[78-L] Wettling on Weathers

David Lennick dlennick at sympatico.ca
Tue Oct 15 10:40:52 PDT 2013

Recommends a 1-mil tracking force for playing this particular record. Same guys.


On 10/15/2013 1:24 PM, Royal Pemberton wrote:
> I take it this is the same Weathers (Weathers Industries) that made a
> capacitance pickup in the 1950s, and an early stereo turntable that only
> supported the record at the label?
> On Tue, Oct 15, 2013 at 6:04 PM, David Lennick<dlennick at sympatico.ca>wrote:
>> On 10/15/2013 12:59 PM, Julian Vein wrote:
>>> On 15/10/13 16:43, David Lennick wrote:
>>>> I have two near mint (unsealed) copies of GEORGE WETTLING'S HI FIDELITY
>>>> RHYTHMS, recorded summer 1955 (per notes, Lord says 1954) and issued as
>>>> Weathers W-5501. Both are in generic jackets with what would be the
>> back liner
>>>> inserted in the front of the shrink wrap by a Canadian distributor. Is
>> this how
>>>> the record was issued?
>>>> dl
>>>> _______________________________________________
>>> My copy is in a 1/2" thick cardboard box, and includes a cardboard
>> square, the record in a polythene sleeve (which I may have put there), and
>> loose liner notes on a separate sheet.
>>>         Julian Vein
>> Somewhat classier than my copies! Must have been unsold stock, since this
>> type
>> of shrink wrap wasn't in use in the 50s.
>> dl

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