[78-L] Victor scrolls

David Lennick dlennick at sympatico.ca
Fri Apr 6 13:18:44 PDT 2012

On 4/6/2012 4:01 PM, Jack Raymond wrote:
>> David Lennick wrote:
>> Presumably..for many, that was how we first heard it. Certainly all Canadian
>> pressings from 1941 till a dubbed master went into use around 1947 are the
>> split version.
> It appears that the acoustical side, too, was dubbed on that bastardized version, as the grooves don't measure the same from the first groove to the start of the runout.
Well, they got it right at one point..I just checked my c. 1951 Canadian 
pressing (silver print) and both sides are electrical. Side 2 has 35822-B 
scratched as well as raised.


> Mike Biel wrote:
>> I have a US pressing but it has a weird set of breaks in the label
>> rings, which were the denotations of the pressing plant.  I've been
>> wondering if this might have denoted a Canadian pressing plant for the
>> U.S. market because I don't think I have seen that sequence of breaks
>> before.  I don't have it handy to describe where they are.  Maybe
>> someone else has it and can tell us.  We would also need to know if the
>> rings are close to or slightly away from the meatball logo at the bottom.
> I see that the HMV edition has a weird set of codes in the runout area.  Where the take number "8" appears, there is the addition of "RH" and a couple of illegible letters or symbols.  On the  opposite side of the label appear the figures 14, 15, and 17. So maybe the US pressing Mike refers to is related to this English issue.
> -- Jack  Raymond
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