ZZ Top
Eliminator
Warner Bros. 9 23774
made in West Germany for US and international markets
color scheme: silver paint background with red reticle and black lettering
genre: rock
LP originally released 1983


MADE IN || WEST GERMANY, no manufacturer on disc (a).
This is the first disc variation of this West German target CD to be issued.
Matrix number: 7599 23774-2 2893 267 02


MADE IN WEST | | GERMANY BY POLYGRAM (b)
The most common version.
Matrix numbers: 7599 23774-2 2893 267 04
Known suffixes: none, [FZ]


Front cover of the eight-page booklet
Page seven states "Manufactured by PolyGram in Hanover,
West Germany
Printed in West Germany"
Booklets paired with the U.S.A. rear inlay state "PRINTED IN U.S.A." on page seven.


Rear tray insert "Printed in West Germany." with barcode.
"9 23774-2" is printed on the reverse.
In most cases, this is the back inlay which will house this target CD.


Rear tray insert "Printed in U.S.A." with barcode.
Nothing is printed on the reverse.
Once in a while, this US inlay will contain a West German POLYGRAM, or Japanese target disc.
Most of the time, however, a USA pressing will be inside.

Notes: This disc is not terribly hard to find.

Jewel case info: Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 31"

Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 4.3"

(U.S.A. inserts) smooth frosted-top case with two long stopper bars, and "1" is embossed on one tab.
Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 14"

01/02/19