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Decca Record Co. Ltd., Pressing Plant, UK.

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UK pressing plant of The Decca Record Company Limited, based in New Malden, Surrey, UK. Acquired in 1929 from The Duophone Syndicate Ltd.
UK pressings can be specifically ID'd by the use of the 'BUCKINGHAM' 10-digit alpha code (1 to 0 respectively) for stampers at 3 o'clock on vinyl. Matrices are usually stamped horizontally at 6 o'clock, with numerical Mother at 9 o'clock. Any Tax Code is likely found at 12 o'clock.

Decca Stamper # info (at 3 o’clock)
1-10 B U C K I N G H A M
11-20 BB BU BC BK BI BN BG BH BA BM
21-30 UB UU UC UK UI UN UG UH UA UM
31-40 CB CU CC CK CI CN CG CH CA CM
41-50 KB KU KC KK KI KN KG KH KA KM
51-60 IB IU IC IK II IN IG IH IA IM

111-120 BBB BBU BBC BBK BBI BBN BBG BBH BBA BBM
121-130 BUB BUU BUC BUK BUI BUN BUG BUH BUA BUM
(and so on)

In-house Decca releases were typically mastered and lacquers cut at Decca Studios. The matrix is stamped in a straight line - usually four letters followed by four digits, a hyphen and a '1' followed by a letter which indicates the identity of the lacquer cutting engineer. The aliases/IDs of these Decca engineers are listed in the Decca Studios company profile.
After Decca's acquisition by PolyGram the plant was closed in 1980 and pressings transferred to Europe.

Parent Label:The Decca Record Company Limited
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Decca Record Co. Ltd.,
Burlington Road,
New Malden,
Surrey, UK

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