The original first pressing of the Beatles "Abbey Road" can be recognized by the following attributes:
Label: The standard dark green Apple label
The label does NOT have "Sold in the U.K..." statement.
The label has "Mfd. in U.K.".
The label has "Produced by George Martin"
The inner sleeve is white and Made in England.
The label does NOT include reference to the track "Her Majesty."
Matrix/Stamper codes: YEX 749-2, YEX 750-1
Two variations of the covers and inner sleeve exists.
The Apple records logo on the back cover is misaligned and printed near the left.
The arm of the lady is more or less visible on some of the back covers
The inner sleeve is either black or white with a die-cut center hole