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Preface

* About Mercury
* About This Site



* Label Varitations
* Matrix Variations
* Innersleeve Variations

* Columns

* blog (not only Merc.)



Mercury Series

* 10000 Series
* 15000 Series (10")
* 20000 Series A
   (-20599)
* 20000 Series B
   (20600-)
* 25000 Series (10")
* 30000 Series (10")
* 35000/JATP/MGC
* 40000 Golden Lyre
* Living Presence
* 80000 Custom
* 90000 Tono
* PPS Series
* SRM Series
* Demo/Sampler



Subsidiaries

* EmArcy 26000 (10")
* EmArcy 36000 (12")
* EmArcy MGE/SRE
* EmArcy EMS
* Wing 12000
* Wing 12100/16100
* Wing 14000/18000
* Wing 60000
* Limelight
* Philips U.S.
* Fontana U.S.
* Smash
* Blue Rock
* Cumberland
* ...



Compact
(33rpm 7")


* Mercury 200/600
* Limelight 300
* Smash 700
* Fontana 750
* Philips 800/2700



Extended Play
(45rpm 7")


* Mercury EP 3000
* Mercury EP 4000
* Mercury EP 5000
* EmArcy EP 6000
* Wing EP 16000
* Mercury MEP
* Childcraft/Playcraft
* miscellaneous


Singles
(45/78rpm)


* Mercury 2000
* Mercury 3000
* Mercury 5000
* Mercury 6000
* Mercury 8000
* Mercury 8900
* Mercury 11000
* Mercury 70000
* Mercury 89000
* EmArcy 16000
* Limelight
* Wing
* Blue Rock
* ...



Index by Artists

Miscellaneous



Links



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Mercury Label Variations

  • Maroon Living Presence
  • Gold Living Presence Golden Lyre
  • Blue Living Presence Tono
  • Red Living Presence Custom Fidelity

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Mercury Promotional Label Variations

There are several variations of label design for special “Promotional” use. The most famous ones are white label with black printing, but there are some exceptions like green/yellow labels.




Yellow Mercury
(Especially prepared for the VM Corporation)
[Yellow Mercury A]
Design and layout are the same as Black Mercury type A, but the label itself is coloured in yellow. You may notice “Especially prepared for the VM Corporation by Mercury Record Corp.” printed at the bottom of the label.



White Mercury
(For Broadcast Only, Monaural)
White Mercury
(For Broadcast Only, Stereo)
[White Mercury B Mono] [White Mercury B Stereo]
This type are white in background, printing all in black.
You may notice the “FOR BROADCAST ONLY * NOT FOR SALE” at the bottom.
This is a STEREO variation of white promotional label.
The design is exactly the same except the “STEREO” indication.



Green Mercury Promotional
(For Broadcast Only)
Yellow Mercury Promotional
(For Broadcast Only)
[Green Mercury C] [Yellow Mercury C]
Design and layout are the same as Red Mercury type A, but the label itself is coloured green. You may notice the “FOR BROADCAST ONLY * NOT FOR SALE” below Mercury logo at the upper left. Design and layout are the same as Red Mercury type A, but the label itself is coloured yellow. You may notice the “FOR BROADCAST ONLY * NOT FOR SALE” at the bottom.



Pink Mercury Promotional
(For Broadcast Only)
Gold Mercury Promotional
(For Broadcast Only)
[Pink Mercury C] [Gold Mercury C]
Design and layout are the same as Red Mercury type A, but the label itself is coloured pink. Unfortunately this platter's label has writing (with oil-based ink) to delete the “FOR BROADCAST ONLY * NOT FOR SALE” at the bottom. Design and layout are the same as Red Mercury type A, but the label itself is coloured gold. You may notice the “FOR BROADCAST ONLY * NOT FOR SALE” at the bottom.



White Mercury Promotional
(Promotional Copy)
[White Mercury Promo]
Design and layout are the same as Red Mercury type A, but the label itself is coloured white. You may notice the “PROMOTIONAL COPY * NOT FOR SALE” below Mercury logo at the upper left.



MATSUBAYASHI 'Shaolin' Kohji <shaolin@rhythmaning.org>
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