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the next five Steinweiss Everest SDBR3000 covers

A couple of them quite beautiful.

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5 more Steinweiss Everest SDBR3000s

One of them in two variants. Again, Steinweiss could take mediocre material and make brilliant covers for it.

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The first four of my Everest SDBR3000 series covers

Go back two years from the last post (to 1958), to the first ones of another series. All of a suddent, the covers are definitely Steinweiss and beautiful.

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the last four SDBR1000 series Everest covers

These are the last four of my Everest SDBR1000 series covers. As I have said before, by this point in 1960, were they still designed by Steinweiss? I actually think they were, as they are clever. But I don’t know.

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five more Steinweiss Everest covers

I am glad I saved Everest for last of my Steinweiss collection. These five are as wonderful a range of designs as any artist has ever come up with in such a short period. Gershwin in Brass is reminiscent of … Continue reading

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a variant in texture

There are more ways for two record covers to be different from each other than one can imagine. There are serious collectors for some things – Elvis, for example -who care about minor differences. For something as uncollectable as Steinweiss … Continue reading

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five steinweiss everest covers, and the silver insert

The very earliest Everests had a silver edge and a silver back, and also had an elaborate inner sleeve that was a silver cardboard piece with a square wood dowel down the side. The Woody Herman shown here is one … Continue reading

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four new decca aquisitions

Four recent purchases. Eddie Lawrence I give 40% on being Steinweiss, but the others are definite to my eye.

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Wood Herman – apparently an iconic cover

Who would have predicted that this particular Steinweiss design would still be in print 60 years later? I guess there is something iconic about the image. I show my copy of the original stereo issue, plus three lp reisssues and … Continue reading

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my remaining monophonic (LPBR) Everest covers

7 more, one with two color variants. At what point did Steinweiss stop designing them? I think all of these are his, even the ones that are just mediocre. Little Train of the Capoiera is especially nice.

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