Beatles - I Want To Hold Your Hand UK Red/White *DEMO*
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£   655 Sold For
Mar 25, 2007 Sold Date
Mar 15, 2007 Start Date
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Description

THE BEATLES - 'I WANT TO HOLD YOU HAND'/'THIS BOY'

1963 UK RED & WHITE **DEMONSTRATION** 45

**ULTRA-RARE & 100% GENUINE**


One of the earliest & most seldom seen of The Beatles UK demos, this 1963 example is on the red & white Parlophone 'A' label: R 5084
Both sides carry the correct 'oversized' labels with a large red 'A' on the 'I Want To Hold You Hand' label.
A single letter tax/price code 'K' is visible in the centre of the 'A' side label.

Housed in an original & genuine 'Top Pop' EMI/Parlophone promotional sleeve.

Matrix numbers: 7XCE 17559-1N & 7XCE 17560-1N
Stamper numbers: 3/H & 1/TL
'KT' codes are also present in both run-outs.

CONDITION

Disc


Labels: EXCELLENT

Both labels are bright with just some minor playwear in around the centre hole of the 'A' side label.
The letter 'E' is written in red ball-point pen on the 'A' side label but the 'This Boy' label is clean and unmarked.

Visual: VERY GOOD

Both sides are very clean & bright but bear a few light fingernail marks and the occaisional stylus scratch but no deep or feelable marks.
Close & careful inspection directly under a halogen desk lamp reveals some wispy paper hairlines but no further marks or wear.
Both sides lie 100% flat both sides on the turntable with no dishing or warping.

Audio: VERY GOOD PLUS

This disc has recieved frequent but careful play and there is no significant deterioration or damage to the sound quality on either side.
Both run-ins play with some normal light crackle but there are no clicks, jumps, repeats or any other major faults.
An extremely rare & respectable copy.

**Please see my other listings for some more rare UK Beatles Records**

Strict visual grading in daylight and directly under a halogen desk lamp.

This disc has been carefully audibly graded in its entirety on a Rega P9 deck fitted with a Shelter 901 cartridge.

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