Fleetwood Mac
Fleetwood Mac
Reprise 2281-2 EUROPE: 254 043
made in West Germany for US and international markets
color scheme: silver paint background with red reticle and black lettering
genre: rock
LP originally released in 1975


MADE IN WEST | | GERMANY BY POLYGRAM, without the outer mirror band.
Matrix number: 7599 02 281-2 2893 312 03 *
Known suffixes: [FA WA]


MADE IN WEST | | GERMANY BY POLYGRAM, with the outer mirror band.
Matrix number: 7599 02 281-2 2893 312 01
Known suffixes: none, [FN], [GJ AZ]


MADE IN WEST | | GERMANY on front, and MADE IN W. GERMANY BY PDO is etched
around the center hole.
No outer mirror band on this variation.
Matrix number: 7599 02 281-2 2893 312 03 *


Front cover of the sixteen-page booklet.
Booklets paired with the WG rear tray insert state
"Manufactured by PolyGram in Hanover, West Germany"
Printed in West Germany" on page 14.
Booklets paired with the USA rear tray insert state "Printed in U.S.A." on page 14.


Rear tray insert "Printed in West Germany." with no barcode. I have found both POLYGRAM variations
with this inlay. "2281-2" over "EUROPE: 254 043" is printed on the reverse.


Rear tray insert, "Printed in U.S.A." with no barcode. I have found both variations
without the outer mirror band with this inlay. Nothing is printed on the reverse.
Later US pressed non-target discs can also be found with this inlay.

Notes: This disc is uncommon, but can be found without too much trouble.

Jewel case info: (POLYGRAM, no mirror band) smooth frosted, two long stopper bars,
"Patent pending D-2" is embossed on the back. "D-1" is embossed on one tab.
Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 7.4"

(POLYGRAM, with mirror band) smooth frosted-top two-dimple case with "23" embossed on one tab
and "33" embossed on the back portion, inside bottom center. Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 23"

(POLYGRAM, with mirror band) smooth frosted-top two-dimple case with "23" embossed on one tab
and "13" embossed on the back portion, inside bottom center. Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 14"

(POLYGRAM, with mirror band, [FN] matrix) smooth frosted-top two-dimple case with "11" embossed on one tab
and "52" embossed on the back portion, inside bottom center. Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 4.3"

(POLYGRAM, with mirror band, [GJ AZ] matrix) smooth frosted-top two-dimple case with "23" embossed on one tab
and "24" embossed on the back portion, inside bottom center. Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 24"

(POLYGRAM, with mirror band) smooth frosted-top two-dimple case with "24" embossed on one tab
and "13" embossed on the back portion, inside bottom center. Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 22"

OTHER INTERESTING EARLY CD PRESSINGS OF THIS TITLE:


MADE IN JAPAN and Made in Japan. Mfg. by Sanyo
Matrix info: MANUFACTURED BY SANYO JAPAN 2281-2 509299
Late 1985 (post-target) Japanese pressing for USA market.
It comes with the same USA paper inserts as above.
It is housed in a smooth frosted-top case with two long stopper bars and no identifying marks.

03/29/19