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Details about  Beatles EP "ASK ME WHY" Rare PROMO Vee Jay I-903- GORGEOUS!

Beatles EP "ASK ME WHY" Rare PROMO Vee Jay I-903- GORGEOUS!

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Genre: Rock
Record Label: Vee Jay Style: British Invasion
Release Year: 1964 Record Size: 7"
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States Duration: EP
Speed: 45 RPM Record Grading: Near Mint (NM or M-) to EX
Country of Manufacture: United States Sleeve Grading: No Sleeve
Sub-Genre: British Invasion Special Attributes: White Label PROMO, 1st Edition, Promo, White Label


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Beatles EP WHITE LABEL PROMO: "ASK ME WHY / ANNA / MISERY / A TASTE OF HONEY" released as Vee Jay catalog number VJEP I903 (DJ1) in March 1964. GORGEOUS!

It should be noted that the trail off areas on this record have the identical markings of the FIRST PRESSING of the stock copy referred by Vee Jay as VJEP I903 (01B) and pressed by MONARCH RECORDS from the very same stampers. This version was often used without the special cardboard sleeve. 

Very clean label and vinyl surfaces on both sides. Only very minor surface marks most of which not visible to the naked eye (visible only when seen in certain light but obviously not to be concerned about) - NO SLEEVE. GORGEOUS piece (See Photos) in Beautiful Condition.  One of the best we've seen in years (NOTE: Usually these are found to be "hammered" and marked up by Disc Jockeys). CONDITION is always very important, and when assigning TRUE VALUE to rare items like this, one must give additional consideration to RARITY and SCARCITY! Only the right PRICE GUIDES will provide accurate values for records like this. That is why we use only the latest guides that focus specifically on BEATLE recordings. In this case, we use the most current guide published by Stanley Panenkafor accurate descriptions and realistic values. All other guides are at least 7 years old +, are out of date, and do not really reflect current market values regardless of who the publisher is or what his or her claims of expertise might be.  

(We do NOT use guides such as GOLDMINE due to the fact that they are too general and grossly undervalue when it comes to major artists and/or supergroups such as "THE BEATLES". You just don't see items very often like this especially in this condition in today's collector's market, but when you do, you need to grab it while its still available).

Most people do not realize that the A-Side is actually "Misery"  and "A Taste of Honey". "Ask Me Why"  is on the B-Side and is printed on 2 lines with "Anna"  below it. 

A great example of this RARE label variation. Play times are NOT listed on the label. Great Beatles collectible! Very RARE and Quite SCARCE in today's market and especially in this outstanding condition!  

Since we recognize and acknowledge that no record, sleeve or jacket is "100% PERFECT", and that all have flaws of one type or another. As 50 year veterans in the business of selling vinyl records, please refrain from any "KNITPICKING". So, if you have a question, please ask it before buying! Thanks for watching!

Our Catalog # AMW-P-I-903-4242.  

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Grading "VINYL" records can at times be a bit difficult and is not an exact science since it is based upon someone's opinion. Since opinions can differ, we want all buyers to know that whenever a purchase is made and the item is received, if you feel that our listed grading (by seasoned professionals) differs a great deal from what you feel it should be, ALWAYS contact us FIRST before filing any kind of claim with Ebay. All items are inspected prior to packaging to insure that our description is accurate and normally it is. However, we're not perfect and once in a while items with hard to detect defects can slip through the cracks, therefore friendly communication between buyer and seller is always the best remedy to seeking any satisfactory solution. We will always make an attempt to achieve 100% customer satisfaction whenever possible. Remember that if you are not happy, we have not done our job! Thank you for visiting our site!

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