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First edition with catalog number in the grey RCA box top right, released November 15, 1959.
Very first edition, Indianapolis pressing (-1S/-1S), black RCA label with dog on top. Rockaway pressings (-8S/-2S and
-14S/-12S) uses the very same label. Note the original receipt from Sears in Memphis, dated January 25, 1960.
Early copies are often found with this inner sleeve, advertising "A date with Elvis" (21-112-1 Pt 22B).
First stereo (electronically reprocessed) edition with revised layout, released in February 1962. Note that
this very early copy does not have the "(e)" after LSP-2075. This mistake was corrected quickly (see below).
Rare 1962 "jagged stereo" edition, Hollywood pressing (-3S/-3S), black RCA label with dog on top.
1962 revision of the cover with catalog number removed from the logo box to make it possible to use the front slic for both LPM and
LSP. Early mono copies came with first edition records, but this layout was also used for second (11/63) and third (10/64) editions.
Rare and short-lived second mono edition, Hollywood pressing (no -S in vinyl trail-off),
black RCA Victor label with dog on top (Silver Top Mono), released November 1963.
Third and last mono edition, Hollywood pressing (-16S/-15S), black RCA Victor label with Monaural at
the bottom, released in October 1964 and used until the introduction of the orange label, late 1968.
Rare export version of second stereo (electronically reprocessed) edition, October 1964.
Note the tacked-on golden RCA sticker which was applied in markets where Nipper was registred for HMV.
Rare export version of second stereo edition with red RCA sticker covering Nipper.
The White Top labeled records first came in the fourth version of all Elvis inner sleeve (21-112-1-40B).