SHVL 759 – Deep Purple

“Deep Purple” 1969

Sleeve notes:

Laminated gatefold sleeve, date code 6911 (November 1969) and printer’s credit on inner gatefold.
“Printed and made by Ernest J. Day & Co. Ltd. London”
Sleeves appear to be identical on 1st pressings and later reissues on Harvest.
Outer gatefold opens vertically to reveal the full Hieronymus Bosch painting ‘Hell’, the third panel of ‘The Garden Of Earthly Delights’ c.1490-1510.

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

“THE GRAMOPHONE CO. LTD” around rim of label
No EMI box logo on label
“MADE IN GT. BRITAIN” at bottom of label

Matrix notes:

UK 1st pressing (with label as above)

S H V L   7 5 9   A – 1  (M at 3 o’clock in deadwax, 1 at 9 o’clock)

S H V L   7 5 9   B – 2  (R at 3 o’clock in deadwax, 1 at 9 o’clock)

2nd PRESS LABEL below:

3rd PRESS LABEL below:

One comment on “SHVL 759 – Deep Purple

  1. Pingback: Harvest section updated: Part 1 « Rare Record Collector

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