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Revised 12/1/12

COLUMBIA
OZ Labels and Company Sleeves 1955-1982

Labels

1955
to
1957
SCMO 70000 series
DO 3859 - 1957
to
DO 3873 - 1957
DO 3887 - 1957
to
1959
DO 4075 - 1959
to
1960
One of the oldest labels going back to the early 20th Century established by the “Columbia Graphophone Company” later to be a major part of EMI and became one of the 3 main house labels of EMI. The Australian connection mirrors that of the British label as EMI Limited was the parent company of EMI (Australia).
DO 4123 - 1960
to
.
DO 4131 - 1960
to
.
"Roulette Series"
"Chess Series"
"Roulette Series"
DO 3859 - 1957
DO 3867 - 1957
DO 3904 - 1958
Optional centre
Title in inverted commas
Solid centre
DO 4143 - 1960
to
DO 4367 - 1963
DO 4310 - 1962
DO 4367 - 1963
Cat.No. below Columbia
Cat.No. left
Cat.No. right
DO 4377 - 1963
to
.
DO 4497 - 1964
to
.
DO 4575 - 1965
to
DO 10924 - 1975
DO 8767 - 1968
Occasionally
DO 10785 - 1975
DO 11509 - 1978
DO 682 - 1982
Greek recordings
Italian recordings
Italian recordings
SCDGO 2920 - 1961
to
SCDGO 3043 - 1962
SCMQO 3014 - aug 1965
to
.
SCMQO 3017-  dec 1965
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Sleeves
Range
Front
Back
Details
No 1 a
1956
to
.
Pale blue - Red print
 Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 1 b
.
to
.
Blue - Dark red print
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 1 c
.
to
.
Light blue - Dark red print
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
 
No 2
.
to
1960
Light blue - Red print
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 3
1960
to
1963
   Cut straight  Plastic sleeve  
No 4 a
1963
to
.
Top/bottom pale purple
"REV" can
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 4 b
.
to
.
Top/bottom greyish purple
"REV" can
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 4 c
.
to
.
Blue - blue stripes
"REV" can
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 4 d
.
to
1965
Purple - blue stripes
"REV" can
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 5 a
1965
to
.
Top/bottom pale blue
Use "CLENDISC"
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 5 b
.
to
.
Top/bottom darker blue
Use "CLENDISC"
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 5 c
.
to
.
Pale blue - blue stripes
Use "CLENDISC"
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 6 a
.
to
.
Grey logo
Top/bottom slight purple
Use "CLENDISC"
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 6 b
,
to
.
Black logo
Top/bottom white
Use "CLENDISC"
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 6 c
,
to
.
Purple logo
Top/bottom white
Use "CLENDISC"
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
 
No 6 d
,
to
.
Grey logo
Top/bottom white
Use "CLENDISC"
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
 
No 7 a
,
to
.
Grey logo
Use "CLENDISC"
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
 
No 7 b
,
to
.
Purple logo
Use "CLENDISC"
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
 
No 7 c
,
to
1968
Grey logo - white paper
Use "CLENDISC"
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 8
1968
to
Late 1970
   Cut straight - cut corners  Inside glued  
No 9
Late 1970
to
1975
   Cut straight/notch  Glued bottom/right  Jun 1975
EP sleeves
EP 1
.
to
.
 
   Cut straight  Glued left/right  
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Thanks to Graham Wells, Australia for scans in this section
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Thanks to Jim Barnes - Top 40 Research - Australia  for scans in this section
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45 Discography for Columbia Records from Global Dog Productions
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