With The Beatles
Auctioned on eBay in March 2005.
WITH THE BEATLES VERY RARE TEST PRESSING
Item location: Buckingham, United Kingdom
Record Size: LP (12-Inch)
Speed: 33 RPM
MEET THE BEATLES TEST PRESSING - EXTREME RARITY.
LABEL is unmarked with the words:
'LONG PLAYING TEST RECORD
NOT FOR SALE
This record may not be placed on sale until sanctioned by Copyright Department nor publicly performed'
Side one: ref no: xex 447 is test pressing of side one of album
Side two: ref: LPFB is one long continuous tone
Quality of vinyl is fine- few surface marks visible
Disc in plain white inner sleeve (looks original) Just printed with 'patent Nos 1,125,555' and 'Made in Great Britain'
Cover is Mono version PMC 1206,Garrard & Lofthouse, and is not 100%- sellotaped at bottom corner.
How rare is this- found no reference to it despite extensive Google search, even the excellent 'Beatlesource.com' couldn't give any light on it