MCA
OZ Labels and Company Sleeves 1968-1986

Labels

Cat.no. at the bottom
Cat.no. right hand side
Bottom permeter print
MCA 1002 - 1968
to
MCA 1150 - 1970
MCA 1289 - 1972
to
Mid 1975
1976
to
MCA 1642 - 1979
MCA Records appeared on the Australian market in 1968. First distributed by Astor until Astor ceased operations, then WEA.
Astor distribution
Astor distribution
Astor distribution
WEA distribution
MCA 1669 - 1980
to
.
MCS 10404 - 1982
Reissue - US numbering
MCA 41304 - 1980
to
.
MCA 51146 - 1985
South Coast Records
WEA distribution
1984
to
End of vinyl
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Sleeves
Range
Front
Back
Details
No 1
1968
to
1970
...
For sleeve details
(different types)
See Astor Records
....
 Cut straight  Glued bottom/right  
No 2
1970
to
1975
.....
For sleeve details
(different types)
See Astor Records
....
   Cut straight  Glued bottom/right  
No 3
1976
to
.
Very thin paper
Text far left
   Cut straight  Glued bottom/right  
No 4
.
to
.
Text moved right
   Cut straight  Glued bottom/right  
No 5
.
to
.
Text centered
   Cut straight  Glued bottom/right  
No 6
.
to
.
Text centered
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 7
.
to
.
Astor Records
Back only
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 8
.
to
.
Astor Records
Front only
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 9
.
to
.
Astor Records
Both sides
 
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 10
.
to
1984
Astor Records
Both sides
 
   Cut straight - white top  Inside glued  
No 11
1984
to
.
Text on the front
WEA distribution
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 12
.
to
1986
Text on the back
WEA distribution
   Cut straight  Inside glued