Bob Dylan – Gift Pack Series rare complete Japan 2 LP box set with poster

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A rare complete copy of the 1973 Japan-only 2 LP box set Gift Pack Series by Bob Dylan, including the original obi and poster.

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Offered for sale is a rare Japan-only 2 LP box set by Bob Dylan entitled Gift Pack Series, complete with all inserts and the original obi.

About this copy: This copy of Gift Pack Series is an original 1973 Japanese pressing on the CBS label, including the following:

  • 2 LPs
  • Box
  • Original obi
  • Lyric insert
  • 2 custom inner sleeves
  • Flyer for other titles in the Gift Pack Series
  • Song title card
  • 24″x36″poster/1974 calendar

These boxes turn up from time to time, but are rarely found with all the inserts intact.

The box is VG++, with trace wear at the corners.  The obi is VG++, with a very tiny 1/8″ tear at the bottom.

All inserts are M-.

The two discs are M- and look unplayed.

A beautiful copy of a box set that is almost never found complete, or in this condition.

Background: The Gift Pack Series was a short-lived set of 2 LP box sets that were issued in late 1973, likely as holiday gifts.  All were compilation albums by well-known artists.

Tracks are:

  • Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right
  • The Lonesome Death Of Hattie Carrol
  • Love Minus Zero / No Limit
  • Desolation Row
  • It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue
  • Like A Rolling Stone
  • Positively 4th Street
  • Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again
  • Queen Jane Approximately
  • One Of Us Must Know (Sooner Or Later)
  • I Want You
  • Just Like A Woman
  • John Wesley Harding
  • All Along The Watchtower
  • Quinn The Eskimo (The Mighty Quinn)
  • Lay, Lady, Lay
  • New Morning
  • If Not For You
  • Blue Moon
  • Take A Message To Mary
  • Belle Isle
  • Alberta #2
  • You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere
  • I Shall Be Released
  • Blowin’ In the Wind

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Country of origin: Japan
Size: 12″
Record Label: CBS
Catalog Number:
SOPH 83~84
Year of Release: 1973
Format: Stereo
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Additional information

Weight 24 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.5 in