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Atlantic 7 81999-2 (on inserts)
Atlantic 81999-2 (on disc)
made in West Germany for US and international markets
color scheme: teal background with red reticle and silver paint lettering
genre: rock
LP originally released in 1984


MADE IN WEST | | GERMANY BY POLYGRAM
The most common disc variation (a) or (b).
Matrix numbers: 7567 81999-2 2895 239 01 # (a) (no suffixes known)
7567 81999-2 2895 239 02 # (b)
Known suffixes: DF [KE], GE X
Later pressings have MADE IN W. GERMANY BY PDO (c) or MADE IN W. GERMANY BY PDO HANOVER (d)
etched around the center hole on the reverse.
Matrix number: 7567 81999-2 2895 239 02 #
Known suffixes: (c) GU


MADE IN WEST | | GERMANY on the disc face.
MADE IN W. GERMANY BY PDO is etched around the center hole (e).
Matrix number: 7567 81999-2 2895 239 02 #
Known suffixes: unknown
These are the only four major disc variations that I am aware of for this target CD.


Front cover of the sixteen-page booklet (m, n, or o).
Page 15 states "Manufactured by PolyGram in Hanover, West Germany
Printed in West Germany"


Rear tray insert, "Printed in West Germany" with barcode (x).
"781 999-2" is printed on the reverse.
Early copies come with this tray inlay.


Rear tray insert, "Printed in U.S.A." with barcode (x).
Nothing is printed on the reverse.
Later copies distributed in the U.S. come with this tray card (y).


Rear tray insert, says "Manufactured in Germany by Record Service GmbH, Alsdorf." with barcode (z).
Note the international catalog number on the wings and bottom right of the back panel.
Also note the French catalog number under the barcode, and the LC bullet on the bottom left.
The PDO disc variation was distributed in Europe with this tray inlay.


This exact same (POLYGRAM 01 #) disc was issued in Japan with this sticker obi.
The catalog number 32XP-130 appears only on the obi strip.

Notes: This disc is common.

Disc and paper insert combinations summary:
(a) + (m) + (x)
(b) + (m) + (x)
(b) + (n) + (y)
(c) + (n) + (y)
(d) + (n) + (y)
(e) + (o) + (z)

Jewel case info: (01 # matrix) heavy ridged-top six-tab two-dimple case with "42" embossed on one tab
and "24" embossed on the back portion, inside bottom center.
Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 5.3"

(01 # matrix) smooth frosted-top two-dimple case with "12" embossed on one tab
and "12" embossed on the back portion, inside bottom center.
Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 13"

(POLYGRAM 02 #, WG inserts) "41" embossed on the back portion, inside bottom center.
Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 16"

03/20/19