 1 and 2 that you see are on the protective sleeve and NOT on the
original shrinkwrap or cover.




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                 THE BEATLES VS THE FOUR SEASONS,
            STEREO DOUBLE ALBUM WITH GATEFOLD COVER




There were only 750 albums manufactured and from those we believe that approximately
less than 50 examples exist (SUPER ULTRA RARE!) and most of those are in VG+
condition or less! The particular example that is in this collection is in STUNNING LIKE
NEW NEAR MINT/MINT CONDITION AND IS PARTIALLY SEALED!! THE
POSTER IS IN MINT UNCIRCULATED CONDITION. Many of these albums are missing
the poster. THIS EXAMPLE IS THE FINEST EXAMPLE THAT WE KNOW OF!! This
particular example was owned by the late author Gareth Pawlowski who is the author of
the famous Beatles book, titled, “How They Became The Beatles”.




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       INTRODUCING THE BEATLES (AKA: THE AD BACK) 1st Issue
                         Mono LP (Vee Jay VJLP-1062)




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       INTRODUCING THE BEATLES (AKA: THE AD BACK) 1st Issue
                               Mono LP (Vee Jay VJLP-1062)



The back of the album cover shows pictures of 25 album covers from other Vee Jay artists, hence “Ad
Back”. This is called a “Version one” Mono album due to the fact that the album contains the songs
“Love Me Do” and “PS I Love You”. Shortly after, Vee Jay had to remove those songs from the album
due to legal reasons and replaced them with “Please Please Me” and “Ask Me Why”. That album is a
called a “Version two” album. We believe that Less than 100 examples (VERY RARE!) are known
to exist and just about all of them are in VG or less condition! The particular example that is in
this collection is in STUNNING LIKE NEW NEAR MINT CONDITION IN THE ORIGINAL
SHRINKWRAP AND IS THE BEST EXAMPLE THAT WE KNOW OF THAT EXISTS.
Someone wrote their name very lightly on the back of the cover on the shrink. There is also a
slight crease on the front of the cover. I was told that this was done at the factory. This record is
HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT because this is The Beatles VERY FIRST ALBUM issued in
America!!




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   14. SONGS, PICTURES AND STORIES, STEREO GATEFOLD ALBUM




Very Rare album, especially IF you can find it in Near Mint Minus or better
condition! This album is very highly susceptible to damage easily due to the black color of
the album cover which tend to flake quite easily and that the cover itself can be easily
damaged if you just hit a corner of it People who bought the album would always keep opening
the gatefold cover to look inside and thus cause damage to the album’s spine and lose of gloss of
the album cover from general wear and tear. The particular example that is in this collection
is in STUNNING LIKE NEW NEAR MINT CONDITION and is THE FINEST
CONDITION EXAMPLE FOR THIS TITLE THAT WE KNOW THAT EXIST!! This
album is one of the most sought after records in Near Mint Minus or better condition in
Beatles record collecting and is SUPER ULTRA UNDER VALUED!! When was the last
time you saw this album cover in Near Mint Minus or better condition (DON’T FORGET
ABOUT THE DISC TOO)? I know of no more than one or perhaps two Stereo examples
that are in Near Mint Minus or better condition! THIS IS THE TOUGHEST ALBUM
COVER TO FIND IN NEAR MINT MINUS CONDITION OR BETTER FROM ALL OF
THE BEATLES ALBUMS EVER MANUFACTURED BY ANY
MANUFACTURER!! THAT IS HOW RARE IT IS TO FIND IT IN HIGH GRADE!! IT
IS ULTRA RARE TO FIND A STEREO DISC IN NEAR MINT OR BETTER
CONDITION TOO! BEWARE; SOME OF THESE ALBUM COVERS HAVE BEEN
DOCTORED UP TO LOOK BETTER! THE MONO EXAMPLES OF THIS TITLE ARE
ULTRA SUPER RARE IN HIGH GRADE TOO!
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                     MY BONNIE/ THE SAINTS Promotional
                              (Decca 31382)




        Released in April 1962, this is an ULTRA RARE AND THE MOST
        HISTORICAL PROMOTIONAL RECORD OF THE BEATLES AS IT IS
        THEIR FIRST SINGLE IN AMERICA AND THEY ARE CALLED THE BEAT
        BROTHERS HERE!! The example that is in this collection is in STUNNING
        MINT CONDITION AND IS CONSIDERED TO BE THE BEST EXAMPLE
        THAT WE KNOW THAT EXIST!! This is one of the most highly sought after
        PROMOTIONAL records in Beatle record collecting history!! THIS PROMO
        RECORD IS VERY ULTRA UNDER VALUED DUE TO HOW RARE THIS
        RECORD IS AND THE HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE IT REPRESENTS!
        When was the last time you saw a “real one” in Near Mint condition? There are
        many examples of this record that are actually a counterfeit.




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                PLEASE, PLEASE ME” PROMO DJ Title sleeve.




        Released in January 1964, this Promo sleeve is known as "THE RECORD THAT
        STARTED BEATLEMANIA” TITLE SLEEVE AND IS PROBABLY THE
        MOST SOUGHT AFTER PROMOTIONAL SLEEVE BY BEATLES RECORD
        COLLECTORS OF ALL TIME!! The sleeve is one of the MOST
        HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT AND ULTRA RARE picture sleeves in the
        world because it advertises The Beatles upcoming appearance on the Ed Sullivan
        show and THERE ARE NOT MANY EXAMPLES OF THIS SLEEVE IN ANY
        CONDITION!! The example that is in this collection is in STUNNING NEAR
        MINT/MINT CONDITION AND IS THE BEST EXAMPLE THAT WE KNOW
        OF THAT EXIST. THIS PROMO SLEEVE IS VERY ULTRA UNDER
        VALUED DUE TO HOW RARE THIS SLEEVE TRULY IS AND THE
        HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE IT REPRESENTS!




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                               A HARD DAY’S NIGHT
                       White label promo (United Artists UAL-3366)




“HARD DAYS NIGHT” PROMOTIONAL Album.
Released in June 1964, this Promotional album is the American sound track version to what most
music critics call The Best Rock N Roll film of all time! The album is one of the MOST
HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT AND SUPER ULTRA RARE Beatles albums in the
world because it is from The Best Rock N Roll Film of all-time and we believe that there
were ONLY 500 EXAMPLES of this album that WERE EVER MANUFACTURED!! The
example that is in this collection is in STUNNING NEAR MINT CONDITION AND IS
CONSIDERED TO BE AMONG THE BEST EXAMPLES THAT WE KNOW THAT
EXIST!! THIS PROMO ALBUM IS VERY ULTRA UNDER VALUED DUE TO HOW
RARE THIS ALBUM TRULY IS AND THE HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE IT
REPRESENTS!


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              THE MUSIC CITY/ KFWBEATLES PROMO Single.




This package (Promo disc and sleeve (mailer)) was available for a short time in the summer
of 1964 through radio station KFWB and Wallich’s Music City record stores to celebrate
their grand opening of one of their stores. THIS IS ONE OF THE ULTRA RAREST AND
MOST HIGHLY SOUGHT AFTER PROMOTIONAL RECORD AND TITLE SLEEVE
PACKAGE BY BEATLES RECORD COLLECTORS!! The Promo record is very rare
and the sleeve is one of the MOST SUPER ULTRA RARE SLEEVES as there are VERY
FEW examples that are known to exist today! THIS PROMO PACKAGE IS INDEED
SUPER ULTRA UNDER VALUED DUE TO HOW TRULY RARE THIS PACKAGE
TRULY IS. When was the last time you saw the sleeve (mailer) in ANY condition and that
was not a counterfeit? I know of two or perhaps three packages and that is it!! THE
EXAMPLE THAT IS IN THIS COLLECTION IS IN STUNNING LIKE NEW
MINT/NEAR MINT CONDITION AND IS CONSIDERED TO BE THE BEST
EXAMPLE THAT WE KNOW THAT EXISTS!!
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                      THE BEATLES OPEN-END INTERVIEW




Very Rare! Was given to DJs to promote the Meet The Beatles! album. The DJs read the script
and played the disc which had the answers from the Beatles on it! On the other side of the disc it
has a few songs that are from the album. The example that is in my collection is STUNNING!
The script is in NEAR MINT MINUS CONDITION AND THE DISC IS IN MINT
CONDITION! This is one of the FINEST copies known to exist by us!




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                       “LET IT BE” Radio Spots




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                              “LET IT BE” Radio Spots

Let It Be was released in 1970, this PROMOTIONAL mailer and disc was given to radio DJs to
plug the movie “Let It Be”. THIS IS ONE OF THE ALL TIME RAREST
PROMOTIONAL RADIO SPOTS RECORD AND MAILER THERE IS FOR
AMERICAN RECORDS! VERY FEW OF THESE EXIST!! THIS RECORD AND
MAILER IS QUITE UNDER VALUED AND IT IS BASICALLY IMPOSSIBLE TO FIND
EITHER THE MAILER OR THE DISC. IT IS VIRTUALLY IMPOSSIBLE TO FIND
BOTH THE MAILER AND DISC IN NEAR MINT OR BETTER CONDITION!! When
was the last time you saw this record? The example that is in this collection is FAB. The
mailer is in STUNNING NEAR MINT CONDITION and the disc is in STUNNING MINT
CONDITION! THIS EXAMPLE IS THE BEST EXAMPLE THAT WE ARE AWARE
OF!




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            “HARD DAYS NIGHT” Theater Lobby Spots Promotional 45




        Released in 1964, this PROMOTIONAL 7 “disc was given to theaters to plug the
        movie “Hard Days Night”. THIS IS A SUPER ULTRA RARE PROMOTIONAL
        DISC! VERY FEW OF THESE EXIST!! When was the last time you saw this?
        The example that is in this collection is in STUNNING MINT CONDITION AND
        IS THE BEST EXAMPLE THAT WE ARE AWARE OF THAT EXISTS! THIS
        RECORD IS CONSIDERABLY UNDER VALUED!




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                      PLEASE, PLEASE ME/ ASK ME WHY
                             45RPM Single (Vee Jay VJ-498)




        Released in early 1963, the commercial singles are QUITE RARE as Vee Jay
        pressed less than 7500 and most of them are long gone!. Some of the examples have
        the word Beatles spelled as Beattles as this variation is! The commercial single is
        historically significant because it is the first record with “The Beattles” on the
        label and is one of THE MOST SOUGHT AFTER COMMERCIAL SINGLES BY
        BEATLES RECORD COLLECTORS! COMMERCIAL SINGLES IN NEAR
        MINT OR BETTER CONDITION ARE ULTRA RARE as just about all of them
        are in VG+ or less condition!! This example is the variation that has VJ next to
        the 498 is in STUNNING NEAR MINT CONDITION AND IT IS CONSIDERED
        TO BE THE BEST EXAMPLE THAT WE ARE AWARE OF THAT EXIST!
        THE COMMERCIAL SINGLES THAT ARE IN TRUE NEAR MINT OR
        BETTER CONDITION ARE UNDER VALUED DUE TO THE RAREITY OF
        FINDING THEM IN NEAR MINT OR BETTER CONDITION AND DEMAND
        AND THE HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE THEY REPRESENT! A Near Mint
        copy of this record sold recently at auction for close to $5,200.




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                      PLEASE, PLEASE ME/ ASK ME WHY
                              45RPM Single (Vee Jay # 498)




        Released in early 1963, the commercial singles are QUITE RARE as Vee Jay
        pressed less than 7500 and most of them are long gone!. Some of the examples have
        the word Beatles spelled as Beattles as this variation is! The commercial single is
        historically significant because it is the first record with “The Beattles” on the
        label and is one of THE MOST SOUGHT AFTER COMMERCIAL SINGLES BY
        BEATLES RECORD COLLECTORS! COMMERCIAL SINGLES IN NEAR
        MINT OR BETTER CONDITION ARE ULTRA RARE as just about all of them
        are in VG+ or less condition!! This example is the variation that has the # before
        498 is in STUNNING NEAR MINT CONDITION! This example is considered to
        be one of the best examples that we know of that exists! THE COMMERCIAL
        SINGLES THAT ARE IN TRUE NEAR MINT OR BETTER CONDITION ARE
        UNDER VALUED DUE TO THE RAREITY OF FINDING THEM IN NEAR
        MINT OR BETTER CONDITION AND DEMAND AND THE HISTORICAL
        SIGNIFICANCE THEY REPRESENT!




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                      PLEASE, PLEASE ME/ ASK ME WHY
                         45RPM Single (Vee Jay VJ-498)




        Released in early 1963, the commercial singles are QUITE RARE as Vee Jay
        pressed less than 7500 and most of them are long gone!. Some of the examples have
        the word Beatles spelled correctly as this variation does. The commercial single is
        historically significant because it is the first record with “The Beatles” on the label
        and is one of THE MOST SOUGHT AFTER COMMERCIAL SINGLES BY
        BEATLES RECORD COLLECTORS! COMMERCIAL SINGLES IN NEAR
        MINT OR BETTER CONDITION ARE ULTRA RARE as just about all of them
        are in VG+ or less condition!! This example is the variation that has the black
        label with a colorband. This is the RAREST VARIATION for this title! The
        example that is in this collection is in STUNNING MINT CONDITION! This
        example is considered to be THE BEST EXAMPLE THAT WE KNOW OF
        THAT EXISTS! THE COMMERCIAL SINGLES THAT ARE IN TRUE NEAR
        MINT OR BETTER CONDITION ARE UNDER VALUED DUE TO THE
        RAREITY OF FINDING THEM IN NEAR MINT OR BETTER CONDITION
        AND DEMAND AND THE HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE THEY
        REPRESENT!




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   INTRODUCING THE BEATLES, MONO “BLANK BACK” ALBUM




        The back of the album cover is all white with no printing or graphics, hence “Blank
        Back”. This is called a “Version one” Mono album due to the fact that the album
        contains the songs “Love Me Do” and “PS I Love You”. Shortly after, Vee Jay had to
        remove those songs from the album due to legal reasons and replaced them with
        “Please Please Me” and “Ask Me Why”. That album is a called a “Version two”
        album. This album is VERY RARE! Most examples that are known to exist are in
        VG+ or less condition! The particular example that is in this collection is in
        STUNNING LIKE NEW NEAR MINT CONDITION AND IS CONSIDERED
        THE BEST EXAMPLE THAT WE KNOW OF THAT EXISTS! This record is
        HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT because this is The Beatles VERY FIRST
        ALBUM issued in America!!




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     INTRODUCING THE BEATLES, MONO “COLUMN BACK” ALBUM
                        VERSION ONE




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     INTRODUCING THE BEATLES, MONO “COLUMN BACK” ALBUM
                        VERSION ONE


        The back of the album cover has two columns of song titles, hence “Column Back”.
        This is called a “Version one” Mono album due to the fact that the album contains the
        songs “Love Me Do” and “PS I Love You”. Shortly after, Vee Jay had to remove those
        songs from the album due to legal reasons and replaced them with “Please Please Me”
        and “Ask Me Why”. That album is a called a “Version two” album. When comparing
        version 1 to version 2 examples of this album in terms of rarity, it is estimated that
        there is a ratio of approximately 75 version 2 albums to every version 1 album!
        This album is RARE! Most examples that are known to exist are in VG or less
        condition! For this particular example both the album cover and the disc are in
        STUNNING NEAR MINT CONDITION! The disc is the OVAL LOGO THIN
        PRINT VARIATION. This record is HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT because
        this is The Beatles VERY FIRST ALBUM issued in America!! This example and
        the next example listed are considered to be the best examples of this title and
        variation by us.




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     INTRODUCING THE BEATLES, MONO “COLUMN BACK” ALBUM
                        VERSION ONE




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     INTRODUCING THE BEATLES, MONO “COLUMN BACK” ALBUM
                        VERSION ONE


        The back of the album cover has two columns of song titles, hence “Column Back”.
        This is called a “Version one” Mono album due to the fact that the album contains the
        songs “Love Me Do” and “PS I Love You”. Shortly after, Vee Jay had to remove those
        songs from the album due to legal reasons and replaced them with “Please Please Me”
        and “Ask Me Why”. That album is a called a “Version two” album. When comparing
        version 1 to version 2 examples of this album in terms of rarity, it is estimated that
        there is a ratio of approximately 75 version 2 albums to every version 1 album!
        This album is RARE! Most examples that are known to exist are in VG or less
        condition! For this particular example both the album cover and the disc are in
        STUNNING NEAR MINT CONDITION! The disc is the OVAL LOGO THIN
        PRINT VARIATION. This record is HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT because
        this is The Beatles VERY FIRST ALBUM issued in America!! THIS ALBUM IS
        VASTLY UNDER VALUED IN NEAR MINT MINUS CONDITION OR
        BETTER! When was the last time you saw the album in NM- or better
        condition?! THERE ARE LESS THAN TEN MONO INTRODUCING THE
        BEATLES VERSION ONE DISCS KNOWN THAT ARE CONSIDERED TO BE
        IN NEAR MINT CONDITION!! THAT IS IT!!




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            INTRODUCING THE BEATLES Version 2 Stereo LP
                             (Vee Jay VJLPS-1062)




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             INTRODUCING THE BEATLES Version 2 Stereo LP
                                   (Vee Jay VJLPS-1062)


The back of the album cover has two columns of song titles, hence “Column Back”. This is
called a “Version two” Stereo album due to the fact that the album contains the songs “Please
Please Me” and “Ask Me Why”. Version one examples of this album have the songs “Love Me
Do” and “PS I Love You”. From the information that I obtained Vee Jay manufactured Stereo
albums IN VERY, VERY LIMITED AMOUNTS! Vee Jay pressed just 3% of the total number
of albums for this Title in Stereo!! This album is RARE to find and it is ULTRA RARE to
find this album in TRUE NEAR MINT OR BETTER CONDITION! Most examples that
are known to exist are in VG or less condition! This particular variation has the black
label with silver print and the word “Stereo” at 9:00 on the label. The example that is in
this collection is in STUNNING NEAR MINT CONDITION! The cover has the VERY
RARE “STEREOPHONIC” sticker on the cover. The example of this album is considered
to be among the best condition examples that we know of that exist! THIS ALBUM IS
VASTLY UNDER VALUED IN NEAR MINT CONDITION OR BETTER BECAUSE THEY
ARE ULTRA RARE IN THIS CONDITION! When was the last time you saw this album in
NM- or better condition?




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            INTRODUCING THE BEATLES Version 2 Stereo LP
                              (Vee Jay VJLPS-1062)




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             INTRODUCING THE BEATLES Version 2 Stereo LP
                                  (Vee Jay VJLPS-1062)


The back of the album cover has two columns of song titles, hence “Column Back”. This is
called a “Version two” Stereo album due to the fact that the album contains the songs “Please
Please Me” and “Ask Me Why”. Version one examples of this album have the songs “Love Me
Do” and “PS I Love You”. From the information that I obtained Vee Jay manufactured Stereo
albums IN VERY, VERY LIMITED AMOUNTS! Vee Jay pressed just 3% of the total number
of albums for this Title in Stereo!! This album is RARE to find and it is ULTRA RARE to
find this album in TRUE NEAR MINT OR BETTER CONDITION! Most examples that
are known to exist are in VG or less condition! This particular variation has the black
label with colorband and brackets logo. The example that is in this collection is in
STUNNING NEAR MINT CONDITION! The cover has the VERY RARE
“STEREOPHONIC” word embossed on the cover. The example of this album is considered
to be among the best condition examples that we know of that exist! THIS ALBUM IS
VASTLY UNDER VALUED IN NEAR MINT CONDITION OR BETTER BECAUSE THEY
ARE ULTRA RARE IN THIS CONDITION! When was the last time you saw this album in
NM- or better condition?




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            INTRODUCING THE BEATLES Version 2 Stereo LP
                              (Vee Jay VJLPS-1062)




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              INTRODUCING THE BEATLES Version 2 Stereo LP
                                      (Vee Jay VJLPS-1062)


The back of the album cover has two columns of song titles, hence “Column Back”. This is
called a “Version two” Stereo album due to the fact that the album contains the songs “Please
Please Me” and “Ask Me Why”. Version one examples of this album have the songs “Love Me
Do” and “PS I Love You”. From the information that I obtained Vee Jay manufactured Stereo
albums IN VERY, VERY LIMITED AMOUNTS! Vee Jay pressed just 3% of the total number
of albums for this Title in Stereo!! This album is RARE to find and it is ULTRA RARE to
find this album in TRUE NEAR MINT OR BETTER CONDITION! Most examples that
are known to exist are in VG or less condition! This particular variation has the black
label with colorband and brackets logo. The example of the disc that is in this collection is
conservatively graded at a nice VG++. The cover has the ULTRA RARE red “STEREO”
sticker on the cover (only verified example known by us) and is in beautiful Near Mint
Minus condition.

Although I have either seen or heard about one or two other examples that have the sticker they
have not been verified by us to be authentic. This is not to say that they are not authentic, but it
has been known that people have made stickers and placed them on an album cover or have
removed authentic stickers and placed them on another album cover. Again, this is not to say
that the person(s) who own the copy (ies) have done anything wrong. Until we see them we
don’t know.




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            INTRODUCING THE BEATLES Version 2 Stereo LP
                              (Vee Jay VJLPS-1062)




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             INTRODUCING THE BEATLES Version 2 Stereo LP
                                   (Vee Jay VJLPS-1062)



        The back of the album cover has two columns of song titles, hence “Column Back”.
        This is called a “Version two” Stereo album due to the fact that the album contains the
        songs “Please Please Me” and “Ask Me Why”. Version one examples of this album
        have the songs “Love Me Do” and “PS I Love You”. From the information that I
        obtained Vee Jay manufactured Stereo albums IN VERY, VERY LIMITED
        AMOUNTS! Vee Jay pressed just 3% of the total number of albums for this Title in
        Stereo!! This particular variation has the black label with oval logo and
        colorband. This is the Rarest label variation! The example of the disc that is in
        this collection is conservatively graded at a nice VG+. The cover is in a nice VG++
        condition.




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            THE BEATLES SECOND ALBUM Black Disc Label Capitol
                           Record Club Issue




Released in 1968, this album could only be obtained from the Capitol Record Club. The cover is
distinguished from the regular Capitol album with same title as it has three slashes of left hand
side of the front of the cover and the disc has a ST-8 prefix. This is the rarest title for all of the
Beatles albums that came from the Capitol Record Club! All of the Capitol black label
record club titles are RARE to find in near mint minus condition or better. THIS TITLE
IS INSANLY RARE!! It is estimated that less than TEN examples exist! The example that
is in this collection is the ONLY KNOWN PROMOTIONAL EXAMPLE THAT WE ARE
AWARE OF FOR THIS TITLE!




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            A HARD DAYS NIGHT (AKA THE AIRPORT SLEEVE) Picture Sleeve




             A HARD DAYS NIGHT (AKA THE AIRPORT SLEEVE) Picture Sleeve
Released in 1964. The front of this picture sleeve is blue and has The Beatles waving. They do
not perform any of the songs. George Martin and his orchestra do. The example of the sleeve
that is in my collection is in STUNNING NEAR MINT/MINT CONDITION AND IS
CONSIDERED TO BE THE FINEST EXAMPLE THAT WE KNOW OF THAT EXIST!
THIS SLEEVE IS ULTRA RARE AND VERY ATTRACTIVE!! SUPER ULTRA RARE TO
FIND IN HIGH GRADE AS THIS SLEEVE IS VERY HIGHLY PRONE TO RING WEAR!




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             FACTORY SEALED MONO SGT. PEPPER ALBUM




Released in 1967. This album is considered to be The Beatles Masterpiece by most music
critics! They sold many millions of this album and just about all were PLAYED TO
DEATH! IT IS VERY RARE TO FIND THIS ALBUM FACTORY SEALED AND
PROBABLY NEXT TO A SEALED BUTCHER ALBUM THE MOST SOUGHT AFTER
SEALED BEATLES ALBUM MANUFACTURED BY CAPITOL!! THE EXAMPLE
THAT IS IN MY COLLECTION IS SEALED AND IS IN NEAR MINT CONDITION.
When it comes to comparing sealed Capitol mono albums by the Beatles this album is in
the top five in terms of rarity.




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                 A GIFT FROM YOUR HOLIDAY INNKEEPER


        Released in 1964, this sleeve was used as a promotional giveaway at Holiday Inn’s on
        the East Coast. This sleeve is very rare as less than 140 examples are known to
        exist that we know of. The example of the sleeve that is in my collection is in
        STUNNING MINT CONDITION!



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            CAN’T BUY ME LOVE/ YOU CAN’T DO THAT 45RPM
                            Single Picture Sleeve (Capitol 5150)




Released in 1964, this sleeve was issued only on the East Coast and is the rarest Beatles
commercial picture sleeve from Capitol Records! Near Mint or better condition examples are
QUITE RARE! The example of the sleeve that is in my collection is in STUNNING NEAR
MINT/MINT CONDITION. IT IS CONSIDERED TO BE AMONG THE FINEST
CONDITION EXAMPLES THAT WE ARE AWARE OF THAT EXISTS!”




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