Prior to that, starting in 1963, the Official Beatles Fan Club in Britain and in the US sent members a one-sided flexi disc each December containing Christmas greetings and lots of larking about by the Fab Four. The flexidiscs were each housed in unique covers:
The Christmas Records ‘limited edition’ box set will be accompanied by a booklet and will be released on December 15 this year.
The seven individually coloured vinyl discs are:
If you want to get a better idea of some of the Christmas Records frivolity check out this medley of all seven discs, mashed together by Tom Teeley.
The official Beatles press release is here.