Jimmy Smith
Off the Top
Elektra Musician 9 60175
made in West Germany for US & international markets
color scheme: pink background with silver paint reticle and black lettering
genre: jazz
LP originally released in 1982


MADE IN WEST | | GERMANY BY POLYGRAM (a)
Matrix number: 7559 60175-2 2893 409 01
Some later copies can be found with MADE IN W. GERMANY BY PDO HANOVER (b) or
MADE IN W. GERMANY BY PDO (c) etched around the center hole.
Matrix number: 7559 60175-2 2893 409 01
Known suffixes: (b) AC


MADE IN WEST | | GERMANY with MADE IN W. GERMANY BY PDO etched around the center hole, with mirror band (d)
Matrix number: 7559 60175-2 2893 409 01
Known suffixes: AG
This variation has only been found in Europe so far.


MADE IN WEST | | GERMANY with MADE IN W. GERMANY BY PDO etched around the center hole, without mirror band (e)
Matrix number: 7559 60 175-2 2893 409 02 *
Known suffixes: AL
This variation has also only been found in Europe so far.


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." with barcode.
"9 60175-2" is printed on the reverse.
This inlay is found with the disc variations that include BY POLYGRAM along the bottom.


Rear tray insert "Manufactured in Germany by Record Service GmbH, Alsdorf."
Nothing is printed on the reverse.
The booklet offers no manufacturing info.
Disc variations (d) and (e) are found with these European paper inserts.

Notes: This disc is somewhat hard to find.

Jewel case info: (b) heavy ridged six-tab two-dimple case with "134" embossed on one tab
and on the back portion, inside bottom center. Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 23"

03/15/19