Elvis Presley First press "Fool Album" RCA Victor APL1-0283 Vinyl LP 1973 EX

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Elvis Presley First press "Fool Album" RCA Victor APL1-0283 Vinyl LP 1973 EX Elvis Presley First press "Fool Album" RCA Victor APL1-0283 Vinyl LP 1973 EX





Vinyl Condition


Vinyl with light marks under bright light. 

Cover Condition


Jacket in shrink with saw cut lower edge, excellent condition all round.
Original Elvis company inner sleeve included.



Release Year


Special Attributes

Indianapolis first press

Side A: APL1 0283A
Side B: APL1 0283B

Company, Catalog #

RCA Victor, APL1-0283


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Records are graded conservatively according to the industry standard Goldmine Grading Scale and played on a Rega RP8 fitted with a Hana ML cartridge. All photos are of the actual item listed for sale.

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Unsealed LPs are professional cleaned in an ultrasonic bath with a solution of Tergikleen (a tergitol-based fluid) and distilled water, then double rinsed in distilled water, and vacuum dried.

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New, assumed mint. 



No signs of prior use. 

Appears unplayed.

Sharp corners, strong spine. As new.


Nearly brand new. May have very minor imperfections like faint sleeve scuffs or a mark visible under bright light.

Just short of perfect. Corners, edges, or surfaces may show very light wear like a gently dinged corner 


Mild imperfections such as light superficial marks.

Structurally strong, seams intact, readable spine, minor wear to surfaces, edges or corners. 


Records graded VG+ and above will typically not have any scratches or marks that are deep enough to be felt with a fingernail. Occasional surface noise may be present but will not overpower the music. 

Still 'frame-able' but may have minor flaws like ring-wear, worn corners, edge and corner creases. 


There may be a considerable number of light scratches or significant isolated imperfections such as scratches deep enough to be felt with a fingernail. May play with surface noise and at times may overpower the music. No skips, jumps or locked grooves.  Vinyl still has life left.  

Jacket with moderate wear such as stains, seam splits, worn edges or spine, writing, stickers, and heavy creases.


On occasion we list rare vinyl that grades lower than VG. These well played records will have specifics detailed in the listing.

Jacket with heavy wear.


May skip or jump, or grooves are locked, significant groove wear