Please Please Me • Beatles single value

Please Please Me b/w Ask Me Why – Price guide

‘Please Please Me’ UK single – front cover
Front cover
‘Please Please Me’ UK single – back cover
Back cover
‘Please Please Me’ UK single – Parlophone record label
Record label
  • Label: Parlophone 45 R 4983 MONO
  • Released: 11th January 1963
  • Peak position:
    BBC – #1;
    Disc Weekly – #1;
    Melody Maker – #1;
    NME – #1;
    Record Mirror – #1;
    Record Retailer – #2
  • Weeks in chart: 18 – from 19th January 1963
  • Label: Parlophone 45 R 4983 MONO
  • Released: 8th March 1976
‘Please Please Me’ UK single – front cover
Front cover
‘Please Please Me’ UK single – back cover
Back cover
  • Label: Parlophone R 4983
  • Released: 6th December 1982
‘Please Please Me’ UK single – front cover
Front cover
‘Please Please Me’ UK single – back cover
Back cover
‘Please Please Me’ UK single – Parlophone record label
Picture disc
  • Label: Parlophone RP 4983
  • Released: 10th January 1983
  • Peak position:
    Record Retailer – #29
  • Weeks in chart: 4 – from 22nd January 1983
  • Label: Parlophone CD3R 4983
  • Released: 28th November 1988
  • Label: Parlophone CDR 4983
  • Released: 2nd November 1992
FormatYearNumberSleeve and label£ Mint
Vinyl1963Parlophone 45 R 4983Label: Demo #1£1200
Vinyl1963Parlophone 45 R 4983Sleeve: Swirl – Label: Parlophone Red with push-out centre and “The Parlophone Co. Ltd” in either upper or lower case and “Recording first published 1963” printed on it, with or without “Made in Great Britain”. No reference to “Sold in UK”£150
Vinyl1963Parlophone 45 R 4983Label: Parlophone Black #1 with push-out centre and “The Parlophone Co. Ltd” in lower case, prefixed by “45”£15
Vinyl1963Parlophone R 4983Label: Parlophone Black #1 with push-out centre and “The Parlophone Co. Ltd” in lower case, not prefixed by “45”£12
Vinyl1963Parlophone R 4983Misprint, plays ‘Quiet Morning’ by the Brian Fahey Orchestra£50
Vinyl1964Parlophone R 4983Label: Parlophone Black #1 with push-out centre and “The Parlophone Co. Ltd” in upper case£10
Vinyl1983Parlophone RP 4983Label: Picture disc£5

All prices are approximate. High value records are best auctioned.

If your record is not in mint condition, then you can work out its approximate value as follows:

MintExcellentV. goodGoodFairPoorAwful
As given× 0.8× 0.5× 0.3× 0.15× 0.08× 0.025

The price guide uses the following key when talking about labels:

Demo #1 Demo #1Demo #2 Demo #2Polydor Orange Polydor OrangePolydor Red Polydor RedParlophone Red Parlophone RedParlophone Gold #1 Parlophone Gold #1Parlophone Gold #2 Parlophone Gold #2
Parlophone Black #1 Parlophone Black #1Parlophone Black #2 Parlophone Black #2Parlophone Black #3 Parlophone Black #3Vee-Jay #1 Vee-Jay #1Vee-Jay #2 Vee-Jay #2Vee-Jay #3 Vee-Jay #3Capitol Capitol
Apple #1 Apple #1Apple #2 Apple #2

And it uses the following key when talking about sleeves:

Polydor Orange Polydor OrangePolydor Red Polydor RedStripes #1 Stripes #1Stripes #2 Stripes #2
Swirl SwirlGreen #1 Green #1Green #2 Green #2Green #3 Green #3
White #1 White #1White #2 White #2White #3 White #3White #4 White #4
White #5 White #5White #6 White #6Circle CircleApple #1 Apple #1

 
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