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Revised 4/3/14

PINNACLE
US Labels and Company Sleeves 1974-1984

Labels

P 8401 - 1974
to
P 8402 - 1974
P 8408 - 1975
to
P 8417 - 1976
P 8415 - 1976
to
P 8456 - 1978
P 8449 - 1977
to
P 8452 1977
Contract pressings
Pinnacle's music division Audio Services Ltd., was primarily known for the distribution of over 400 independent record labels in the UK, but it also consisted of its own record label. Pinnacle went on to become one of Britain's busiest and biggest independent distributors, a position which it still holds today.
PIN 65 - 1978
PIN 21 - 1979
to
PIN 26 - 1979
Firebird logo on top
PIN 64
PIN 67
to
PIN 75
PIN 1
to 
PIN 15
PIN 71 - 1978
Occasionally
Contract press ?
PIN 33 - 1980
to
1984
Several series and prefixes used
Most records in picture sleeves
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Sleeves
Range
Front
Back
Details
No 1
P 8409 - 1975
to
P 8417 - 1976
St. Mary Cray,
Orpington, Kent BR5 3QJ
 Cut straight/notch  Glued left/right  
No 2
P 8416 - 1976
to
P 8456 - 1978
St. Mary Cray,
Orpington, Kent
   Cut notch - high top  Glued left/right  
No 3
1978
to
1979
Cray Avenue
Orpington, Kent BR5 3QJ
Printer
   Cut straight/notch  Glued left/right  
No 4
1980
to
.
Thin cardboard
Cray Avenue
Orpington, Kent BR5 3QJ
+ London address
   Cut straight/notch  Inside glued  
No 5
.
to
.
Thin cardboard
Cray Avenue
Orpington, Kent BR5 3QJ
   Cut straight/notch  Glued left/right  
No 6
.
to
1984
Thin cardboard
Cray Avenue
Orpington, Kent BR5 3QJ
   Cut straight/notch  Inside glued  
Special sleeve for Flintlock
S 1
P 8419 - 1976
and
P 8428 - 1976 (?)
   Cut straight/notch  Glued left/right  
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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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