[78-L] RIP Billy Grammer

David Lennick dlennick at sympatico.ca
Fri Aug 12 06:29:30 PDT 2011

Compo pressings don't have the rounded edge RCAs do, although that changed late 
in 1958. The other clue would be the raised lettering (matrix numbers) in the 
dead wax.


On 8/12/2011 6:39 AM, agp wrote:
> At 02:59 12/08/2011, DL wrote:
>> And no I've never seen it on 78.
> I do own a copy, and it is a fairly non-descript label, black with
> silver print. It seems to me that it is relatively common at least
> measured by the fact that it comes up on eBay around a few times a year.
> Don't know if it was out anywhere else in the world, but it would
> possibly be on London American/ London International
> I'd do an image of it, but mine is packed away. There is one on eBay
> right now, though:
> http://cgi.ebay.com/Billy-Grammer-78-Gotta-Travel-1958-Rare-M-Canada-/270561022827
> How can I tell a Compo pressing from Victor one, apart from whether
> its broken or not?
> T
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