20 Greatest Hits LP

 

UK Release Date 18 October 1982
UK Catalogue Number Parlophone PCTC 260
Weeks On UK Chart (to date) 30
Peak UK Chart Position 10
Lowest Matrix Numbers PCTC 260-A1 / PCTC 260-B1

 

Released on 18 October 1982 and featuring all 17 British number one singles in chronological order together with Day Tripper and Eleanor Rigby (considered to be part of double A side singles) and Love Me Do as it had just been re released on it’s 20th anniversary.

My version below is a first press with the matrix numbers PCTC 260 A-2 and PCTC 260 B-2. The labels at the time of a first press had the wording UNAUTHORISED PUBLIC PERFORMANCE, BROADCASTING, COPYING AND HIRING OF THIS RECORD PROHIBITED from around 11 o’clock on the perimeter text, a second press label, from 1984, would have UNAUTHORISED COPYIN, HIRING, RENTING, PUBLIC PERFORMANCE AND BROADCASTING OF THIS RECORD PROHIBITED.

The sleeve and inner sleeve are both in excellent condition, just a touch of ringwear. The record itself is also in excellent condition, the odd spot of very feint crackle but no skips, sticks or jumps

Estimated Value : £10 – £15

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