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Revised 1/8/10

BBC
UK Labels and Company Sleeves 1970-1982

Labels

Lugton distribution
Lugton distribution
Lugton distribution
Philips distribution
RESL 1 - 1970
to
RESL 4 - 1970
RESL 5 - 1971
to
RESL 9 - 1972
RESL 10 - 1973
to
RESL 12 - 1973
RESL 25 - 1975
to
RESL 31  - 1976
BBC Records was started in 1970. Singles issued on the label were mainly themes from BBC television series. Thanks to the airplay which this provided, several of them hit the charts.
PYE distribution
PYE distribution
RCA distribution
PRT distribution
RESL 31 - 1976
to
RESL 38  - 1977
RESL 51 - 1977
to
RESL 87  - 1980
BBC 1  - 1980
RESL 92 - 1980
to
RESL 114  - 1982
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Sleeves
Range
Front
Back
No 1
RESL 1 - 1970
to 
RESL 12 - 1973
Lugton distribution
 Wavy top  Glued left/right  
No 2
RESL 25 - 1975
to
RESL 31 - 1976
Philips distribution
Plain navy blue
.  Curved top  Glued left/right  
No 3
RESL 31 - 1976
to
1980
PYE Distribution
   Curved top  Glued left/right  
No 4
1980
to
RESL 114 - 1982
PYE/PRT distribution
 Later issues in picture sleeves
 Cut straight/notch  Glued left/right  
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Thanks to Tony Dowsett, England for scans in this section
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