Lot 7455: Double-sided 12? vinyl UK test pressing of The Ramones' 1984 Too Tough to Die album. White labels on sides of disc are hand-notated in black felt tip, "The Ramones, Too Tough to Die, A" and "B." In fine condition. Accompanied by the original paper sleeve, with notations reading, "Ramones, Too Tough UK Test Pressing LP." Test pressings are the first vinyl discs made at the factory and are produced in small numbers in order to evaluate disc and sound quality prior to mass production. Accompanied by a letter of provenance from Chris Lamy, close friend of The Ramones and guitarist of The Jabbers, formerly GG Allin & The Jabbers. The Chris Lamy Collection.
RR Auction's Marvels of Modern Music Auction 457
Thursday, 23rd July 2015
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