Bette Midler
The Rose / The Original Soundtrack Recording
Atlantic 16010 Europe: 250 681
made in West Germany for US & international markets
color scheme: teal background with red reticle and silver paint lettering
genre: soundtracks, or rock (Midler), or female vocals (Midler)
LP originally released in 1979


MADE IN WEST | | GERMANY BY POLYGRAM
This disc variation can be found with or without MADE IN W. GERMANY BY PDO
etched around the center hole on the reverse.
Matrix number: 7567 16010-2 2893 314 01
Known suffixes: (no PDO) none, BM, [ZF]
(with PDO) BS


MADE IN WEST | | GERMANY on the front and MADE IN W. GERMANY BY PDO etched around the center hole.
Matrix number: 7567 16010-2 2893 314 01
Known suffixes: CC


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


Rear tray insert "Printed in West Germany." without barcode.
"16010-2" over "Europe: 250 681" is printed on the reverse.
The BY POLYGRAM variation (sans PDO) will be found in this tray inlay.


Rear tray insert "Printed in West Germany" with barcode.
The colors are muted, like the one without the barcode.
"16010-2" over "Europe: 250 681" is printed on the reverse.
I found the POLYGRAM and the POLYGRAM / PDO disc variations in this back inlay.


Rear tray insert "Printed in West Germany" with barcode.
The colors are noticeably brighter than the other two inlays above. "16010-2" over "Europe: 250 681" is printed on the reverse.
Both PDO disc variations can be found housed in this back inlay.

Notes: This disc is not common, but it can be found with little trouble.

Jewel case info: (POLYGRAM, no PDO) smooth frosted-top two-dimple case with "14" embossed
on one tab, and "13" embossed on the back portion, inside bottom center.
Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 23"

(POLYGRAM, no PDO) heavy ridged-top six-tab two-dimple case with "84" embossed
on one tab, and "81" embossed on the back portion, inside bottom center.
Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 4.1"

(POLYGRAM, no PDO) smooth frosted-top two-dimple case with "22" embossed
on one tab, and "12" embossed on the back portion, inside bottom center.
Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 15"

(POLYGRAM, no PDO, w/UPC) heavy ridged-top six-tab two-dimple case with "81" embossed
on one tab, and "???" embossed on the back portion, inside bottom center.
Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 21"

(POLYGRAM / PDO) heavy ridged-top six-tab two-dimple case with "401" embossed
on one tab, and "83" embossed on the back portion, inside bottom center.
Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 22"

(PDO, no POLYGRAM) heavy ridged-top six-tab two-dimple case with "P132" embossed
on one tab and on the back portion, inside bottom center.
Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 7.4"

06/29/19