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Symbol that looks like the outline of a house = Capitol Records Pressing Plant, Scranton
—◁ = Capitol Records Pressing Plant, Winchester

Pressing Plant Numbers:
6 = All Disc Records, Inc., Roselle, NJ
16 = Sonic Recording Products, Inc./Goldisc Recording Products, Inc.
18 = Presswell
19 = Bestway Products Inc., Mountainside, NJ
22 = Allied Record Company
24 = Monarch Record Mfg. Co., Los Angeles, CA
25 = Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Santa Maria, CA
26 = PRC Recording Company, Compton, CA
30 = Plastic Products
49 = Specialty Records Corporation, Olyphant, PA
53 = Keel Mfg. Corp. (prior to '79); Hauppauge Record Manufacturing Ltd. ('79 and later)
54 = Shelley Products, Huntington Station, NY
56 = Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Pitman, NJ
70 = RCA Records Pressing Plant, Indianapolis, IN
72 = PRC Recording Company, Richmond, IN
73 = Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Terre Haute, IN
74 = Electrosound Group Midwest, Inc.
76 = Hub-Servall Record Mfg. Corp.

London Records label matrix suffix:
AL – Allentown Record Co. Inc.
P – Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Pitman, NJ
TH – Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Terre Haute, IN
SM – Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Santa Maria, CA
SH – Shelley Products, Huntington Station, NY
BW – Bestway Products Inc., Mountainside, NJ
GL – Decca Records Pressing Plant, Gloversville / MCA Pressing Plant, Gloversville, NY
K – Decca Records Pressing Plant, Pinckneyville/MCA Pressing Plant, Pinckneyville
PH – Philips Recording Company, Inc. (until c. Oct. 1972)/PRC Recording Company, Richmond, IN (1972-1990)
W – H.V. Waddell Co., Burbank, CA

Pressing Plant Codes for LPs:
PR = Presswell Records Mfg. Co., Ancora, NJ
LY = Shelley Products, Huntington Station, NY
SP = Specialty Records Corporation, Olyphant, PA
MO = Monarch Record Mfg. Co., Los Angeles, CA
PL = Plastic Products, Inc., Memphis, TN
RI = Philips Recording Company, Inc., Richmond, IN
AR = Allied Record Company, Inc., Los Angeles, CA
CT or CTH = Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Terre Haute
CP = Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Pitman, NJ
CS or CSM = Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Santa Maria (very infrequently)
BW = Bestway Products Inc., Mountainside, NJ
SO = Sonic Recording Products, Inc., Freeport, NY/Hicksville, NY/Holbrook, NY
MG or MGS = MGM Records Division, Bloomfield, NJ

Decca Pressing Plant Codes
◉ LPs/✤45 symbol at the end of the B side label matrix and a stick "1" stamped/etched into the runout = Decca Records Pressing Plant, Gloversville
◆ or ★ symbol at the end of the B side label matrix and a "2" stamped into the runout = Decca Records Pressing Plant, Pinckneyville
◈ symbol at the end of the B side label matrix and a "3" stamped into the runout = Decca Records Pressing Plant, Richmond, IN
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