His Master's Voice (NZ) Limited

His Master's Voice (NZ) Limited

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His Master's Voice (NZ) Limited was a subsidiary company of the The Gramophone Co. Ltd. established 10 May 1926 by EJ. Hyams (as MD and majority shareholder), The Gramophone Co. Ltd. (as secondary shareholder) and accountant A.J. Wyness (as a minor shareholder). In 1931 The Gramophone Co. Ltd. and Columbia Graphophone Company Ltd. merged to form Electric & Musical Industries Ltd. which became the ultimate parent. His Master's Voice (NZ) Limited and subsidiaries operated in various markets - products and services included: Records, domestic appliances, radio & television, magnetic tape, music publishing and electronic equipment.

It was, until the 1970s, the biggest manufacturer and distributor of records in New Zealand. In addition to its own labels, His Master's Voice, Parlophone, Columbia, Regal Zonophone, Capitol Records (from 1956) and others, it manufactured and distributed many others at various times including UK Decca (from 1935), MGM, Atlantic and Elektra (both from 1970), Disneyland and Warner Brothers (from 1962). The company as of May 1970 also owned a substantial holding in "Cunningham-E.M.I. Group Ltd., which was involved in the manufacture and sale of domestic electrical appliances in New Zealand.

Shareholdings:
10 May 1926: The Gramophone Co. Ltd. 25%, EJ Hyams 66%, AJ Wyness 9%
31 Jan 1930: The Gramophone Co. Ltd. 75%, Hyams 22.5%, Wyness 2.5%
9 Aug 1934: The Gramophone Co. Ltd. 97.5%, Wyness 2.5%
22 Jan 1969: E.M.I. Overseas Holdings Ltd. 100%

In May 1972 His Master's Voice (NZ) Limited is renamed EMI (NZ) Ltd.

Subsequently "His Masters Voice (NZ) Ltd. was re-incorporated at a later date until it was dissolved on the 30th June 1992. Please see His Master's Voice (NZ) Limited (2).
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162 - 172 Wakefield Street,
Wellington,
N.Z.

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Releases

Status Catalog Number  Image Artist Title ( Format) Label Catalog Number  Country Year Actions
1C-305 Elinor Gene Hoffman - Rip Van Winkle And The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow By Washington Irving Elinor Gene Hoffman Rip Van Winkle And The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow By Washington Irving(7", Single) Audio Book Company 1C-305 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
2COC.2900 The Rolling Stones - Exile On Main Street The Rolling Stones Exile On Main Street(2xLP, Album, wit) Rolling Stones Records 2COC.2900 New Zealand 1972 Sell This Version
2PROLP.8041 Three Dog Night - Around The World With Three Dog Night Three Dog Night Around The World With Three Dog Night(2xLP, Album) Probe 2PROLP.8041 New Zealand 1973 Sell This Version
2R-908 Willa Fogle - Stories From The New Testament For Young People Willa Fogle Stories From The New Testament For Young People(2x7") Audio Book Company 2R-908 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
2RS 2024 The Mothers Of Invention* - Uncle Meat The Mothers Of Invention* Uncle Meat(2xLP, Album, Aut) Reprise Records, Reprise Records 2RS 2024 New Zealand 1969 Sell This Version
2RS 6332 Wild Man Fischer - An Evening With Wild Man Fischer Wild Man Fischer An Evening With Wild Man Fischer(2xLP, Album, Gat) Bizarre Records, Reprise Records 2RS 6332 New Zealand 1969 Sell This Version
2RS. 6476 Kenny Rogers And The First Edition* - The Ballad Of Calico Kenny Rogers And The First Edition* The Ballad Of Calico(2xLP, Album, Gat) Reprise Records 2RS. 6476 New Zealand 1972 Sell This Version
2RS 6481 Jimi Hendrix - Sound Track Recordings From The Film Jimi Hendrix Sound Track Recordings From The Film "Jimi Hendrix"(2xLP) Reprise Records 2RS 6481 New Zealand 1973 Sell This Version
2SD 802 The Allman Brothers Band - The Allman Brothers Band At Fillmore East The Allman Brothers Band The Allman Brothers Band At Fillmore East(2xLP, Album, Gat) Atlantic, Atlantic 2SD 802 New Zealand 1971 Sell This Version
2 SD 804 Sonny & Cher - The Two Of Us Sonny & Cher The Two Of Us(2xLP, Comp, Gat) Atlantic, Atlantic 2 SD 804 New Zealand 1972 Sell This Version
2SD 902 Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young - 4 Way Street Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young 4 Way Street(2xLP, Album) Atlantic 2SD 902 New Zealand 1971 Sell This Version
2SD-908 Yes - Tales From Topographic Oceans Yes Tales From Topographic Oceans(2xLP, Album) Atlantic 2SD-908 New Zealand 1973 Sell This Version
2TS 2106 Jethro Tull - Living In The Past Jethro Tull Living In The Past(2xLP, Comp) Reprise Records, Reprise Records, Chrysalis 2TS 2106 New Zealand 1972 Sell This Version
2WB.1555 Peter, Paul And Mary* - In Concert Peter, Paul And Mary* In Concert (Album) 2WB.1555 New Zealand 1964 Sell This Version
2 WB 1657 Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton (2), George Segal, Sandy Dennis (2) - Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton (2), George Segal, Sandy Dennis (2) Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton (2), George Segal, Sandy Dennis (2) - Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?(2xLP, Dlx, Gat) Warner Bros. Records 2 WB 1657 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
2WBS 1555 Peter, Paul And Mary* In Concert(2xLP, Album) Warner Bros. Records 2WBS 1555 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
2WBS 1935 Grateful Dead* - Grateful Dead Grateful Dead* Grateful Dead(2xLP, Album, Gat) Warner Bros. Records 2WBS 1935 New Zealand 1971 Sell This Version
2-WBS 2066 Todd Rundgren - Something / Anything? Todd Rundgren Something / Anything?(2xLP, Album, Gat) Warner Bros. Records 2-WBS 2066 New Zealand 1972 Sell This Version
2WBS.2555 Graham Bond - Solid Bond Graham Bond Solid Bond(2xLP, Album, Gat) Warner Bros. - Seven Arts Records, Warner Bros. Records 2WBS.2555 New Zealand 1970 Sell This Version
2XVH.9006 Constantin Silvestri, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra*, Dvorak* - Symphony No.2 In D Minor Op. 70 Constantin Silvestri, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra*, Dvorak* Constantin Silvestri, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra*, Dvorak* - Symphony No.2 In D Minor Op. 70(LP, Mono) His Master's Voice 2XVH.9006 New Zealand 1961 Sell This Version
7EBM 6026 London Philharmonic Orchestra* - Pomp And Circumstance Marches London Philharmonic Orchestra* Pomp And Circumstance Marches(7", EP) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice 7EBM 6026 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7EBM 6032 Philharmonia Orchestra Conducted By Efrem Kurtz - The Swan Philharmonia Orchestra Conducted By Efrem Kurtz Philharmonia Orchestra Conducted By Efrem Kurtz - The Swan(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EBM 6032 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7EG 8077 Glenn Miller And His Orchestra - Make Believe Ballroom Time Glenn Miller And His Orchestra Make Believe Ballroom Time(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EG 8077 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7EG 8533 The Country Dance Band - English Folk Dances For Young People The Country Dance Band English Folk Dances For Young People(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EG 8533 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7EGM.114 Beatrix Potter - The Tale Of The Flopsy Bunnies Beatrix Potter The Tale Of The Flopsy Bunnies(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM.114 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM.117 A.A. Milne* - The House At Pooh Corner A.A. Milne* The House At Pooh Corner(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice (NZ) Limited, E.M.I. Records Limited 7EGM.117 New Zealand 1966 Sell This Version
7EGM.129 Jean Metcalfe - Red Riding Hood And The Three Bears Jean Metcalfe Red Riding Hood And The Three Bears(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice (NZ) Limited, E.M.I. Records Limited 7EGM.129 New Zealand 1968 Sell This Version
7EGM.134 Saint-Saens*, Irina Baronova - Carnival Of The Animals Saint-Saens*, Irina Baronova Saint-Saens*, Irina Baronova - Carnival Of The Animals(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM.134 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7EGM.6004 Douglas Hastings (2) - Maori Legends - Volume 1 Douglas Hastings (2) Maori Legends - Volume 1(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM.6004 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6005 John Parkin (2) Selections From My Fair Lady(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6005 New Zealand 1959 Sell This Version
7EGM 6006 Paul Walden (2) - Nature's Lullaby Paul Walden (2) Nature's Lullaby(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6006 New Zealand 1959 Sell This Version
7EGM 6007 Douglas Hastings (2) - Maori Legend (Volume 2) Douglas Hastings (2) Maori Legend (Volume 2)(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6007 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6010 William Clauson - Be Japers! William Clauson Be Japers! (EP) 7EGM 6010 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6013 William Clauson - William Clauson Sings Traditional William Clauson William Clauson Sings Traditional(7", EP) His Master's Voice (NZ) Limited 7EGM 6013 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6014 John Parkin (2) - Plays Party Tunes Of The 30's John Parkin (2) Plays Party Tunes Of The 30's(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6014 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6015 John Parkin (2) - Plays Party Tunes Of The 40's John Parkin (2) Plays Party Tunes Of The 40's(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6015 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6018 Marita McGregor - School Days Marita McGregor School Days(7", EP) His Master's Voice (NZ) Limited 7EGM 6018 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6020 Athol Freshney - The Voyagers Athol Freshney The Voyagers(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6020 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6023 Bob Irvine - Flying Start - All Blacks v. Northern Universities Bob Irvine Flying Start - All Blacks v. Northern Universities(7") His Master's Voice 7EGM 6023 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6024 No Artist - Second Bounce - All Blacks v. Natal and v. Griqualand West No Artist Second Bounce - All Blacks v. Natal and v. Griqualand West(7") His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice (NZ) Limited 7EGM 6024 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6025 Bob Irvine - Crash Landing Bob Irvine Crash Landing(7") His Master's Voice 7EGM 6025 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6026 Bob Irvine - Still Climbing Bob Irvine Still Climbing(7") His Master's Voice 7EGM 6026 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6027 Bob Irvine - Forced Down - New Zealand South Africa Bob Irvine Forced Down - New Zealand South Africa(7") His Master's Voice 7EGM 6027 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6028 Bob Irvine - Ups And Downs Bob Irvine Ups And Downs(7") His Master's Voice 7EGM 6028 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6029 Bob Irvine - Three Point Touch Down Bob Irvine Three Point Touch Down(7") His Master's Voice 7EGM 6029 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6030 No Artist - Return Trip - All Blacks v. South Africa No Artist Return Trip - All Blacks v. South Africa(7") His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice (NZ) Limited 7EGM 6030 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6031 Bob Irvine - Deflation And Frustration Bob Irvine Deflation And Frustration(7") His Master's Voice 7EGM 6031 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6032 Bob Irvine - Last-Minute Let-Down Bob Irvine Last-Minute Let-Down(7") His Master's Voice 7EGM 6032 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6033 Bob Irvine - Victory Roll Bob Irvine Victory Roll(7") His Master's Voice 7EGM 6033 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6036 Owen Paterson - Harvey The Helicopter Owen Paterson Harvey The Helicopter (EP) 7EGM 6036 New Zealand 1961 Sell This Version
7EGM 6040 Inia Te Wiata - Home Little Maori Home Inia Te Wiata Home Little Maori Home(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6040 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6042 Michael Woolf - Willie The Waltzing Whale Michael Woolf Willie The Waltzing Whale(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6042 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7EGM 6058 Inia Te Wiata - Maori Songs Inia Te Wiata Maori Songs(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6058 New Zealand 1962 Sell This Version
7EGM 6060 The Overlanders (2) - The Overlanders The Overlanders (2) The Overlanders(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6060 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6061 Jack Thompson - A Merry Christmas From Jack Thompson Jack Thompson A Merry Christmas From Jack Thompson(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6061 New Zealand 1962 Sell This Version
7EGM 6063 Reon Murtha - The Musical Stakes Reon Murtha The Musical Stakes(7", Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6063 New Zealand 1963 Sell This Version
7EGM.6064 Pat Rogers - Pat Rogers Sings Of New Zealand Pat Rogers Pat Rogers Sings Of New Zealand(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM.6064 New Zealand 1963 Sell This Version
7EGM 6066 Winiata Brothers - Dark Moon Winiata Brothers Dark Moon(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6066 New Zealand 1966 Sell This Version
7EGM 6068 The Overlanders (2) - Country Holiday The Overlanders (2) Country Holiday(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6068 New Zealand 1962 Sell This Version
7EGM.6070 Rod Derrett, Chorus And Orchestra* - Rugby, Racing And Beer Rod Derrett, Chorus And Orchestra* Rugby, Racing And Beer (EP) 7EGM.6070 New Zealand 1965 Sell This Version
7EGM 6072 Jack Thompson - More Of The Hit Paraders Jack Thompson More Of The Hit Paraders(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice 7EGM 6072 New Zealand 1963 Sell This Version
7EGM 6075 Maori Hi Five* - Maori Hi Five Maori Hi Five* Maori Hi Five(7", EP) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice 7EGM 6075 New Zealand 1963 Sell This Version
7EGM 6077 The Caroline Ramblers - The Maple On The Hill The Caroline Ramblers The Maple On The Hill(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6077 New Zealand 1963 Sell This Version
7EGM 6079 Andy Stewart - Andy Stewart Sings Andy Stewart Andy Stewart Sings(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice 7EGM 6079 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7EGM 6080 The Convairs - I'll Give My Love An Apple The Convairs I'll Give My Love An Apple(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6080 New Zealand 1963 Sell This Version
7EGM 6083 Pat Rogers - Frank Crumit Favourites Sung By Pat Rogers Frank Crumit Favourites Sung By(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6083 New Zealand 1964 Sell This Version
7EGM 6087 Paul Walden (2) - Molly Paul Walden (2) Molly (EP) 7EGM 6087 New Zealand 1964 Sell This Version
7EGM.6088 Sue Thompson - The Golden Hits of Sue Thompson Sue Thompson The Golden Hits of Sue Thompson(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM.6088 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7EGM 6089 Paul Walden (2) - No Moa! Paul Walden (2) No Moa!(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6089 New Zealand 1965 Sell This Version
7EGM 6091 The Convairs - Little Boxes The Convairs Little Boxes(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6091 New Zealand 1964 Sell This Version
7EGM 6093 Rod Derrett - Puha And Pakeha Rod Derrett Puha And Pakeha (EP) 7EGM 6093 New Zealand 1966 Sell This Version
7EGM 6094 Joe Gordon (3) & Sally Logan - Up Among The Heather Joe Gordon (3) & Sally Logan Joe Gordon (3) & Sally Logan - Up Among The Heather(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6094 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7EGM.6095 Willow Macky - I Remember Summer Willow Macky I Remember Summer(7", EP) His Master's Voice (NZ) Limited 7EGM.6095 New Zealand 1964 Sell This Version
7EGM 6099 The Little Folk Of Mt. Roskill - Come Go With Us The Little Folk Of Mt. Roskill Come Go With Us(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6099 New Zealand 1965 Sell This Version
7EGM 6126 Ravi Shankar - Ravi Shankar Ravi Shankar Ravi Shankar(7") His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice 7EGM 6126 New Zealand 1968 Sell This Version
7EGM 7022 Horatio (8) - Sick Songs & Worse Verse Horatio (8) Sick Songs & Worse Verse(7", EP) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice 7EGM 7022 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7EGM 8257 Marlene Dietrich - Marlene Dietrich In 'The Blue Angel' Marlene Dietrich Marlene Dietrich In 'The Blue Angel'(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 8257 New Zealand 1957 Sell This Version
7EGM 8271 Max Bygraves - Sing With Max Max Bygraves Sing With Max(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 8271 New Zealand 1957 Sell This Version
7EGM 8273 Johann Strauss 2nd* - Die Fledermaus - Excerpts From The Johann Strauss 2nd Operetta Johann Strauss 2nd* Die Fledermaus - Excerpts From The Johann Strauss 2nd Operetta(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGM 8273 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7EGM 8276 Anni Frind - Nuns' Chorus Anni Frind Nuns' Chorus "Casanova" And Other Operette And Film Melodies(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGM 8276 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7EGM 8283 Will Glahé Und Sein Orchester - In A German Beer Garden Will Glahé Und Sein Orchester In A German Beer Garden(7", EP) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice 7EGM 8283 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7EGM.8288 Various The Barley Mow(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM.8288 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 8293 Temple Church Choir, London*, Master Ernest Lough* Temple Church Choir, London*, Master Ernest Lough* - Temple Church Choir, London(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGM 8293 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7EGM 8299 Gracie Fields - Our Gracie Sings Comedy Songs Gracie Fields Our Gracie Sings Comedy Songs(7", EP) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice 7EGM 8299 New Zealand 1958 Sell This Version
7EGM 8352 Alma Cogan And Ronnie Hilton With Frank Cordell And His Orchestra* - Hits From My Fair Lady Alma Cogan And Ronnie Hilton With Frank Cordell And His Orchestra* Alma Cogan And Ronnie Hilton With Frank Cordell And His Orchestra* - Hits From My Fair Lady(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 8352 New Zealand 1958 Sell This Version
7EGM.8374 Robert Wilson (3) - North Of The Border Robert Wilson (3) North Of The Border(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM.8374 New Zealand 1959 Sell This Version
7EGM 8454 Joe Gordon Folk Four - Joe Gordon Folk Four Joe Gordon Folk Four Joe Gordon Folk Four(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGM 8454 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7EGM 8467 Various - Wild Violets Various Wild Violets(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGM 8467 New Zealand 1959 Sell This Version
7EGM 8492 Enid Blyton - Noddy's Car Enid Blyton Noddy's Car(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 8492 New Zealand 1959 Sell This Version
7EGM 8493 Enid Blyton - Noddy On His Travels Enid Blyton Noddy On His Travels(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 8493 New Zealand 1959 Sell This Version
7EGM 8496 William Clauson - A Froggie Would A-Wooing Go And Other Songs For Children William Clauson A Froggie Would A-Wooing Go And Other Songs For Children (EP) 7EGM 8496 New Zealand 1959 Sell This Version
7EGM 8576 Roger Fiske - Tunes For Children - 2 Roger Fiske Tunes For Children - 2 (EP) 7EGM 8576 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7EGM 8660 Jean Sutcliffe, Alison Uttley - Billy Bobtail / The Rabbits Go Hunting Jean Sutcliffe, Alison Uttley Jean Sutcliffe, Alison Uttley - Billy Bobtail / The Rabbits Go Hunting(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGM 8660 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7EGM 8661 Diana Ross (2) - The Little Red Engine / The Little Red Engine Gets A Name Diana Ross (2) The Little Red Engine / The Little Red Engine Gets A Name(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGM 8661 New Zealand 1961 Sell This Version
7EGM 8747 John Leyton - The John Leyton Hit Parade John Leyton The John Leyton Hit Parade(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGM 8747 New Zealand 1962 Sell This Version
7EGM 8883 Ken Rattenbury, David Stevens (12), Shirley Franklin - The Bremen Town Musicians Ken Rattenbury, David Stevens (12), Shirley Franklin Ken Rattenbury, David Stevens (12), Shirley Franklin - The Bremen Town Musicians(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 8883 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7EGM 8908 Manfred Mann - The One In The Middle Manfred Mann The One In The Middle(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGM 8908 New Zealand 1965 Sell This Version
7EGM-8922 Manfred Mann - No Living Without Loving Manfred Mann No Living Without Loving(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM-8922 New Zealand 1965 Sell This Version
7EGM 8959 Various - Woodwind - The Four Families Of The Orchestra (No. 2) Various Woodwind - The Four Families Of The Orchestra (No. 2)(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 8959 New Zealand 1966 Sell This Version
7EJM 252 Shirley Franklin - A Bedtime Story Shirley Franklin A Bedtime Story(7", Single) His Master's Voice 7EJM 252 New Zealand 1966 Sell This Version