U.K. "day of release" first press from 1968
MISPRINT: Hendrix portrait on left-hand side (Front cover behind it).
Small sepia images of Redding & Mitchell on right (Back cover behind them), with white tracks/credit text below them.
Defect in matrix stamping on this early issue, altered by hand.
Matt texture 'Version 1' labels with additional inverted catalog in parenthesis.
Matrix / Runout (Side A runout): 61300##8 A//1 1
Matrix / Runout (Side D runout): 61300#8 B//1 1 2
Matrix / Runout (Side B runout): 61300#9A#//1 1 2 1 1
Matrix / Runout (Side C runout [hand-etched/machine-stamped]): 613009 B (hand-etched) ########//1 1 (machine-stamped)
The two records play very well on all 4 sides, with minimal background noise. A bit more noise audible in quieter sections on disc 1 but never overpowering the music, so VG+. Disc 2 plays pretty much excellent (EX) throughout. Clean labels.
There is a defect causing side-to-side tonearm movement on the first disc (and lighter on disc 2). It does not affect play on my system. I cannot say how it will play on another system.
The gatefold sleeve is in excellent condition, with close to no creasing to laminate, and the most minimal wear, mostly to corners. Very clean spine.
The two inner sleeves have no split but some writing indicating the artist, record title and the record side.
- Plus de 3 artistes/groupes
- Artiste/Groupe (max 3)
- Jimi Hendrix Experience
- Plusieurs titres
- Titre de disque
- Electric Ladyland
- Nombre d’articles
- Source d'information
- 2xLP Album (double album)
- Pays du fabricant
- Année de parution (le plus ancien)
- Very Good Plus (VG+)
- Premier pressage, Stéréo
- Gatefold, Pochette intérieur originale
- Maison de disques
- Numéro de la maison de disques
- 61300##8 A//1 1