The New Zealand Bootleg - 1981
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—  According to local foke-lore, this was the handiwork of a demented New Zealand collector  —
Apparently, only fifty copies of this New Zealand bootleg were ever pressed, making it undoubtedly one of the most infamous Shads bootlegs ever, and highly sought after by international collectors ..

SM 6580 (1981) Front Cover SM 6580 (1981) Back Cover

Would You Believe It   2nd Issue (1981) - Filmstrip (Alternative) Cover


In 1981 a further number of copies of the bootleg were released (again drawing on the original 50x units pressed in 1979) in this so-called "film-strip" or "alternative" cover format, but this time the covers were professionally lithoed.  These images are from the pristine example in my own collection ..