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Revised 25/11/12

WARNER BROS.
UK Labels and Company Sleeves 1960-1989

Labels

WB 1 - 1960
to
WB 17 - 1960
WB 18 - 1960
to
WB 162 - 1965
WB 5616 - 1965
to
WB 8018 - 1970
Jump from 5900 to 7056 in 1967
WB 6029 - 1968
to
WB 6104 - 1970
WB 8021 - 1971
to
WB 8029 - 1971
K 16001 - 1971
to
K 16262 - 1973
K 16264 - 1973
to
K 16587 - 1975
K 16599 - 1975
to
K 17211 - 1978
K 16690 - 1976
to
K 16742 - 1976
Occasionally
K 17220 - 1978
to
K 17997 - 1982
W 9897 - 1982
to
W 7528 - 1989
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Sleeves
Range
Front
Back
Details
No 1
EWB 1 - 1960
to 
.
© 1960
Decca distribution
 Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 2
.
to
WB 162 - 1965
©  1960
Decca distribution
. Ref 77A  Curved top  Inside glued  
No 3
WB 5616 - 1965
to
1968
Pye Distribution
. Ref 77  Cut straight   Inside glued   
No 4
1968
to
WB 8018 - 1970
Warner Bros Seven Arts
PYE distribution
   Wavy top  Inside glued  
No 5
WB 8021 - 1971
to
WB 8029 - 1971
PYE distribution
Warner Bros Seven Arts
   Wavy top  Inside glued  
No 6
K 16001 - 1971
to
.
 
 Wavy top  Glued bottom/right  
No 7
.
to
.
Printed in U.K.
   Wavy top  Glued bottom/right  
No 8
.
to 
K 16587 - 1975
Printed in U.K.
. Ref 77B  Cut straight/notch  Glued bottom/right  
No 9
K 16599 - 1975
to 
.
Colour
   Cut straight/notch  Glued bottom/right  
No 10
.
to
.
Colour
   Cut straight/notch  Glued left/right  
No 11
.
to
K 17211 - 1978
B/W
   Cut straight/notch  Glued left/right  
No 12
K 17220 - 1978
to
1980
   Cut straight/notch  Glued bottom/right  
No 13
1980
to
1981
   Crved top  Glued left/right  
No 14
1981
to
1982
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For sleeve details
(different types)
see WEA Records
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   Curved top  Glued left/right  
No 15
1982
to
1989
....
For sleeve details
(different types)
see WEA Records
....
   Curved top  Glued left/right  
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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 Ade Macrow, England for scans in this section
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Thanks to Karl-Heinz Decker, Germany for scans in this section
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Thanks to John Villanova, New York for scans in this section
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Thanks to Bill Williams, England for scans in this section
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  Repro sleeves available from Big Boppa Records
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