SHDW 403 – Pink Floyd

“A Nice Pair” 1973




SHSP-4031-label  SHSP-4032-label

Sleeve notes:

1973 reissued 2LP set of The Pink Floyd’s first two albums originally issued on the Columbia label (part of the EMI group of labels). Gatefold sleeve, designed and photographed by Hipgnosis, no date code or printer’s credit. Covers were later censored with stickers covering the nude model. The first pressing sleeve features Dr Phang dentists (a genuine business) who objected to the usage. This was replaced with a different image for the next pressing.

Label notes:
Uk 1st pressing information must include the following –

“THE GRAMOPHONE CO. LTD” around rim of label
EMI box logo on label
“MADE IN GT. BRITAIN” at bottom of label

Matrix notes:

Features the original Columbia matrix on both LPs

Y A X   3 4 1 9 – 1     O  O  3

Y A X   3 4 2 0 – 1     O  L  2

Y A X   3 6 3 3 – 1     O  A  3

Y A X   3 6 3 4 – 1     A  T  1

Inner sleeves are duotone representations of the first two album covers:

SHDW-403-inner-sleeve-2  SHDW-403-inner-sleeve-1

SHDW-403-inner-sleeve-1-2  SHDW-403-inner-sleeve-1-1

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