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ABBREVIATIONS

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ABBREVIATION FULL LENGTH WORDING
 
 
2CDDouble CD
2LPdouble LP
3LP/4LPTriple/Quadrouple LP
4545 RPM Record
7878 RPM Record
altAlternative
B/WBacked With
B & WBlack and White
bkback
cassCassette
cassingCassette Single
Cat NoCatalogue Number
CDCompact Disc
CD singCompact Disc Single (see also below)
CD33" Compact Disc Single
CD55" Compact Disc Single
CDR, CD-RCD Rom
CD-RWRe-Writable CD Rom
cnr Corner
coCompany
COCut-Out
COHCut-Out Hole
compCompilation
custCustom
d/packDouble Pack
dbl, dbleDouble
DigiDigipack
DJDisc Jockey
ednEdition
EPExtended Play
EXExcellent, Refers to condition of record
expExperimental
extExtended
flexiFlexidisc
g/f, g/foldGatefold
instInstrumental
indIndie
intlInternational
LP Long Playing Record
magMagazine
MMint (perfect), Refers to condition of record
NMNear Mint, Refers to condition of record
No, #Number
No'dNumbered
p/sPicture Sleeve
PD, pic discPicture Disc
polyPolythene
PROPromo
PRO CD(s)Promo CD (single)
progProgressive
ptPart
ptsParts
QuadQuadrophonic
RPMRevolutions Per Minute
RWRingwear
s/face, sfaceSurface
sing, sSingle
slvsleeve
sl, sltSlight
smSmall
SMSaw Mark (Rarely used, Use Cut-Out instead!)
S/SStill Sealed, Usually in reference to condition
stStereo
stkrsticker
stkrd, stkredstickered
t/pTest Pressing
UNPUnplayed, Refers to condition of record
versVersion
volVolume
VGVery Good, Refers to condition of record
w/With
w/lWhite Label
WOLWriting on Label
WOCWriting on Cover
WOBCWriting on Back of Cover
WOFCWriting on Front of Cover
zineFanzine


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