Madonna
Like a Virgin
Sire 9 25157
made in West Germany for US & international markets
color scheme: yellow background with purple reticle and black lettering
genre: pop/rock
LP originally released in 1984

above: MADE IN WEST || GERMANY on disc face,
MADE IN W. GERMANY BY PDO is etched around the center hole.


MADE IN WEST GERMANY BY POLYGRAM
Matrix number: 7599 25157-2 2893 736 01 # [CH]
These are the only two disc variations that I am aware of.


front cover of the twelve-page booklet
Page eleven states "Manufactured by PolyGram in Hanover, West Germany
Printed in West Germany"


Rear tray insert, "Printed in West Germany" with barcode.
"925 157-2" is printed on the reverse.
I found the POLYGRAM variation with this back inlay.


Rear tray insert, "Printed in U.S.A." with UPC. Note the lighter color of the inlay.
I found the PDO variation with this back inlay.


Rear tray insert, "Printed in U.S.A." with UPC.
It's hard to tell from this scan, but the wings are gray, instead of black.
I found the POLYGRAM variation with this back inlay.

Notes: This disc is not terribly scarce, but it is in high demand.
Not impossible to find, but it does present a challenge.

Jewel case info: (POLYGRAM in West German inserts) smooth frosted two-dimple, nothing emboosed on the back.
"23" is embossed on one tab and "51" is embossed on the back portion, inside bottom center.
Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 4.3"