MADE IN WEST | | GERMANY BY POLYGRAM
I have found this disc variation with the dark thick matte reddish-orange
background paint that is usually found on target discs.
Matrix number: 7559 00562-2 2893 375 02
MADE IN WEST | | GERMANY (no manufacturer on front).
MADE IN W. GERMANY BY PDO is etched around the center hole.
I have found this disc variation with a thinner candy-apple orange glossy paint.
These are the only two major 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.
"562-2" and "Europe: 252 337" are printed on the reverse.
Notes: This target CD is uncommon, but can be found with persistence.
Jewel case info: (POLYGRAM) smooth frosted two-dimple case with nothing embossed on the back.
"23" is embossed on one tab, and "13" is 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
Inner mirror band: MANUFACTURED BY SANYO JAPAN 00562-2 506172
Issued in 1985, probably after the target design was discontinued in the USA.
Rear tray insert "Printed in Japan" without barcode.
Nothing is printed on the reverse.
Page seven of the booklet also states "Printed in Japan"
The front cover is the same as that of the target CD issue.
My copy is housed in a smooth frosted two-dimple jewel case with "Patent pending S" embossed on the back.
"A" is embossed on one tab. Twelve-prong disc tray embossed "S Patent pending" and "A"