MADE IN WEST | | GERMANY on obverse, MADE IN W. GERMANY BY PDO on reverse,
etched around the center hole.
Matrix number: 22922 50396-2 2893 01 #
Known suffixes: W
Front cover of the four-page booklet.
Page two states "Manufactured by PolyGram in Hannover," West Germany. Printed in West Germany."
"Printed in West Germany by/Imprimé en Allemagne par Kaiser, Essen ˇ Made in West Germany."
is found on page three. All this text is missing in later copies accompanying the PDO variation.
Rear tray insert "Printed in West Germany." with barcode.
The POLYGRAM disc variation can be found with this back inlay.
"250 396-2" is printed on the reverse.
Rear tray insert states "Manufactured in Germany. Presse en Allemagne. Record
Service GmbH, Alsdorf." Note the slightly different catalog number on the spine.
Nothing is printed on the reverse.
The PDO disc variation can be found with this back inlay.
Notes: This disc was not distributed in North America, presumably. However,
I found my first copy in the bins in a Los Angeles area CD store. Very scarce!
The title is German for The Neverending Story.
Jewel case info: (POLYGRAM) smooth frosted two-dimple with nothing embossed on the back.
"23" is embossed on one tab, and "14" is embossed on the back portion, inside bottom center.
Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 23"