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Revised 28/6/14

PHILADELPHIA
INTERNATIONAL
UK Labels and Company Sleeves 1973-1987

Labels

CBS distribution
CBS distribution
CBS distribution
CBS distribution
PIR 1879 - 1973
to
PIR 8964 - 1980
PIR 5580 - 1977
PIR 7728 - 1979
PIR 8202 - 1979
American Philadelphia International was founded by Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff  in 1971. Philadelhpia International UK shared the main CBS series, but had prefix PIR.
All Capitol issues came in picture sleeves.
CBS distribution
Capitol distribution
 
Reissues 2012
PIR A 1030 - 1981
to
A 4613 - 1984
PIR 1 - 1985
to
PIR 6 - 1987
Label discontinued
EPC 5266 - 1976
Philadelphia logo
on the Epic label
ZP7 3001 - 2012
to
ZP7 3006 - 2012
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Sleeves
Range
Front
Back
Details
No 1
PIR 1879 - 1973
to
.
28-30 Theobalds Road
London WC1
Front: "Delga"
   Wavy top  Glued left/right  
No 2
.
to
.

 
28-30 Theobalds Road
London WC1
Front: "Delga"
 Cut straight/notch  Glued left/right   
No 3
.
to
.
28-30 Theobalds Road
London WC1
Back: "Delga"
   Cut straight/notch  Glued left/right   
No 4
.
to
Late 1975
28-30 Theobalds Road
London WC1
   Curved top  Glued left/right   
No 5
Late 1975
to
.
17/19 Soho Square
London W1V 6HE
   Cut straight  Glued left/right   
No 6
.
to
Aug 1978
17/19 Soho Square
London W1V 6HE
   Curved top  Glued left/right  
No 7
Aug 1978
to
.
No address
. Ref 47  Curved top  Glued left/right  

 
No 8
.
to
PIR 4613 - 1984

 
No address
 Later issues in picture sleeves
 Cut straight  Glued left/right  
Reissues 2012
R 1
ZP7 3001 - 2012
to
ZP7 3006 - 2012
   Cut straight - side opening  Inside lued  
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Contact for corrections : erlmehl@online.no
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Thanks to Tony Dowsett, England 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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 Thanks to Bill Williams, England for scans in this section
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Thanks to David Sayers, Kent, England for scans in this section
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  Repro sleeves available from Big Boppa Records
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