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UK White Album Photo-Inserts
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10 June 2012
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jordyboothy
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Hello!

I recently brought one of the first UK pressings of the White Album. The vinyls are glorious, they come with the original inner sleeves, the overall condition isn't perfect but it's far from tatty and all the inserts are here. However, I noticed a difference between the photographs. John Lennon's postcard is made on thicker paper (I think the technical word for that is "card") and the rest of the photographs are on slightly-thinner paper. They all have the same gloss and the quality of the images are all the same, but I am concerned.

What type of paper were the photographs printed on in the 1st pressings? Is it possible that there were variations? Is John a 1st issue and the rest from a re-issue, or vice-versa?

Thank you. apple01 

11 June 2012
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17 June 2012
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I'm sure it says on this website's White Album article that John got number 1?

 

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18 June 2012
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"John got 00001 because he shouted loudest. He said, 'Baggsy number one!' He knew the game, you've gotta baggsy it."

- Paul McCartney, 'Many Years From Now'

 I'm sure there are other sources supporting that, but it's interesting that The Beatles Rock Band claimed Ringo has number 1. Wasn't there multiple number 1's anyway? A number 1 from each record factory! Ohhh myyy 

19 June 2012
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I saw this at the Beatles Story museum in Liverpool, the only blue copy of The White Album, and the sleeve is signed by Paul. It looks awesome.

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19 June 2012
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Imagine being able to run off your own copies. If that was me I'd have made a load of unique pressings (upside down, inside out, songs in the wrong order) and sold them to collectors for a fortune.

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