Columbia cover manufacturers

At the bottom right corner of Columbia back covers is usually a numeric code:

Columbia-covers-manufacturer-codes-LJC-1800

WB (quoting Bruce Spitzer) , BeatleFan, Perry Cox,  these identify the following LP cover manufacturers:

2  Imperial Paper Box Corp., Inc. of Brooklyn, NY .
3  Modern Album of Long Island, NY
4  Imperial Packing Co., Inc. of Indianapolis, IN
5  Modern Album of Terre Haute, IN > Los Angeles
6  Imperial Packing Co., Inc. of Indianapolis, IN  > LA or Winchester
7  Columbia 1969 (original or subsidiary label)
8  Decca? c. 1966
9  Modern Album of Terre Haute, IN >  Jacksonville, IL

Source: WB on Hoffman thread

.There is a 1 code  missing from the list ( pictured below).

Columbia-cover--manufacturer-code-1-LJC

1 code from Columbia CL 1397 Dave Brubeck Time Out (CBS)

Kind-Of-Blue-white-label-mono-promo-jackets-(1959).jpg

We know KoB promo was pressed in 1959, the jacket manufacturers are local to the plant, we know:  2. Imperial Paper Box Corp, Brooklyn  NY;   4. Imperial Packing Indianapolis,   6.  Imperial Packing when supplying West Coast pressing plants.

 

 

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