Its hard to imagine a music world without The Beatles. They were, arguably, the most influential band of all time, and haven written some of the best pure pop songs. There was nothing too flashy about the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, but it was new, original, and spoke to a generation in a way that it would stay with them for the rest of their lives.
To this day, The Beatles are one of the most collectable bands, continually making new fans that are in search of rare vinyl and memorabilia. You can see just a small selection of the highlights we currently have in stock below, and browse our full catalogue at eil.com.
THE BEATLES CD Singles Collection (Rare 1989 Japanese limited edition box set containing 22 x 3″ CD singles each housed in their own individual 3″ card gatefold picture sleeve with individual fold-out lyric inserts plus a 24-page A-B tracklisting booklet . Housed in a gold embossed black flip-top box this includes its own booklet and complete with the original obi-strip. The box has only some very light scuffing and all contents are immaculate – now extremely hard to find complete with the original obi-strip! TODP-2121~42)
THE BEATLES Eskimo Fish Fingers (Super rare 1964 UK Eskimo Fish Fingers in-store counter display card, with all four individual black & white Beatles portrait cards. Wonderful item that was created to advertise a promotional campaign that offeredfree Beatles photo-cards with any purchase of Eskimo Fish Fingers. The display measures 10.5″ x 11.5″ and features four portrait images of the band alongside the promotional text, “Your Favourite Beatle Photo Free” and “Choose One Photo WithEach Pack of Eskimo Fish Fingers”! Included with the display is the complete set of photo cards, measuring 3.5″ x 6″, each black & white image (well it was the first half of the ’60s) includes a facsimile signature and small bio on the reverse – apparently George was once an apprentice electrician and Paul likes Kraft Cheese Slices and girls who can make intelligent conversation! The card display shows some light creasing although nothing excessive and just some very minor discolouration, the postcards show a little age-related wear but no rips, tears or any other unsightly marks. Whilst many of the postcards do turn up this feature display is one the finest known examples to survive – ephemera such as this was never available to the public and the short-term transitory nature of this in-store promotional display guarantees its rarity today. A true Beatles collectors’ item and a wonderful reminder of a time when the country was firmly in the grip of ‘Beatlemania’).
THE BEATLES The Beatles [White Album] (Rare original 1968 MONO 30-track double vinyl LP in top opening fully laminated embossed gatefold sleeve with the incredibly low number of 0000572, complete with fold-out lyric/picture poster, thefour individual band member picture portrait inserts and black inners. This one previous owner copy is one of the lowest numbered mono issues that we’ve ever had the good fortune to come across PMC7067-8)
THE BEATLES I Want To Hold Your Hand (Super rare 2014 Japanese only 1-track promotional only mono CD, only available to competition winners by sending a postcard from the Japanese Album box set, and was a lottery as to who receives a copy. The disc is printed with the similar design that featured on the 1964 legendary 7″ with the Odeon Records label, housed in a custom card wallet picture sleeve replicating the artwork from the single with ‘Sampler / Not For Sale / PromotionalUse Only’ text on the front, whilst the back promotes the actual Japan Box release, comes with a two page Japanese press release. Another stunning promo from Japan that is sure to become very sought after and highly collectable SIC-9045).
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- The Beatles - Let It Be - 1st - VG - UK - vinyl LP - £150.00, $187.50, €177.00 (New Item) (arrived 20-May-2022 16:04)
THE BEATLES Let It Be (Rare 1970 UK 12-track stereo vinyl LP, fully laminated picture sleeve. This is the first issue with the RED apple on the rear of the sleeve. The sleeve shows a little light ring and shelfwear with a small pin hole close to the top edge, but otherwise remains in wonderful condition. There is an area of sticker residue and a couple of points of paper loss due to sticker removal and the vinyl is Excellent with little sign of play PCS7096)
- The Beatles - The Beatles / 1967-1970 - 1st - VG - UK - 2-LP vinyl set - £15.00, $18.75, €17.70 (New Item) (arrived 12-May-2022 16:08)
THE BEATLES The Beatles / 1967-1970 (1973 UK 28-track double LP compilation, housed in the original front laminated gatefold picture sleeve with matching blue lyric inners. The sleeve shows some minor edge wear from storage & although the inners have the odd common split & the vinyl reveals a few faint surface scuffs, this remains a great play copy)
- The Beatles - Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band + p/s - EX - US - picture disc LP - £40.00, $50.00, €47.20 (New Item) (arrived 11-May-2022 14:51)
THE BEATLES Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978 US limited edition 13-track Picture Disc issue of the 1967 LP, unique die-cut sleeve . The sleeve shows just light shelfwear with the disc appearing barely played SEAX-11840)
- The Beatles - Abbey Road - Deletion Cut - US - picture disc LP - £125.00, $156.25, €147.50 (New Item) (arrived 11-May-2022 14:59)
THE BEATLES Abbey Road (Original 1978 US 17-track Picture Disc issue of their 1969 eleventh studio LP, including the single Something / Come Together. The unique die-cut picture sleeve has the tracklisting printed on the reverse and displays a deletion notch-cut to the spine edge as well as a little shelfwear creasing while the vinyl remains in EX condition SEAX-11900)
- The Beatles - The Beatles / 1967-1970 - 1st - EX - UK - 2-LP vinyl set - £25.00, $31.25, €29.50 (New Item) (arrived 11-May-2022 15:05)
THE BEATLES The Beatles / 1967-1970 (1973 UK 28-track double compilation LP, complete with matching blue lyric inners, front laminated gatefold picture sleeve. The sleeve shows minimal wear, the inners have splits all along the bottoms, whilstthe vinyl appears barely played PCSP718)
- The Beatles - The Beatles / 1962-1966 - 1st - EX - UK - 2-LP vinyl set - £25.00, $31.25, €29.50 (New Item) (arrived 11-May-2022 15:07)
THE BEATLES The Beatles / 1962-1966 (1973 UK first press 26-track double LP compilation, housed in the original front laminated gatefold picture sleeve with matching red bevelled corner lyric inners. The packaging is Excellent with the usual small edge split to the inners & the vinyl remains in Excellent condition with just a few minor signs of play PCSP717)
- The Beatles - Rubber Soul - 1st - Loud Cut - G - UK - vinyl LP - £100.00, $125.00, €118.00 (New Item) (arrived 11-May-2022 15:48)
THE BEATLES Rubber Soul (1965 UK first pressing 14-track mono vinyl LP with 'The Gramophone Co' and 'Sold In The UK' label text. The Side One matrix is XEX 579-1, confirming that this is the rare LOUD CUT variant, front laminated flipback picture sleeve PMC1267) **See 'More Info' for further details on condition**
- The Beatles - Help - Portugese - vinyl LP - £50.00, $62.50, €59.00 (New Item) (arrived 11-May-2022 16:09)
THE BEATLES Help (1970's Portuguese 14-track stereo LP with black and yellow Parlophone labels, with glossy picture sleeve. The sleeve has some minor dislouration plus a little creasing whilst the vinyl shows minor signs of play, on the whole,and excellent copy)
- The Beatles - Beatles For Sale -Yugoslavian - Yugoslavian - vinyl LP - £45.00, $56.25, €53.10 (New Item) (arrived 12-May-2022 12:53)
THE BEATLES Beatles For Sale (1981 Yugoslavian issue of the 1964 14-track stereo vinyl LP on the two EMI 'boxed' logo label, glossy gatefold picture sleeve with internal pocket. The sleeve displays a little light edgewear and small annotation to top right, aside from a little spindle wear, the vinyl looks barely played PCS3062)
- The Beatles - The Beatles' Second Album - Red Vinyl - Japanese - vinyl LP - £125.00, $156.25, €147.50 (New Item) (arrived 14-May-2022 09:42)
THE BEATLES The Beatles' Second Album (1964 Japanese 14-track 'Japanese Version' LP pressed on RED 'Ever Clean' vinyl & manufactured by Toshiba Musical Industries [no 'Long Playing' text on label]. Comes housed ina fully silk laminated picture sleeve with scalloped flipbacks, English lyric insert & envelope style advertising inner. The delicate cover [VG+] shows some light ring wear with some minor foxing to the insert. The vinyl is clean & grades VG/VG- with multiple paper hairline scuffs & spindle marks either side which have light effect on play OR7058)