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Revised 15/3/14

EMBASSY
UK Labels and Company Sleeves 1958-1965

Labels

WB 288 - jun 1958
to
WB 451 - may 1961
WB 452 - may 1961
to
WB 678 - jan 1965
WT 2001 - feb 1965
to
WT 2003 - mar 1965
WT 2004 - mar 1965
to
WT 2014 - jun 1965
Label discontinued
The following 78 RPM issues were also issued on 45 RPM: WB 159 (Dec. '55), WB 199 (Sep. '56), WB 200
(Sep. '56), WB 212 (Nov.'56), WB 233 (Mar '57), WB 263 (Nov. '57), WB 279 (Apr. '58) and WB 281
(Apr. '58).
Embassy Records was started in 1954 by Oriole Records, a UK budget label that produced cover versions of current hit songs that were sold exclusively through the Woolworth stores. 
The label disappeared after Oriole Records was taken over by CBS Records.
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Sleeves
Range
Front
Back
Details
No 1
WB 263 - 1957
to
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. Ref UK24B  Curved top  Inside glued  
No 2
.
to
WB 451 - 1961
. Ref UK24  Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 3
WB 452 - 1961
to
WB 678 - 1965
. Ref UK24A  Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 4
WT 2001 - 1965
to
WT 2003 - 1965
 
   Cut straight  Glued left/right  
No 5
WT 2004 - 1965
to
WT 2014 - 1965
 
   Cut straight  Glued left/right  
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Contact for corrections
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Thanks to Bill Williams, England for scans in this section
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Thanks to Tony Dowsett, England for scans in this section
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  Repro sleeves available from Big Boppa Records
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