[78-L] the 'deadest' consumer audio formats?

David Lennick dlennick at sympatico.ca
Fri May 13 19:36:23 PDT 2011

On 5/13/2011 10:26 PM, Mark Bardenwerper wrote:
> On 5/13/2011 4:21, David Lennick wrote:
>> Miniature records inside toys..in fact the Berliner Talking Doll goes back a
>> couple of centuries and I knew of a few viable versions in the fifties, hand
>> cranked and with a steel needle. One was an egg that recited Humpty Dumpty.
> I believe the last mechanical See 'N Say was sold in the early 90's. It
> was likely the last time acoustic records were sold.
What ever happened to Pete The Repeating Parrot?

Still out there, it seems. We gave that thing to a few people in the mid 90s 
(some of whom are still speaking to us).


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