THE CALLAS CARMAN
LUXURY PADDED BOX
VERY FIRST PRESSING
STEREO ED1 RED NIPPER
1st issue 1964 UK HMV stereo SDAN 143/144/145 The Callas Carmen (with Pretre, at Paris, alongside Gedda). Luxury Padded Box Issue on 3 lp's, produced in a limited run, a standard 1st year SAN also exists, the D in SDAN is for Deluxe). Rarest of all issues of this, the label variant is still gold labels and a white nipper, but the angel is in red to match the padded red vinyl box, which also has gilt lettering. There are three booklets to this, one on the opera, one on the original novel, and one on the interpretive quality of this recording, and its history.
SDAN 143 IS IN EXCELLENT ++ CONDITION
SDAN 144 IS IN EXCELLENT ++ CONDITION
SDAN 145 HAS A VERY LIGHT MARK AT THE START OF SIDE SIX AND has some background crackle
SDAN 145 - SIDE 5 HAS BACKGROUND CRACKLE SO I WILL LET THE BUYER GET IT CLEANED
THE BOX HASE SOME WEAR IS IS IN VERY GOOD CONDITION.
I DON'T THINK THE THREE BOOKLETS HAVE EVER BEEN TAKEN OUT OF THEIR HOLDERS
POSTAGE IS AS FOLLOWS
U.K. = £8 FOR SPECIAL NEXT DAY DELIVERY
REST OF THE WORLD = £10 FOR TRACKED.