APPLE PICTURE SLEEVES AND 45 SINGLES
 


BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO B/W OLD BROWN SHOE
APPLE 2531
RELEASED: 6/5/69


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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  BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO B/W OLD BROWN SHOE
APPLE 2531, PS/SC
RELEASED: 6/5/69

EAST COAST - STRAIGHT CUT VERSION

(ACTUAL IMAGES)

THIS IS A TRULY WORLD CLASS, OUTSTANDING AND INCREDIBLE EXAMPLE OF THIS EAST COAST VARIATION SLEEVE. THIS IS AMONG THE BEST WE HAVE EVER SEEN OR HAVE ACQUIRED FOR THIS TITLE, ONE THAT HAS BEEN NOTORIOUS AND SUSCEPTIBLE TO WEAR.

GORGEOUS  AND BRIGHT VIVID COLORS. NO SEAM SPLITS, NO WRITING, NO STAPLE HOLES, AND MOST IMPORTANT, NO RINGWEAR AT ALL. JUST A VERY LIGHT, IMPERCEPTIBLE HINT OF 'RECORD NOTCHES' IMPRESSION. THE EDGES ON THIS EXAMPLE ARE EXTREMELY SHARP AND CLEAN.

CONDITION: NM
ITEM#: PS619
PRICE: $800

 
   

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  BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO B/W OLD BROWN SHOE
APPLE 2531, PS/SC
RELEASED: 6/5/69

EAST COAST - STRAIGHT CUT VERSION

(ACTUAL IMAGES)

ANOTHER TRULY MAJESTIC AND GORGEOUS EAST COAST STRAIGHT-CUT SLEEVE. ONE THE TOP EXAMPLES WE HAVE ACQUIRED FOR THIS TITLE, ONE THAT HAS BEEN NOTORIOUS AND SUSCEPTIBLE TO WEAR.

STUNNING BOLD COLORS. NO SEAM SPLITS, NO WRITING, NO STAPLE HOLES, AND MOST IMPORTANT, NO RINGWEAR AT ALL. SIMPLY A VERY LIGHT, IMPERCEPTIBLE HINT OF 'RECORD NOTCHES' IMPRESSION. THE EDGES ON THIS EXAMPLE ARE EXTREMELY SHARP AND CLEAN.

CONDITION: NM
ITEM#: PS667
PRICE: $800

 
   
  BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO B/W OLD BROWN SHOE
APPLE 2531, PS/SC
RELEASED: 6/5/69

EAST COAST - STRAIGHT CUT VERSION

A VERY RESPECTABLE VG++ EXAMPLE OF THIS EAST COAST VARIATION, DISPLAYING MINIMAL HANDLING AND AGE WEAR. BEAUTIFUL STRAIGHT EDGES, LAYS FLAT, WITH NO SPLITS OR TEARS.

CONDITION: VG++
ITEM#: PS320
PRICE: $375


 
   


  BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO B/W OLD BROWN SHOE
APPLE 2531, PS/CC
RELEASED: 6/5/69

WEST COAST - RARER CURVE CUT VARIATION

WHITE BACKGROUND IS BRIGHT AND CLEAN WITH NO AGING SPOTS AT ALL. GRAPHICS ARE BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL. EDGES ARE SHARP AND STRAIGHT. SLEEVE DISPLAYS SOME HANDLING WEAR, YET NO RINGWEAR, NO SPLITS, NO TEARS. VERY RESPECTABLE AND SOLID VG+++ CONDITION AND A STEP BEHIND NEAR MINT MINUS STATUS.

CONDITION: VG+++
ITEM#: PS569
PRICE: ----

 
   


  BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO B/W OLD BROWN SHOE
APPLE 2531, OSC
RELEASED: 6/5/69
WINCHESTER PRESSING.

HERE IS THE ULTRA-RARE AND UNDOCUMENTED LABEL VARIATION WHICH IS NOT LISTED IN BRUCE SPIZER’S GREAT BOOK “THE BEATLES ON APPLE RECORDS”. THIS LABEL PRINT FOR THE SONG TITLE AND GROUP'S NAME ON THE A-SIDE IS AT THE VERY BOTTOM, BELOW THE HOLE. THE STANDARD LABEL VARIATION FOR THIS TITLE HAS THE SONG TITLES ON THE LEFT SIDE, ALSO, THE "STEREO" PRINT ON THIS RARE LABEL IS PRINTED ON THE LEFT SIDE INSTEAD OF THE RIGHT SIDE.

THE SONG TITLE ON THE B-SIDE IS ALSO VERY DIFFERENT FOR THE TITLE "OLD BROWN SHOE" IS SKEWED ON THREE LINES WITH THE "STEREO" PRINT RIGHT BELOW IT, INSTEAD OF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE SLICED APPLE.

THIS GORGEOUS NEAR MINT WINCHESTER PRESSING OF THE RARE LABEL IS RARELY SEEN - AND IS THE ONLY VARIATION OF THIS TITLE TO HAVE THE A-SIDE TITLE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE APPLE.

CONDITION: NM
ITEM#: S331
PRICE: $375


 
   


  BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO B/W OLD BROWN SHOE
APPLE 2531, OSC
RELEASED: 6/5/69
EAST COAST PRESSING.

"APPLE LABEL WITH CAPITOL LOGO". (2531.02S(C) (SPIZER).

CONDITION: M (UNPLAYED)
ITEM#: S234
PRICE: $200


 
   


  BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO B/W OLD BROWN SHOE
APPLE 2531, OSC
RELEASED: 6/5/69
EAST COAST PRESSING.

"APPLE LABEL WITH CAPITOL LOGO". (2531.02S(C) (SPIZER).

CONDITION: M (UNPLAYED)
ITEM#: S304
PRICE: $200


 
   


  BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO B/W OLD BROWN SHOE
APPLE 2531, OSC
RELEASED: 6/5/69
EAST COAST PRESSING.

"APPLE LABEL WITH CAPITOL LOGO". (2531.02S(C) (SPIZER).

BEAUTIFUL NEAR MINT CONDITION ON VINYL AND LABELS.

CONDITION: NM
ITEM#: S197
PRICE: $150


 
   


  BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO B/W OLD BROWN SHOE
APPLE 2531, OSC
RELEASED: 6/5/69
EAST COAST PRESSING.

"APPLE LABEL WITH CAPITOL LOGO". (2531.02S(C) (SPIZER).

TERRIFIC NEAR MINT CONDITION ON VINYL AND LABELS.

CONDITION: NM
ITEM#: S266
PRICE: $150


 
   


  BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO B/W OLD BROWN SHOE
APPLE 2531, OSC
RELEASED: 6/5/69
EAST COAST PRESSING.

"APPLE LABEL WITH CAPITOL LOGO". (2531.01S(C) (SPIZER).

CONDITION: M (UNPLAYED)
ITEM#: S259
PRICE: $125


 
   


  BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO B/W OLD BROWN SHOE
APPLE 2531, OSC
RELEASED: 6/5/69
EAST COAST PRESSING.

"APPLE LABEL WITH CAPITOL LOGO". (2531.01S(C) (SPIZER).

CONDITION: M (UNPLAYED)
ITEM#: S283
PRICE: $125


 
   


  BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO B/W OLD BROWN SHOE
APPLE 2531, OSC
RELEASED: 6/5/69
JACKSONVILLE PRESSING.

"APPLE LABEL WITH CAPITOL LOGO". (2531.01J(C) (SPIZER).s

CONDITION: M (UNPLAYED)
ITEM#: S341
PRICE: $135


 
   


  BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO B/W OLD BROWN SHOE
APPLE 2531, OSC
RELEASED: 6/5/69
WEST COAST PRESSING.

"APPLE LABEL WITH CAPITOL LOGO". (2531.01L(C) (SPIZER).

CONDITION: M (UNPLAYED)
ITEM#: S344
PRICE: $125


 
   


  BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO B/W OLD BROWN SHOE
APPLE 2531, OSC
RELEASED: 6/5/69
WEST COAST PRESSING.

"APPLE LABEL WITH CAPITOL LOGO". (2531.01L(C) (SPIZER).

CONDITION: NM-
ITEM#: S199
PRICE: $75


 
   


  BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO B/W OLD BROWN SHOE
APPLE 2531, OSC
RELEASED: 6/5/69
WEST COAST PRESSING.

"APPLE LABEL WITH CAPITOL LOGO". (2531.01L(C) (SPIZER).

CONDITION: VG++
ITEM#: S308
PRICE: $50


 
   


  BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO B/W OLD BROWN SHOE
APPLE 2531, OSC
RELEASED: 6/5/69
WEST COAST PRESSING.

"APPLE LABEL WITH CAPITOL LOGO". (2531.01L(C) (SPIZER).

CONDITION: VG+
ITEM#: S275
PRICE: $25


 
   
  BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO B/W OLD BROWN SHOE
APPLE 2531, OSC
RELEASED: 6/5/69
JACKSONVILLE PRESSING.

"MFD. BY APPLE" ON A-SIDE. (2531.01J(AF) (SPIZER).

CONDITION: M (UNPLAYED)
ITEM#: S292
PRICE: $100


 
   
  BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO B/W OLD BROWN SHOE
APPLE 2531, OSC
RELEASED: 6/5/69
JACKSONVILLE PRESSING.

"MFD. BY APPLE" ON A-SIDE. (2531.01J(AF) (SPIZER).

CONDITION: M (UNPLAYED)
ITEM#: S300
PRICE: $100


 
   
  BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO B/W OLD BROWN SHOE
APPLE 2531, OSC
RELEASED: 6/5/69
JACKSONVILLE PRESSING.

"MFD. BY APPLE" ON A-SIDE. (2531.01J(AF) (SPIZER).

CONDITION: M (UNPLAYED)
ITEM#: S303
PRICE: $100


 
   
  BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO B/W OLD BROWN SHOE
APPLE 2531, OSC
RELEASED: 6/5/69
WEST COAST PRESSING.

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

"MFD. BY APPLE" ON A-SIDE, (2531.011(AR) (SPIZER).

CONDITION: M (UNPLAYED)
ITEM#: S664
PRICE: $300


 

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