APPLE PICTURE SLEEVES AND 45 SINGLES
 


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APPLE 2490
RELEASED: 5/5/69


APPLE RECORDS LABEL VARIATION CODE NUMBERS AND PRESSING INFORMATION EXCERPTED FROM "THE BEATLES ON APPLE RECORDS" BY BRUCE SPIZER. RECORDS ARE LISTED IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER OF RELEASE DATE.

FORMAT CODES:
PS PICTURE SLEEVE
SC STRAIGHT-CUT (EAST COAST)
CC CURVED-CUT (WEST COAST)
OSC ORIGINAL STOCK COPY (EAST/WEST COAST VERSIONS WILL BE INDICATED)

45 PICTURE SLEEVES & 45 RECORDS ARE SOLD SEPARATELY.
 
 

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APPLE 2490, OSC
RELEASED: 5/5/69
WEST COAST PRESSING

"APPLE LABEL WITH CAPITOL LOGO".

VERY FIRST LABELS WITHOUT RUNNING TIMES,
APP 2490.01L(I)(C), SPIZER)

CONDITION: NM
ITEM#: S503
PRICE: $135


 
   
 

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APPLE 2490, OSC
RELEASED: 5/5/69
EAST COAST PRESSING

"APPLE LABEL WITH CAPITOL LOGO".
LABEL VARIATION WITH VERY THIN PRINT (2490.03S(C) (SPIZER).

THESE AMATEURISH-LOOKING LABELS WERE PRINTED IN-HOUSE BY CAPITOL'S SCRANTON FACTORY ON GLOSSY LIGHT GREEN APPLE BACKDROPS WITH CAPITOL LOGO PERIMETER PRINT SUPPLIED BY QUEENS LITHO.

BECAUSE THEY DO NOT LIST THE RUNNING TIMES FOR THE SONGS, THE LABELS WERE MOST LIKELY USED WITH FIRST PRESSINGS OF THE SINGLE.

THIS EXAMPLE OF THIS VERY ELUSIVE LABEL VARIATION GRADES A BEAUTIFUL AND SHINY NEAR MINT MINUS. JUST A COUPLE OF SUPERFICIAL LINES PREVENTS IT FROM NM STATUS.

CONDITION: NM-
ITEM#: S345
PRICE: ------


 
   
 

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APPLE 2490, OSC
RELEASED: 5/5/69
EAST COAST PRESSING

"APPLE LABEL WITH CAPITOL LOGO".
LABEL VARIATION WITH VERY THIN PRINT (2490.03S(C) (SPIZER).

THESE AMATEURISH-LOOKING LABELS WERE PRINTED IN-HOUSE BY CAPITOL'S SCRANTON FACTORY ON GLOSSY LIGHT GREEN APPLE BACKDROPS WITH CAPITOL LOGO PERIMETER PRINT SUPPLIED BY QUEENS LITHO. BECAUSE THEY DO NOT LIST THE RUNNING TIMES FOR THE SONGS, THE LABELS WERE MOST LIKELY USED WITH FIRST PRESSINGS OF THE SINGLE.

THIS EXAMPLE OF THIS VERY ELUSIVE LABEL VARIATION GRADES A WONDERFUL AND SOLID VG++.

CONDITION: VG++
ITEM#: S288
PRICE: $75


 
   
 

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APPLE 2490, OSC
RELEASED: 5/5/69
EAST COAST PRESSING

"APPLE LABEL WITH CAPITOL LOGO".
LABEL VARIATION WITH VERY THIN PRINT (2490.03S(C) (SPIZER).

RARE UNDOCUMENTED "HYBRID" PRESSING.

HERE WE PRESENT AN UNDOCUMENTED VERY SPECIAL HYBRID PRESSING FROM THE SCRANTON FACTORY, THAT VERY LIKELY TOOK PLACE DURING THE LABEL SONG RUNNING TIMES PRINT TRANSITION.

IT IS A COMBINATION OF THE FIRST TWO LABEL VARIATIONS OF THE BEATLES' 2ND APPLE 45 RELEASE.

THE A-SIDE LABEL IS THE AMATEURISH-LOOKING LABELS THAT WERE PRINTED IN-HOUSE BY CAPITOL'S SCRANTON FACTORY ON GLOSSY LIGHT GREEN APPLE BACKDROPS WITH CAPITOL LOGO PERIMETER PRINT SUPPLIED BY QUEENS LITHO. BECAUSE THEY DO NOT LIST THE RUNNING TIMES FOR THE SONGS, THE LABELS WERE MOST LIKELY USED WITH FIRST PRESSINGS OF THE SINGLE

THE B-SIDE LABEL HAS THE CHARACTERISTICS THAT OF THE SCRANTON SECOND LABEL VARIATION THAT DOES LIST THE RUNNING TIMES FOR THE SONGS, ALONG WITH THE CAPITOL LOGO IN THE PERIMETER.

THE LABELS ON BOTH SIDES GRADE A BRILLIANT MINT WITH THE VINYL BEING A STUNNING UNPLAYED MINT MINUS, DISPLAYING A COUPLE OF SUPERFICIAL, LIGHT SLEEVE "WHISPS". A REAL WINNER FOR THIS RARE LABEL PAIRING.

CONDITION: M- (UNPLAYED)
ITEM#: S287
PRICE: $275


 
   
 

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APPLE 2490, OSC
RELEASED: 5/5/69
JACKSONVILLE PRESSING

"APPLE LABEL WITH CAPITOL LOGO".
SECOND BATCH OF LABELS WITH RUNNING TIMES (2490.01J(II)(C) (SPIZER).

UNPLAYED, STORE STOCK !

CONDITION: M (UNPLAYED)
ITEM#: S263
PRICE: $125


 
   
 

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APPLE 2490, OSC
RELEASED: 5/5/69
JACKSONVILLE PRESSING

"APPLE LABEL WITH CAPITOL LOGO".
SECOND BATCH OF LABELS WITH RUNNING TIMES (2490.01J(II)(C) (SPIZER).

UNPLAYED, STORE STOCK !

CONDITION: M (UNPLAYED)
ITEM#: S315
PRICE: $125


 
   
 

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APPLE 2490, OSC
RELEASED: 5/5/69
WEST COAST PRESSING

"APPLE LABEL WITH CAPITOL LOGO".
SECOND BATCH OF LABELS WITH RUNNING TIMES (2490.01L(II)(C) (SPIZER).

CONDITION: NM-
ITEM#: S226
PRICE: ---


 
   
 

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APPLE 2490, OSC
RELEASED: 5/5/69
EAST COAST PRESSING

"APPLE LABEL WITH CAPITOL LOGO".
SECOND BATCH OF LABELS WITH RUNNING TIMES (2490.01S(II)(C) (SPIZER).

UNPLAYED, STORE STOCK !

CONDITION: M (UNPLAYED)
ITEM#: S277
PRICE: $125


 
   
 

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APPLE 2490, OSC
RELEASED: 5/5/69
EAST COAST PRESSING

"APPLE LABEL WITH CAPITOL LOGO".
SECOND BATCH OF LABELS WITH RUNNING TIMES (2490.01S(II)(C) (SPIZER).

CONDITION: NM-
ITEM#: S264
PRICE: $85


 
   
 

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APPLE 2490, OSC
RELEASED: 5/5/69
WEST COAST PRESSING

"APPLE LABEL WITH CAPITOL LOGO".
SECOND LAYOUT LABEL VARIATION WITH THICK PRINT (2490.02L(C) (SPIZER).

CONDITION: NM-
ITEM#: S227
PRICE: ---


 
   
 

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APPLE 2490, OSC
RELEASED: 5/5/69
WEST COAST PRESSING

"MFD. BY APPLE" ON BOTH A AND B SIDES.
SECOND LAYOUT LABEL VARIATION WITH THICK PRINT (2490.02L(AB) (SPIZER).

CONDITION: M (UNPLAYED)
ITEM#: S347
PRICE: $135


 
   
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APPLE 2490, OSC
RELEASED: 5/5/69
WINCHESTER PRESSING

"MFD. BY APPLE" PERIMETER PRINT ON A-SIDE ONLY.
SECOND LAYOUT LABEL VARIATION WITH THICK PRINT (2490.02W(AF) (SPIZER).

CONDITION: NM
ITEM#: S330
PRICE: $125


 
   
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APPLE 2490, OSC
RELEASED: 5/5/69
JACKSONVILLE PRESSING

"MFD. BY APPLE" PERIMETER PRINT ON A-SIDE.
DULL GREEN APPLE LABEL. (2490.01J(II)(AF) (SPIZER).

UNPLAYED, STORE STOCK !

CONDITION: M (UNPLAYED)
ITEM#: S321
PRICE: $125


 
   
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APPLE 2490, OSC
RELEASED: 5/5/69
WEST COAST

RARE 1975 ISSUE WITH "ALL RIGHTS RESERVED" INFO ON LABEL.
UNCONFIRMED LABEL VARIATION!

THE FONT ON THESE LABELS ARE SIMILAR TO APP2490.01L(II)(C), BUT HAS THE "ALL RIGHTS" INFO ON BOTH SIDES.

HAS "MFD. BY APPLE" PERIMETER PRINT ON BOTH SIDES.

CONDITION: M (UNPLAYED)
ITEM#: S666
PRICE: $325


 
   
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APPLE 2490, OSC
RELEASED: 5/5/69
WEST COAST PRESSING

RARE 1975 ISSUE WITH "ALL RIGHTS RESERVED" INFO ON LABEL.

"MFD. BY APPLE", (2490.11(AR) (SPIZER).

CONDITION: M- (UNPLAYED)
ITEM#: S746
PRICE: --


 

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