Professor Wurzel's Guide To Collecting The Wurzels Vinyl Records
Adge Cutler and The Wurzels produced a huge number of vinyl records - and if, as a collector, you want to know what pressing you have (or haven't!) got, what sleeve it should be in or if you think you have a rare miss-pressing then these guides should help you. They are packed with information on how to date records from the labels and sleeves, the vinyl matrix run-off details and much, much, more.
Dating Columbia/EMI Album Record Sleeves
12" vinyl albums (LPs) came in all sorts of sleeves over the years - with changes in their construction, logos and sleeve notes to name but a few. This guide should indicate to you when both your sleeve and inner sleeve were made indicating what pressing of the vinyl record it should hold.
Dating Columbia Vinyl Records
All vinyl records came with a paper label fixed on the centre of each side of the disc. The design of the label can be used to date with fair accuracy when your record was pressed by looking at the wording, font and layout amongst other details, all fully explained in this guide.
Vinyl Records Matrix Information
Towards the centre of all vinyl records information is etched into the disc. This information can contain humorous information, name of the cutting engineer or, perhaps most importantly, information on the origin of the recording as indexed by the record company. All is explained in this useful guide.