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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

 

PIN 71 - 1978

 

 

 

 

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

 

Aluminium

Promo sleeve and aluminium record

1978

 

 

 

 

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 Tony Dowsett, England 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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