Monthly Archives: February 2012

Holiday Magazine record tie-in, decca dl8000s

These are 8 covers in a series Decca did in the 1950s, tied in to Holiday Magazine. It is fun (I hope) to see this many of them together. I don’t know how many there were. I think Alex Steinweiss … Continue reading

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four more steinweiss decca dl8000s, two with color variants

the title says it all. not necessarily steinweiss designs, but probably. I just acquired a few more dl8000s from earlier than this, I hope to get them scanned soon.

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six more, most of them probably Steinweiss

Six more covers, mid 1950s, from Decca numbered in the DL8000 series. All of them are possibly Alex Steinweiss designs. Most are almost definitely his.

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the next seven possible alex steinweiss covers

seven more, decca dl8000s, some of them steinweiss and some of them, who knows?

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six more DL8000s, Steinweiss and Joe Weitz

Six more. There is a danger with trying to identify an artist you love just by what an artwork looks like. The Lombardo here is one of the ones I would guess to be Steinweiss, 75% chance. But it is … Continue reading

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next six. possibly steinweiss, DL8000s

these are the next six Decca DL8000s from around 1955 that I own. Only the Camarata strikes me as definitely steinweiss, but any of the rest could be.

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the next four DL8000s, and two DL4000s I just acquired

These are the next four DL8000s that I have, and that I think are Steinweiss. And here are two DL4000s that I bought last week (for 2.5 cents each!). The DL4000s are about 10 years later than the DL8000s.

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