Capitol Records Pressing Plant, Winchester

Capitol Records Pressing Plant, Winchester

Profile:
Capitol Records Distribution Corporation announced in 1968 the purchasing of land in Winchester, Va for a new record and tape production plant. The Winchester plant began construction in 1968 and production in 1969. The plant initially had a workforce of 250 people. This plant complemented the other existing manufacturing facilities of Capitol in Scranton, Jacksonville and Los Angeles. In 1969 Capitol Records Pressing Plant, Scranton began phasing out their vinyl manuacturing in favor of the new Winchester plant.

The identifiable runout marking is a “Winchester” rifle: ─◁ (examples here of more cryptic variations ).
Winchester pressings had a 1.390625" diameter pressing ring; Side 1 had another, smaller ring, next to the spindle hole, of 0.34375" diameter while Side 2's smaller ring was 0.53125".
Additional & Complementary identifiers for Warner Bros. releases that were pressed by Capitol had the following codes on the lacquer numbers;
(The "W" in the 2nd position indicates "Warner")
- WW - for Winchester Plant
- JW - for Jacksonville Plant
- LW - for Los Angeles Plant
Sites:
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Label


Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
1A 264-400132 Missing Persons Spring Session M(Cass, Album) Capitol Records 1A 264-400132 Europe 1982 Sell This Version
1 C 006-92 572 The 8th Day She's Not Just Another Woman(7") Invictus 1 C 006-92 572 Germany 1971 Sell This Version
1C 244-05 492 Ringo Starr Ringo(Cass, Album) Apple Records 1C 244-05 492 Germany 1973 Sell This Version
2B 3409 Antonio Carlos Jobim Terra Brasilis(2xLP, Album, RE, Gat) Warner Bros. Records 2B 3409 US 1983 Sell This Version
2 BR 6952 Todd Rundgren Todd(2xLP, Album) Bearsville 2 BR 6952 US 1974 Sell This Version
2BS 2760 Van Morrison It's Too Late To Stop Now (Album) 2BS 2760 US 1974 Sell This Version
2BS 3140 Little Feat Waiting For Columbus (Album) 2BS 3140 US 1978 Sell This Version
2BSK 3257 John Williams (4) Superman The Movie (Original Sound Track)(2xLP, Album) Warner Bros. Records 2BSK 3257 US 1978 Sell This Version
2BSK 3538 Little Feat Hoy-Hoy!(2xLP, Album) Warner Bros. Records 2BSK 3538 US 1981 Sell This Version
2BSK 3654 Simon & Garfunkel The Concert In Central Park (Album) 2BSK 3654 US 1982 Sell This Version
2 CP 0185 Elvin Bishop Raisin' Hell(2xLP, Album, Gat) Capricorn Records, Capricorn Records, Capricorn Records 2 CP 0185 US 1977 Sell This Version
2D 2290 Zappa* Zappa In New York (Album) 2D 2290 US 1978 Sell This Version
2GHS 4012 F Peter Gabriel Plays Live(2xLP, Album) Geffen Records, Geffen Records 2GHS 4012 F US 1983 Sell This Version
2HS 3350 Fleetwood Mac Tusk(2xLP, Album) Warner Bros. Records 2HS 3350 US 1979 Sell This Version
2LS 2939 Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen* We've Got A Live One Here!(2xLP, Album, Gat) Warner Bros. Records 2LS 2939 US 1976 Sell This Version
2MS 2024 The Mothers Of Invention* Uncle Meat(2xLP, Album, RE, Gat) Reprise Records 2MS 2024 US 1974 Sell This Version
2MS 2027 Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band* Trout Mask Replica(2xLP, Album, RE, Win) Reprise Records 2MS 2027 US 1977 Sell This Version
2MS 2083 The Beach Boys Carl And The Passions – So Tough / Pet Sounds (Album) 2MS 2083 US Unknown Sell This Version
2R 2214 Pete Seeger & Arlo Guthrie Pete Seeger & Arlo Guthrie - Pete Seeger & Arlo Guthrie Together In Concert(2xLP, Album, RP) Warner Bros. Records 2R 2214 US Unknown Sell This Version
2RS 2237 Gordon Lightfoot Gord's Gold (Album, Comp) 2RS 2237 US 1975 Sell This Version
2RS 2245 Jimi Hendrix The Essential Jimi Hendrix(2xLP, Comp, RE) Reprise Records 2RS 2245 US 1979 Sell This Version
2 RS 6307 The Jimi Hendrix Experience Electric Ladyland (Album) 2 RS 6307 US 1975 Sell This Version
2RX 2296 Neil Young & Crazy Horse Live Rust (Album) 2RX 2296 US 1979 Sell This Version
2SR 3590 Talking Heads The Name Of This Band Is Talking Heads(2xLP, Album) Sire 2SR 3590 US 1982 Sell This Version
2 WB 3198 Charlie Parker The Very Best Of Bird(2xLP, Comp, Win) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records 2 WB 3198 US 1977 Sell This Version
2WB 3608 The Marshall Tucker Band Where We All Belong(2xLP, Album, RE, Gat) Warner Bros. Records 2WB 3608 US Unknown Sell This Version
2WS 1830 The Grateful Dead Live/Dead (Album) 2WS 1830 US 1973 Sell This Version
2WS 2701 Deep Purple Made In Japan(2xLP, Album, RE, Gat) Warner Bros. Records 2WS 2701 US 1975 Sell This Version
2WX 3288 Public Image Ltd.* Second Edition(2xLP, Album, Gat) Island Records 2WX 3288 US 1979 Sell This Version
2XS 6332 Wild Man Fischer An Evening With Wild Man Fischer(2xLP, Album, RP) Reprise Records, Bizarre Records, Reprise Records 2XS 6332 US 1974 Sell This Version
2XS 6454 The Kinks The Kink Kronikles(2xLP, Comp, RP, Spe) Reprise Records 2XS 6454 US 1981 Sell This Version
3C 064-85737 The J. Geils Band Sanctuary.(LP, Album) EMI America 3C 064-85737 Italy 1979 Sell This Version
3FS 2300 Frank Sinatra Trilogy: Past, Present & Future(3xLP, Album) Reprise Records 3FS 2300 US 1980 Sell This Version
3RS 2257 Neil Young Decade(3xLP, Comp, Tri) Reprise Records 3RS 2257 US 1976 Sell This Version
3WS 3146 The Band The Last Waltz(3xLP, Album) Warner Bros. Records 3WS 3146 US Unknown Sell This Version
3WX 2668 The Grateful Dead Europe '72(3xLP, Album, RE, WN ) Warner Bros. Records 3WX 2668 US Unknown Sell This Version
4XT-12177 The Motels All Four One(Cass, Album) Capitol Records 4XT-12177 US 1982 Sell This Version
4XT-17171 Kate Bush Hounds Of Love(Cass, Album, CW,) EMI America 4XT-17171 US 1985 Sell This Version
8WM-2948 Candi Staton Young Hearts Run Free(8-Trk) Warner Bros. Records 8WM-2948 Canada 1976 Sell This Version
—◁ 12 The Beatles Yesterday And Today(LP, RE, Gre) Capitol Records, Capitol Records —◁ 12 US 1969 Sell This Version
1050 The Markley Band Sunrise(7", Single) Accord (2) 1050 US 1980 Sell This Version
1217 Sutherland Brothers And Quiver Sutherland Brothers And Quiver - (I Don't Wanna Love You But) You Got Me Anyway(7", Single) Island Records 1217 US 1973 Sell This Version
1415 Kenny Rogers I Don't Need You / Without You In My Life(7", Single) Liberty 1415 US 1981 Sell This Version
1601TF Smokey Robinson Tell Me Tomorrow - Part I & Part II (Single) 1601TF US 1981 Sell This Version
1822 Badfinger No Matter What(7", Single) Apple Records 1822 US 1970 Sell This Version
1826 Billy Preston My Sweet Lord / Little Girl(7", Single) Apple Records 1826 US 1970 Sell This Version
1827 John Lennon, Plastic Ono Band* John Lennon, Plastic Ono Band* - Mother(7", Single, Mono, RE) Apple Records 1827 US 1971 Sell This Version
1828 George Harrison What Is Life (Single) 1828 US 1971 Sell This Version
1829 Paul McCartney Another Day (Single) 1829 US 1971 Sell This Version
1831 Ringo Starr It Don't Come Easy(7", Single) Apple Records 1831 US 1971 Sell This Version
1832 Ronnie Spector Try Some, Buy Some / Tandoori Chicken(7", Single) Apple Records 1832 US 1971 Sell This Version
1837 Paul & Linda McCartney Uncle Albert / Admiral Halsey (Single) 1837 US 1971 Sell This Version
1840 John Lennon, Plastic Ono Band* John Lennon, Plastic Ono Band* - Imagine (Single) 1840 US 1978 Sell This Version
1857 Wings (2) Hi, Hi, Hi / C Moon(7", Single) Apple Records 1857 US 1972 Sell This Version
1861 Paul McCartney & Wings* My Love(7") Apple Records 1861 US 1973 Sell This Version
1862 George Harrison Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth)(7", Single) Apple Records 1862 US 1973 Sell This Version
1868 John Lennon Mind Games(7", Single) Apple Records 1868 US 1973 Sell This Version
1870 Ringo* You're Sixteen(7") Apple Records 1870 US 1973 Sell This Version
1871 Paul McCartney & Wings* Jet (Single) 1871 US 1973 Sell This Version
1872 Ringo Starr Oh My My(7", Single) Apple Records 1872 US 1973 Sell This Version
1873 Paul McCartney & Wings* Band On The Run(7", Single) Apple Records 1873 US 1973 Sell This Version
1874 John Lennon With The Plastic Ono Nuclear Band* John Lennon With The Plastic Ono Nuclear Band* - Whatever Gets You Thru The Night(7", Single) Apple Records 1874 US 1974 Sell This Version
1877 George Harrison Dark Horse (Single) 1877 US 1974 Sell This Version
1881 John Lennon Stand By Me(7", Single) Apple Records 1881 US 1975 Sell This Version
2029 Otis Redding / The Jimi Hendrix Experience Otis Redding / The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Historic Performances Recorded At The Monterey International Pop Festival(LP, Comp, RE) Reprise Records, Reprise Records 2029 US 1979 Sell This Version
2138 The Beatles Lady Madonna(7", Single, RE) Capitol Records 2138 US 1978 Sell This Version
2276 The Beatles Hey Jude(7", Single, RE) Capitol Records 2276 US 1976 Sell This Version
2654 The Beatles Something / Come Together(7", Single, RE) Capitol Records 2654 US 1983 Sell This Version
2738 Anne Murray Snowbird(7", Single) Capitol Records 2738 US 1970 Sell This Version
2995 George Harrison My Sweet Lord / Isn't It A Pity(7", Single) Apple Records 2995 US 1970 Sell This Version
3009 Bloodrock D.O.A.(7", Single) Capitol Records 3009 US 1970 Sell This Version
3086 The Fortunes Here Comes That Rainy Day Feeling Again(7", Single) Capitol Records 3086 US 1971 Sell This Version
3094 Sovereign Collection Mozart 40(7", Single) Capitol Records 3094 US 1971 Sell This Version
3159 Anne Murray Talk It Over In The Morning(7", Single) Capitol Records 3159 US 1971 Sell This Version
3160 Grand Funk Railroad Gimme Shelter(7", Single) Capitol Records 3160 US 1971 Sell This Version
3212 Nancy Wilson The Greatest Performance Of My Life(7") Capitol Records 3212 US 1971 Sell This Version
3215 Buck* & Buddy* Buck* & Buddy* - Too Old To Cut The Mustard / Wham Bam(7", Single) Capitol Records 3215 US 1972 Sell This Version
3231 Helen Reddy No Sad Song(7", Single) Capitol Records 3231 US 1972 Sell This Version
3236 Red Simpson I'm A Truck(7", Single, Mono) Capitol Records 3236 US 1974 Sell This Version
3242 The Persuasions Don't Know Why I Love You(7") Capitol Records 3242 US 1972 Sell This Version
3255 Grand Funk Railroad Footstompin' Music (Single) 3255 US 1971 Sell This Version
3298 Red Simpson Country Western Truck Drivin' Singer(7", Single) Capitol Records 3298 US Unknown Sell This Version
3316 Grand Funk Railroad Upsetter / No Lies(7", Single) Capitol Records 3316 US 1972 Sell This Version
3340 Rick Springfield Speak To The Sky / Why?(7") Capitol Records 3340 US 1972 Sell This Version
3348 Raspberries Go All The Way / With You In My Life(7", Single) Capitol Records 3348 US 1972 Sell This Version
3350 Helen Reddy I Am Woman (Single) 3350 US 1972 Sell This Version
3364 Red Simpson Hold On Ma'm (You Got Yourself A Honker)(7", Single) Capitol Records 3364 US 1972 Sell This Version
3452 Edward Bear Last Song(7", Single) Capitol Records 3452 US 1972 Sell This Version
3473 Raspberries I Wanna Be With You / Goin' Nowhere Tonight(7", Single) Capitol Records 3473 US 1972 Sell This Version
3475 Sonny James I'll Follow You(7", Single) Capitol Records 3475 US 1972 Sell This Version
3478-2 Prince Dirty Mind(CD, Album) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records 3478-2 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
3511 Skylark (3) Wildflower(7", Single) Capitol Records 3511 US 1973 Sell This Version
3527 Helen Reddy What Would They Say / Peaceful(7", Single) Capitol Records 3527 US 1972 Sell This Version
3581 Edward Bear Close Your Eyes(7", Single) Capitol Records 3581 US 1973 Sell This Version
3582 Tony Booth What A Liar I Am / Loving You(7") Capitol Records 3582 US 1972 Sell This Version
3584 Dave Collins (6) Ride Your Pony(7") Capitol Records 3584 US 1973 Sell This Version
3584 Dave Collins (6) Ride Your Pony(7", Promo) Capitol Records 3584 US 1973 Sell This Version
3597 George McCannon III Sunday Son / Country Boy(7", Single, Mono) Capitol Records 3597 US 1973 Sell This Version
3609 Pink Floyd Money(7", Single) Harvest 3609 US 1973 Sell This Version
3627 Blue Swede Hooked On A Feeling(7", Single) EMI 3627 US 1973 Sell This Version

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Gelid

Gelid

November 9, 2014
Why would Madonna's debut album be pressed at Capitol's Winchester, VA plant? Madonna was on Sire Records, which was owned by Warner Brothers at the time. Just wondering...