Started adding the 45 collection in 2014 after buying a jukebox. Currently working on the "M"'s. Next will be the Lp's, then CD's, if I live long enough! I used to work at Mr. Record in Santa Monica, CA during the 80's for most of its existence, and started collecting in the late 70's.

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Capitol pressing plant logos:
-◁ 'Longhorn' = Winchester, PA
★ 'Shining Star' = Los Angeles, CA
IAM 'Triangle' = Scranton, PA
() 'Octogon' = Jacksonville, IL

Decca:
(1) ✤ / ◉ = Gloversville
(2) ◆ = Pinckneyville
(3) ◈ = Richmond

MCA:
(1) ⧈-G-⧈ = Gloversville
(2) ◈-P-◈ = Pinckneyville

Atlantic:
PR = Presswell Records Mfg. Co., Ancora, NJ
LY = Shelley Products, Huntington Station, NY
SP = Specialty Records Corp., Olyphant, PA
MO = Monarch Record Mfg. Co., Los Angeles, CA
PL = Plastic Products, Inc., Memphis, TN
RI = PRC Recording Corp., Richmond, IN
AR = Allied Record Co., Inc., Los Angeles, CA
CT or CTH = Columbia, Terra Haute, IN
CP = Columbia (Pitman, NJ)
CS or CSM = Columbia (Santa Maria, CA)
MG = MGM Record Mfg. Division in Bloomfield, NJ

Others:
MR = Monarch Record Mfg. Co.

L-100000-X = Mastered At - Greg Lee Processing
Drumsticks = Artisan Sound Recorders
LW = Mastered At – Longwear Plating

Resources:
http://www.globaldogproductions.info/
http://www.bigboppa.co.uk/45-sleeves/
http://www.recordcollectorsguild.org/
http://www.goldminemag.com/
http://www.bsnpubs.com/
http://www.anorakscorner.com/PressingPlantInfo.html
https://richmondaudiosociety.com/2012/07/02/dead_wax_inscriptions/
https://www.discogs.com/lists/US-Record-Pressing-Plants/213755
https://www.discogs.com/lists/UK-Record-Pressing-Plants/337081
https://manytools.org/facebook-twitter/strikethrough-text/

http://www.bmi.com/search/
https://www.ascap.com/Home/ace-title-search/index.aspx
http://cocatalog.loc.gov/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?DB=local&PAGE=First
http://playlists.christmachine.com/cutting-vinyl/dead-wax-deadwax-list-full-length-continued-from-main-day-page/
https://www.discogs.com/forum/thread/743281

http://www.45rpmrecords.com/date_monarch.php
http://copypastecharacter.com/all-characters
https://reference.discogslabs.com/wiki/identifiers-on-european-cbs-and-sony-music-releases
https://support.discogs.com/hc/en-us/articles/360001568133-Account-Settings-FAQ#format
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