London Stereo Treasury Series Label Guide

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Labelography

US LP labels - London Records Classical - Stereo Treasury Series

All London Records Classical releases are US only, remember the guidelines:
7.1. Release Country
7.1.2. The country is NOT where the release was manufactured.
THIS IS A WORK IN PROGRESS TO BE RESEARCHED
1. Additional series introduction and cover designs to help date a release.

TOMATO RED WITH SILVER FONT

Tomato red label with Silver Font = January 1967 - December 1976
Four versions with Made in England. In order:

A. Red label with silver font, MADE IN ENGLAND BY THE DECCA RECORD CO.LTD. at top; ALL RIGHTS... at bottom, deep groove.
Inverted Matrix in various forms (ZAL.15001) ZAL 15001
Tax Code may appear above Matrix but will be in runouts. KT from January 1967 to November 22, 1968; JT from November 23, 1968 to April 1, 1973

URS1 (January 1967 to April 1969)

Red label with silver font, MADE IN ENGLAND BY THE DECCA RECORD CO.LTD. at top; ALL RIGHTS... at bottom, deep groove

KT (January 1967 to November 22, 1968)

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JT (After November 23, 1968)

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No Tax Code

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URS1A (May 1969* to December 1970)

Red label with silver font, MADE IN ENGLAND BY THE DECCA RECORD CO.LTD. at top; ALL RIGHTS... at bottom, center pressing ring

No Tax Code

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*STS 15083 Also Sprach Zarathustra was very popular release but all early pressings, as of now, are URS1A. It was released in November 1968

URS2 (January 1971 to December 1976)

Red label with silver font, MADE IN ENGLAND • THE DECCA RECORD CO.LTD. at top; ALL RIGHTS... at top, center pressing ring
No tax codes on this. Introduced 1971? - December 1976?

URS2CPR Matrix with (XXX.NNNN)

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URS2 Matrix with †XXX.NNNN†

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URS2 Matrix with /XXX.NNNN/

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URS2 Matrix only XXX NNNN or XXXNNNN

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UORS3 (January 1977 to September 1978)

Orange red label with black font, MADE IN ENGLAND • THE DECCA RECORD CO.LTD. at top; ALL RIGHTS... at top
Introduction of the Treasury Series branding. Labels still have Stereo Treasury Series

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UYS4 (October 1978 to June 1982)

Yellow Label with Treasury Series at bottom, large side number at top, MADE IN USA.

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UYS5 (June 1982 to September 1983)

Yellow Label with London Treasury Logo at top, MADE IN USA at top, POLYGRAM CLASSICS, INC. at bottom

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UYS5 Layout variant

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Series Branding

1. Stereo Treasury Series

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2. UK Flag sts STEREO TREASURY SERIES

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3. TREASURY SERIES UK Flag with RECORD IMPORTED FROM ENGLAND

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4. TREASURY SERIES Red and white stripe with Imported Pressing

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5. TREASURY SERIES

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6. London TREASURY

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