CAPITOL RECORDS PICTURE SLEEVES & 45 SINGLES / EPs
1964 RELEASES

MATCHBOX / SLOW DOWN
CAPITOL 5255, PS/SC
RELEASED: 8/24/64

 

CAPITOL RECORDS AND PRESSING INFORMATION EXCERPTED FROM "THE BEATLES' STORY ON CAPITOL RECORDS", PART ONE: BEATLEMANIA & THE SINGLES" WRITTEN BY BRUCE SPIZER. RECORDS ARE LISTED IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER OF RELEASE DATE.

FORMAT CODES:
PS PICTURE SLEEVE
SC STRAIGHT-CUT (EAST COAST)
TC TAB-CUT (WEST COAST)
OSC ORIGINAL STOCK COPY (EAST/WEST COAST PRESSINGS WILL BE INDICATED)
W/PS WITH PICTURE SLEEVE
EP EXTENDED PLAY 7" RECORD

THE PHOTOGRAPHS DISPLAYED IN THIS SECTION ARE USED FOR YOUR REFERENCE PURPOSES ONLY, UNLESS STATED THAT ACTUAL IMAGES ARE DISPLAYED. 45 PICTURE SLEEVES & 45 RECORDS ARE SOLD SEPARATELY. EP SLEEVES & RECORDS ARE SOLD TOGETHER, AND EP GRADING LISTING IS FOR COVER/RECORD.
 
   
  PICTURE SLEEVES  
   
    MATCHBOX B/W SLOW DOWN
CAPITOL 5255, PS/SC
RELEASED: 8/24/64
EAST COAST

A STORE STOCK - "AS NEW" EAST COAST MINT MINUS EXAMPLE THAT IS SO VERY CLOSE TO ABSOLUTE PERFECTION.

CONDITION: M-
ITEM#: PS535
PRICE: ------


 
   
  MATCHBOX B/W SLOW DOWN
CAPITOL 5255, PS/SC
RELEASED: 8/24/64
EAST COAST

OUTSTANDING EAST COAST NEAR MINT SLEEVE.
  CONDITION: NM
ITEM#: PS944
PRICE: ------


 
   
 

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  MATCHBOX B/W SLOW DOWN
CAPITOL 5255, PS/SC
RELEASED: 8/24/64
EAST COAST

(ACTUAL SCANS)

ULTRA-RARE EAST COAST PICTURE SLEEVE VARIATION WITH "SLOW DOWN" TITLE PRINTED ON LOWER (OPEN) CUT SIDE.

THE STANDARD EAST COAST ISSUE OF THIS RELEASE HAS "MATCHBOX" PRINTED ON THE LOWER (OPEN) STRAIGHT CUT SIDE. THIS ALTERNATE RARER VARIATION HAS "SLOW DOWN" PRINTED ON THE LOWER CUT SIDE.

A MOST GORGEOUS, "OLD STORE STOCK" MINT MINUS EXAMPLE OF THIS RARITY, WHICH IS NOT YET DOCUMENTED IN ANY PUBLICATION TO DATE.

CONDITION: M-
ITEM#: PS635
PRICE: $550


 
   
 

  MATCHBOX B/W SLOW DOWN
CAPITOL 5255, PS/SC
RELEASED: 8/24/64
EAST COAST

(ACTUAL SCANS)

ULTRA-RARE EAST COAST PICTURE SLEEVE VARIATION WITH "SLOW DOWN" TITLE PRINTED ON LOWER (OPEN) CUT SIDE.

THE STANDARD EAST COAST ISSUE OF THIS RELEASE HAS "MATCHBOX" PRINTED ON THE LOWER (OPEN) STRAIGHT CUT SIDE. THIS ALTERNATE RARER VARIATION HAS "SLOW DOWN" PRINTED ON THE LOWER CUT SIDE.

A SOLID NEAR MINT MINUS (BORDERS VG+++) EXAMPLE OF THIS ULTRA-RARITY - NOT YET DOCUMENTED IN ANY PUBLICATION TO DATE.

SIGNS OF WEAR IS VERY LIGHT HALF RING WEAR ON BOTH SIDES THAT DOES NOT HINDER THE APPEARANCE, TWO TINY MILLIMETER SLITS AT THE TOP EDGE OF BOTH SIDES, AND FINALLY A VERY SMALL "74" PRICE STAMP ON THE "MATCHBOX" SIDE THAT IS HARDLY NOTICEABLE.

CONDITION: NM- (VG+++)
ITEM#: PS492
PRICE: $400


 
   
    MATCHBOX B/W SLOW DOWN
CAPITOL 5255, PS/TC
RELEASED: 8/24/64
WEST COAST

THIS MUCH RARER WEST COAST ISSUED SLEEVE IS A NEAR MINT BEAUTY !

CONDITION: NM
ITEM#: PS437
PRICE: -----


 
   
 

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  MATCHBOX B/W SLOW DOWN
CAPITOL 5255, PS/TC
RELEASED: 8/24/64
WEST COAST

(ACTUAL SCANS)

ULTRA-RARE WEST COAST PICTURE SLEEVE VARIATION WITH "SLOW DOWN" TITLE PRINTED ON TAB CUT SIDE.

THE STANDARD WEST COAST ISSUE OF THIS RELEASE HAS "MATCHBOX" PRINTED ON THE TAB CUT SIDE. THIS VARIATION IS THE ALTERNATE RARER ISSUE TO HAVE "SLOW DOWN" PRINTED ON THE TAB CUT SIDE.

A GORGEOUS NEAR MINT EXAMPLE OF THIS ULTRA-RARITY - NOT YET DOCUMENTED IN ANY PUBLICATION TO DATE.

CONDITION: NM
ITEM#: PS633
PRICE: ------


 
   
  45 SINGLES  
   
  MATCHBOX B/W SLOW DOWN
CAPITOL 5255, OSC
RELEASED: 8/24/64
EAST COAST

STORE STOCK - UNPLAYED !
  CONDITION: M (UNPLAYED)
ITEM#: S647
PRICE: ------


 
   
  MATCHBOX B/W SLOW DOWN
CAPITOL 5255, OSC
RELEASED: 8/24/64
EAST COAST

STORE STOCK - UNPLAYED !
  CONDITION: M (UNPLAYED)
ITEM#: S854
PRICE: ------


 
   
  MATCHBOX B/W SLOW DOWN
CAPITOL 5255, OSC
RELEASED: 8/24/64
EAST COAST
  CONDITION: NM-
ITEM#: S302
PRICE: $125


 
   
  MATCHBOX B/W SLOW DOWN
CAPITOL 5255, OSC
RELEASED: 8/24/64
EAST COAST
  CONDITION: NM-
ITEM#: S303
PRICE: $125


 
   
  MATCHBOX B/W SLOW DOWN
CAPITOL 5255, OSC
RELEASED: 8/24/64
EAST COAST
  CONDITION: NM-
ITEM#: S355
PRICE: $125


 
   
  MATCHBOX B/W SLOW DOWN
CAPITOL 5255, OSC
RELEASED: 8/24/64
EAST COAST
  CONDITION: VG++
ITEM#: S493
PRICE: $100


 
   
  MATCHBOX B/W SLOW DOWN
CAPITOL 5255, OSC
RELEASED: 8/24/64
WEST COAST

STORE STOCK - UNPLAYED.
THE LOS ANGELES PRESSINGS OF THIS TITLE ARE EXTREMELY
SCARCE - ESPECIALLY IN THIS SUPERB CONDITION.
  CONDITION: M (UNPLAYED)
ITEM#: S140
PRICE: ------


 
   
  MATCHBOX B/W SLOW DOWN
CAPITOL 5255, OSC
RELEASED: 8/24/64
WEST COAST

STORE STOCK - UNPLAYED.
THE LOS ANGELES PRESSINGS OF THIS TITLE ARE EXTREMELY
SCARCE - ESPECIALLY IN THIS STELLAR CONDITION.
  CONDITION: M (UNPLAYED)
ITEM#: S247
PRICE: $325


 
   
  MATCHBOX B/W SLOW DOWN
CAPITOL 5255, OSC
RELEASED: 8/24/64
WEST COAST

STORE STOCK - UNPLAYED.
THE LOS ANGELES PRESSINGS OF THIS TITLE ARE EXTREMELY
SCARCE - ESPECIALLY IN THIS MAGNIFICENT CONDITION.
  CONDITION: M (UNPLAYED)
ITEM#: S438
PRICE: $325


 

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