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    Beatles Yesterday and Today "Butcher Cover" Sealed First State Mono LP (Capitol T2553, 1966). The holy grail of Beatles collectibles, the First State "Butcher Cover" is the original cover of the Beatle's US release, Yesterday and Today. Many a serious collector of Fab Four memorabilia have diligently searched for even a tattered copy of the rarity that was pulled from record store shelves in the US almost immediately after the album's release in 1966 and replaced by the more subdued "Trunk Cover" version.
    This isn't just a nice First State copy, as rare as that would be - it's still factory-sealed. We auctioned a sealed "Livingston Copy" First State cover in 2006, which, after spirited bidding, realized over $38,000. You too can be the owner of a sealed First State copy of the Beatles' most infamous album!
    Condition: NM 8/ Sealed. There are two factory air holes on the front cover and a small 1/4 inch tear on the back cover. (see close-up on our website).




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    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    18th-19th Saturday-Sunday
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