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Decca Record Company


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    • Decca (Firm : Great Britain)
    • Decca Record Co.
    • Decca Limited. Decca Record Company
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    • found: Its Main catalogue, Sept. 1982:t.p. (Decca; Decca Record Company Limited) verso t.p. (Decca Record Co. Ltd.)
    • found: Decca records [catalogue], March 1949:title page (The Decca Record Company Ltd, 1-3 Brixton Road, London S.W.9)
    • found: Decca WWW home page, Nov. 19, 1999(Decca can now use its trademark worldwide (in the past the company has released recordings on the "London Records" label in the US, Canada and Japan))
    • found: Grace's Guide to British Industrial History website, viewed 24 November 2020(Decca Record Co acquired the Decca Gramophone Co in 1929 and merged it with the record making facility which [Decca Record Co] already owned in New Malden, Surrey)
    • found: Its Report and accounts for the year ended 31st March 1961:title page (The Decca Record Company Limited) ; 1962: title page (Decca Limited) page 5 (on 2nd April 1962, the Parent Company changed its name from The Decca Record Company Limited to Decca Limited; the business of manufacture and sales of records, record players, radio and television equipment was transferred to a new subsidiary which then changed its name to The Decca Record Company Limited) ; December 1997: title page (The Decca Recording Company) page 1 (its principal activity is the recording, licensing and marketing [of] mainly classical audio and video repertoire) ; June 1999, Directors' report and financial statements: title page (Decca Music Group Limited; formerly The Decca Record Company Limited)
    • found: Companies House Company Information Service website, viewed 24 November 2020:under Company number 00237172 (incorporated on 14 February 1929 as [The Decca Record Company Limited]; name changed to Decca Limited on [2 April 1962])
    • found: Companies House Company Information Service website, viewed 24 November 2020:under Company number 00718329 (incorporated on 19 March 1962 as Acced Limited; [name changed to The Decca Record Company Limited on 2 April 1962], then to Decca Music Group Limited on 3 November 1999)
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    • 1984-10-12: new
    • 2020-11-25: revised
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