Which LP version is this?

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monadelic
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Which LP version is this?

Post by monadelic » 23 Jun 2020 13:04

Hello, i just bought from the internet a Banana early press, but I can't figure out which is the exact year. I'm struggling between 1968 and 1970/71.
It's a stereo version, Emerson airbrushed.
Side 1 matrix: V6-5008 SIDE 1 - MGM - 558 - REV
Side 2 matrix: V6-5008 SIDE 2 - MGM - 558

These are the photos of the label the seller sent me:
https://ibb.co/9GQ6jgV
https://ibb.co/jgSqHhf

Now, some considerations:
- the listing on the labels are exatcly as in this release: https://www.discogs.com/it/The-Velvet-U ... e/12959829 - anyway, in the photos on Discogs you can see 2 pressing rings, and mine has just 1 deep grove
- searching on the LPs on the Olivier site, the version reported as "Verve V6-5008, 1968 stereo reissue without Emerson, West Coast 'early' pressing
label variant 2" seems could match. Altough photos and matrix are missing, rest of informations, particulary the ONE DEEP ring groove matches.

I hope you can help me! (sorry if my english could be sometimes bad)

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Re: Which LP version is this?

Post by monadelic » 24 Jun 2020 10:10

I made a mistake, real side 2 Matrix Is:

Side 2 matrix: V6-5008 SIDE 2 - MGM - 559

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Re: Which LP version is this?

Post by monadelic » 24 Jun 2020 11:07

I reported a wrong matrix for SIDE 2, real one is:
Side 2 matrix: V6-5008 SIDE 2 - MGM - 559

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Re: Which LP version is this?

Post by bleach » 25 Jun 2020 15:56

Hi, this link might help if you haven't seen it.

http://olivier.landemaine.free.fr/vu/di ... psusa.html

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Re: Which LP version is this?

Post by monadelic » 25 Jun 2020 18:30

bleach wrote:
25 Jun 2020 15:56
Hi, this link might help if you haven't seen it.

http://olivier.landemaine.free.fr/vu/di ... psusa.html
Uhm, if you read my post you'll notice I've read this page and I believe is one of the ones listed here and I'm asking if I'm right.

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Re: Which LP version is this?

Post by simonm » 08 Jul 2020 00:39

Discogs doesn't have all the variants - if the 1968 label design matches your one, then i wouldn't worry about the rings, it's probably '68.

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