Julie London/Pat Boone – 1958 U.S. Christmas Seals promotional LP

$75.00

Free U.S. shipping!  A copy of For Christmas Seals, a 1958 promotional radio show featuring Pat Boone and Julie London, issued to raise funds for tuberculosis treatment in the U.S.

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Offered for sale is a copy of For Christmas Seals, a 1958 promotional radio show featuring Pat Boone and Julie London, issued to raise funds for tuberculosis treatment in the U.S.

Side one features The Pat Boone Show, with a 14 minute program featuring Pat Boone songs with Boone promoting the sale of Christmas Seals to raise money for tuberculosis treatment.

Side two features the Julie London Show, with 14 minutes of similar content featuring Julie London.

About this copy: This copy of For Christmas Seals is a 1958 U.S. mono release on the RCA Custom label.

The cover is VG+ with light general wear.

The disc is VG++ with a couple of light marks and faint sleeve scuffs.

A nice copy of a rare Julie London/Pat Boone LP and the only copy we’ve ever seen.

Background: For centuries, tuberculosis was a feared disease, and in the early 20th century, the Christmas Seals program was created to raise money for the cause.  For a donation, you received “seals,” which were postage-stamp sized coupons that you could attach to letters or packages to make others aware of the campaign.

For several years in the late 1950s and 1960s, promotional radio shows were issued featuring popular artists of the day to promote the campaigns.

Country of origin: U.S.
Size: 12″
Record Label: RCA Custom
Catalog Number:
J8MR-8703/8704
Year of Release: 1958
Format: Mono
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Weight 8 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.2 in