RCA Quadradisc Label Guide

Parent: RCA Red Seal Label Guide Overview


US “Quadradisc” Labels

Note: Some Quadradisc releases also feature “RCA Red Seal” on covers. Quadradisc releases are not classified as a series on Discogs.


US-RS-Q-1 - 1972

RCA Red Seal USRSQ1 Labels
RCA Red Seal USRSQ1 Labels

  • Labelography Code: US-RS-Q-1: US | Red Seal | Quadraphonic | Iteration 1
  • Release Dates: 1972–1973
  • Notes
    • Large quadradisc logo in yellow at label center above spindle hole
    • White “RCA” text at label bottom
    • 4 colorband circle around rim of label
    • Small pressing ring
    • Dyanaflex
    • TMK(s) ® Registered • Marca(s) Registrada(s) • RCA Corporation—Made in U.S.A.
    • ℗ 19XX RCA RECORDS
    • Introduced with ARD1-0002 (to be confirmed)

US-RS-Q-2 - 1973

RCA Red Seal USRSQ2 Labels
RCA Red Seal USRSQ2 Labels

  • Labelography Code: US-RS-Q-2: US | Red Seal | Quadraphonic | Iteration 2
  • Release Dates: 1973–1974
  • Notes
    • Large quadradisc logo in yellow at label top
    • Gold “RCA” text at label bottom
    • Small pressing ring
    • TMK(s) ® Registered • Marca(s) Registrada(s) • Radio Corporation—Made in U.S.A.
    • ℗ 19XX RCA RECORDS
    • Introduced with ARD1-0014 (to be confirmed)

US-RS-Q-3 - 1974

RCA Red Seal USRSQ3 Labels
RCA Red Seal USRSQ3 Labels

  • Labelography Code: US-RS-Q-3: US | Red Seal | Quadraphonic | Iteration 3
  • Release Dates: 1974–1975
  • Notes
    • Quadradisc logo in white with yellow D at label bottom
    • Large RCA logo in white on left side of label
    • Small pressing ring
    • TMK(s) ® RCA Corp.—Made in U.S.A.
    • ℗ 19XX RCA RECORDS
    • Introduced with ARD1-XXXX (to be confirmed)

US-RS-Q-4 - 1976

RCA Red Seal USRSQ4 Labels
RCA Red Seal USRSQ4 Labels

  • Labelography Code: US-RS-Q-4: US | Red Seal | Quadraphonic | Iteration 4
  • Release Dates: 1976
  • Notes
    • Large RCA logo in white at label top
    • Nipper (dog) image top right
    • White “Quadradisc” text at label left
    • Small pressing ring
    • TMK(s) ® RCA Corp.—Made in U.S.A.
    • Introduced with ARD1-1559 (to be confirmed)