limited edition


: an issue of something collectible (such as books, prints, or medals) that is advertised to be limited to a relatively small number of copies

Examples of limited edition in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It is pressed on limited edition purple and green smoky vinyl and remastered for maximum impact. Ron Hart, SPIN, 17 Apr. 2024 The labeling also shows the jam was made in Meghan’s hometown of Montecito and the jars are being sold as part of a limited edition that could make the product pretty pricey. Martha Ross, The Mercury News, 16 Apr. 2024 The Fenty founder also flexed her purse: a limited edition Louis Vuitton monogrammed satchel bag made of fur. Hannah Jackson, Vogue, 12 Apr. 2024 Additionally, the group’s 1964 album, Shut Down, Vol. 2, was released on limited edition blue and white marble vinyl on March 29. Angel Saunders, Peoplemag, 9 Apr. 2024 Its four limited edition vinyl, which many fans noticed was missing five of the streaming tracks, sold 62,000 copies, gave Beyoncé her biggest week in the format and the largest for any vinyl album in 2024. Steven J. Horowitz, Variety, 7 Apr. 2024 Trending on Billboard The limited edition comic book is available now at Feid’s official website FERXXOP.COM. Griselda Flores, Billboard, 6 Apr. 2024 Here's when and where Sonic Drive-In Sonic Drive-In is offering a limited edition drink called the Blackout Slush Float, a black-colored slush drink with a cotton candy and dragonfruit flavor topped with vanilla soft-serve ice cream with blue and purple galaxy sprinkles. Michael Salerno, The Arizona Republic, 4 Apr. 2024 This is a collector’s piece, to be made in a limited edition of 200 watches, in 18k white gold, priced at $180,700. Carol Besler, Forbes, 30 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1818, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of limited edition was in 1818

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“Limited edition.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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