Gold
Capitaine AbandonnÚ
WEA 240 999
LP and CD originally released in 1986
made in West Germany for French market
color scheme: teal background with purple reticle and silver paint lettering
genre: French pop


MADE IN WEST | | GERMANY BY POLYGRAM (without outer mirror band)
Matrix number: 240 999-2 2896 587 01 *
Known suffixes: K, O X


MADE IN WEST | | GERMANY (without outer mirror band)
This disc variation always has MADE IN W. GERMANY BY PDO
etched around the center hole. Matrix number: 240 999-2 2896 587 01 *
Known suffixes: V, W


Front cover of the four-page booklet.
No manufacturing info is offered.


Rear tray insert "Manufactured in Germany by Record Service GmbH, Alsdorf
PressÚ en Allemagne par Record Service GmbH, Alsdorf" without barcode.
Nothing is printed on the reverse.
No variations are known.
The inserts are indistinguishable from those that come with the German RS pressings.

Notes: This target CD did not have much distribution outside of Europe and French-speaking
territories. It is not easy to find even in France. It was soon replaced by a German RS
silver stock target pressing (see separate listing) and eventually by a non-target pressing.

Jewel case info: (POLYGRAM) heavy ridged six-tab two-dimple case with "WK2" embossed
on one tab and on the back portion, inside top left. Eight-prong disc tray embossed
"Patents pending 9.4" A silver sticker, with black writing, is attached to and wrapped around the opening side of the case.
The front states "Distribution WEA Music (etc.), the back side reads "we 833" in a pair of boxes,
and along the spine reads "BANDE DE GARANTIE"

(POLYGRAM) nothing embossed on the back portion. Eight-prong disc tray embossed
"Patents pending 21"

(PDO) heavy ridged four-tab case with two short stopper bars "JC27-4" embossed
on one tab and "W1.1 embossed on the back portion. Eight-prong disc tray embossed
"Patents pending 33"

08/14/20