THE BEATLES | Collection of 46 vinyl 45rpm singles, and one LP album
Property of Alan Herring
A collection of 46 vinyl 45rpm singles, and one LP album, comprising:
i) Apple Records Nos 1-4, all with "Factory Sample | Not for Sale" stickers, recordings by The Beatles ('Hey Jude'), Mary Hopkin ('Those Were the Days'), Jackie Lomax ('Sour Milk Sea'), and The Black Dyke Mills Band ('Thungymybob'), three with sleeves, GIVEN TO HERRING BY RINGO, some scratching, creasing to sleeves;
ii) The Beatles. Three records: 'Get Back / Don't Let Me Down', 1969, labelled "Factory Sample | Not for Sale", lacking sleeve; 'Penny Lane / Strawberry Fields', Capitol Records, promotion record; 'Lady Madonna', Parlophone, "Factory Sample | Not for Sale" label, lacking sleeves, GIVEN TO HERRING BY GEORGE HARRISON, some scratching, labels with wear;
iii) The Beatles. 'Beatles Singles 1962-1970.' EMI, 1976. second edition, second issue with newly designed black and gilt folding box and addition of 'Yesterday / I Should Have Known Better' and 'Back In The U.S.S.R. / Twist And Shout', 24 records all with green sleeves, introductory booklet, box worn, sleeves creasing;
iv) Apple Records. Group of 15 records including singles produced by the Beatles and 'Goodbye' by Mary Hopkin, with "Factory Sample - Not For Sale" label, given to Herring by The Beatles, some duplicates, all but one lacking sleeves, the majority with "Alan" written on label, some scratches to vinyl and markings to labels;
v) Mary Hopkin. 'Post Card', Apple, 1969. LP vinyl record, laminated sleeve, GIVEN TO HERRING BY MCCARTNEY
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