[78-L] Mysterious control/matrix numbers HV in Australian HMV
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Sun Dec 18 13:39:44 PST 2016
Sam, thanks. Your remark makes it clearer. Frenchies also stamped control numbers on their pressings, at the Pathe-Marconi factory which pressed all EMI records. They printed control numbers M3-nnnn for 10" and M6-nnnn for 12".
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>I'm pretty certain that HV is the Australian matrix as all Aussie
>pressings of DB numbers have a HV number in runout(?). H may stand for
>"Homebush" which is the suburb of Sydney where all EMI 78s were
>pressed... but I stand corrected...
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>On 17/12/16 at 11:07 pm, I?igo Cubillo wrote:
>> ?Just opened latest Nauck box, received this week from vra-60, and I
>find inside the HMV DB-3653, Legende (Wienawski), by master Yehudi
>Menuhin, vn, backed by Orchestre des Concerts Colonne, leader Enesco.
>French HMV matrices 2LA2473 and 2474, both first takes. It is an
>Australian laminated pressing, solid and heavy. The run-out areas also
>bear other numbers: HV10532 and 10533. Anyone knows what these numbers
>> I don't know who actually did the pressings, for the label legend
>says "Manufactured specially for The Gramophone Co. Ltd., Sydney,
>N.S.W.". Perhaps these HV numbers are a control from the pressing
>> Inigo Cubillo
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