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Revised 25/9/12

FEDERAL
US Labels and Company Sleeves 1950-1975

Labels

Gold top
Silver top
No "High Fidelity"
"High Fidelity"
12001 - 1950
to
12129 - 1953
12130 - 1953
to
12196 - 1954
12197 - 1954
to
12244 - 1955
12245 - 1955
to
12428 - 1961
Federal Records was a subsidiary of King Records started in late 1950.
When King Records was sold to Starday Records in October 1968,  Federal went with it.
High Fidelity
STEREO
Distributed by King..
12185 - 1954
Reissue
12352 - 1959
STEREO
12443 - 1961
to
12545 - 1967
Starday-King
Gusto
12553 - 1970
to
12560 - 1971
Reissues by
Gusto Records
1975
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Sleeves
Range
Front
Back
Details
No 1
1953
to 
.
 Cut straight/notch  Glued bottom/right  
No 2
.
to 
1958
. Ref 122  Cut straight/notch  Glued bottom/right  
No 3
1958
to 
1962
. Ref 127A  Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 4
1962
to 
12545 - 1967
 
.  Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 5
12553 - 1970
to 
12560 - 1971
Starday-King
   Curved top  Glued left/right  
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Contact for corrections : erlmehl@online.no
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Thanks to Middle-Earth Records for scans in this section
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Thanks to Jim Ronat, Highland, Illinois for scans in this section
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Thanks to Dave Budlong, Portland, Oregon for info in this section
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Thanks to Franz Zeleny, Austria for scans in this section
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  Repro sleeves available from Big Boppa Records
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45 Discography for Federal Records from Global Dog Productions
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