Monthly Archives: October 2012

next seven steinweiss london records cs 6000

one with a color variant. one of the copies is a blueback, the other a later pressing

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six more London records Steinweiss covers and the famous blue back

the next six London records CS6000 series, all Steinweiss covers. My guess is that Steinweiss designed the blue back cover shown here. It is famous because sound enthusiasts consider these among the best sounding records ever, and talk about the … Continue reading

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the next three London Records CS Steinweiss

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five more London Steinweiss covers, CM and CS

one of them shown with a slight color variant. Color consistency was never important to record companies. I don’t know if that makes this a later pressing or just a later one in the same run.

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5 more london steinweiss covers, one in two versions

London is the only company I know that changed their catalog numbers by overprinting the old record covers. One of these is shown in its earlier, LL version, and its later, CM overprint. This period was the peak of Steinweiss’ … Continue reading

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two recent decca acquisitions

note how Steinweiss’ work for Decca in the mid-50s (the classical one) was indistinguishable from his work for London which I have begun to post. Without the Decca logo you would never know it wasn’t London. The one on the … Continue reading

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next two London CM Steinweiss, and a box set

The first one I am not sure is Steinweiss. I think the ffrr/ffss logo is by him, but don’t know for sure.

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the next six Steinweiss Londons, at least by catalog number

I am doing the Steinweiss London designs in catalog number order. Properly I should have started with the LL numbers, as they are earlier. I think all six of these are Steinweiss. I find the overprinted catalog numbers fun – … Continue reading

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six London records, most of them Steinweiss

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the last five from my 10 inch music collection, decca records

next will be Steinweiss on London. of these five, the last one is signed Eric Nitsche. I seem to have mixed up the captions on Sonny Burke and Henry King.

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