Beatles Mary Hopkin Those Were The Days Rare 4" Americom Pocket Disc Flexi with Cover 1968

£400.00

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Product Information

Artist : Mary Hopkin

Title : Those Were The Days / Turn, Turn, Turn

Format : 2 Track 4" Flexi Disc with Blue / white Pocket Sleeve

Year of release : 1968

Label : Capitol / Apple / Americom

Catalogue : 1801P /M-238

Additional Info : 2 Track 4" flexi vinyl with original blue / white cardboard fold over / flip cover.

 In 1968, Americom Corporation of New York introduced a new music format for singles called the pocket disc.
Pocket discs were sold in the USA at counter displays for 49 cent and in vending machines for 50 cent. The vending machines had separate slots for ten different sections and could be stocked with up to 75 copies of each title.
Some discs were packaged with 4 inch by 4 inch red and white or blue and white cardboard flip jackets. The front side of the red jacket calls the pocket disc "the sound for movin' around".
Capitol was among the first companies to provide masters to Americom for the manufacture of pocket discs. Capitol's enthusiasm for the new format resulted in Americom receiving masters for the Beatles three singles issued in late 1968 and early 1969.

Condition : Vinyl is in Excellent condition. Some extremely light whispy scuffs on both sides. Blue / white cover is in excellent condition. Front cover has name written in ink in bottom tight corner. Please refer to the photos.

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Product Code: 3138

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