1964 US 12-track STEREO LP on the black & silver Vee-Jay label & hand scratched matrices in the vinyl run off area, pasted picture sleeve. This is the second version where 'Love Me Do' & 'P.S. I LoveYou' were replaced with 'Please Please Me' & 'Ask Me Why'. The stereo releases of this album were few & far between, often Vee-Jay used 'STEREOPHONIC' stickers on an otherwise mono cover, as in this case. The sleeve on this copy shows a fair degree of scuffing to the top seam, but otherwise little in the way of general shelfwear, with a clearly readable spine. The vinyl would be graded as VG-/VG, with several obvious surface scuffs, but none that affect play. A certain degree of surface noise & the odd click will be heard in places. The rarity of stereo copies of this release cannot be overstated.