Monthly Archives: February 2013

2 more everest 5000s and the first 3 LPBR 6000s

The last two LPBR 5000s are less obviously Steinweiss, or at least the Spain one is not obvious. The first three 6000s that I have include Ebony Concerto, which I think is a nice cover. Advertisements

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next few Steinweiss Everest covers, LPBR5000s

It is fun to see the range of things that Steinweiss could do, knowing that the whole series is his. The only one of these I would buy for its beauty is Songs of Hawaii. Gloria Lynne is a fine … Continue reading

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next few Steinweiss Everests that I have

These are the next few Everest records with Steinweiss covers. All of these bear the legend: design by Alex Steinweiss. 1958 or 1959. The back covers show Steinweiss’ way with simple repetitive designs. The last one I show is the … Continue reading

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Steinweiss at Everest

In 1958 a company called Belock Instruments entered the record market. They made a high quality product – good production, interesting music, and especially good quality covers. They hired Alex Steinweiss to design their entire approach – the labels, the … Continue reading

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last few london odds and ends

Two on London’s international label. The Deutsch one is clearly Steinweiss, the Spanish one much less definite. The album on Felsted could be Steinweiss – Felsted is a London budget label, like Columbia Harmony or RCA Camden.

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last 3 London SP Phase 4 covers

I don’t think any of these are Steinweiss, but they are all clever enough that I could be wrong. Of hundreds of these Phase 4 covers that I have seen, these are the last few that I even thought had … Continue reading

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London Phase 4 SP series

While some of the SPC ones are clearly Steinweiss, the other London Phase 4 series – catalog numbers SP – are not obvious. Could these be Steinweiss covers? I give them a 25% chance.

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