Eagles
Hotel California
Asylum 103-2 EUROPE: 253 051
made in West Germany for US & international markets
color scheme: light blue background with purple reticle and black lettering
genre: rock
LP originally released in 1976


MADE IN WEST | | GERMANY BY POLYGRAM (a)
Matrix number: 7559 00103-2 2893 225 01 (all target pressings have the same matrix number)
Known suffixes: FC
Later copies can be found with MADE IN W. GERMANY BY PDO etched around the center hole (b). Known suffixes: FU


MADE IN WEST | | GERMANY with MADE IN W. GERMANY BY PDO etched around the center hole (c).
Known suffixes: GN
These are the only three disc variations that I am aware of.


Front cover of the eight-page booklet.
Page seven states "Manufactured by PolyGram in Hanover,
West Germany. Printed in West Germany."


Rear tray insert "Printed in West Germany." without barcode, and with old Asylum logo.
"103-2" over "EUROPE: 253 051" is printed on the reverse.
The POLYGRAM version can be found with this inlay.


Rear tray insert, "Printed in U.S.A." without barcode, and with new Asylum logo.
The PDO version comes with this inlay. Look for the lack of a barcode.
The PDO version sometimes can be found with a USA tray inlay with a barcode.


This exact same target CD (POLYGRAM disc and old logo back inlay) was issued
in Japan with a gold sticker obi as 38XP-60. This number only appears on the obi.

Notes: This disc is not as common as other Eagles discs, but can be found with a little effort.

Jewel case info: (a) heavy ridged six-tab case with two long stopper bars and "2C2" embossed
on one tab and "14" embossed on the back portion, inside bottom center. Eight-prong disc tray embossed "N50T3"

10/10/19