Auctioned on eBay in March 2005.
The Beatles I’m Down
Parlophone Test Pressing Record
Item location: Chorley, Lancashire, United Kingdom
A ultra rare Parlophone Microgroove test pressing of the B side of Help, I’m Down.
Has the Parlophone Microgroove test record not for sale label on either side, printed in
black on a white label, reads ‘This record may not be placed on sale until sanctioned by Copyright Department, nor publicly performed’ Title……. Artiste……. Remarks’ Handwritten onto the label are the words “G I’m Down The Beatles”. The vinyl is very good minus and the label is very good condition. The vinyl on the reverse, blank side is very good minus condition and the label is very good condition.
1965. (Parlophone Stamper #7XCE 18281-2) One-sided test pressing of UK 7" single.
This was the B-side of the "Help" 45. 1960s
UK test pressings are extremely scarce and rarely offered for sale. Very few copies were pressed (possibly less than 50 of any given title) and they were only distributed to music industry insiders. Disc VG.