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eight recent acquisitions – some definitely Steinweiss

These are eight recent acquisitions. Even though I am trying to get out of collecting, I can’t resist a Steinweiss of the golden age in as good condition as the Don Baker. Of the rest, Buddy Greco is signed Joe … Continue reading

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words for the last few Decca covers

As noted in an earlier post, Eric Nitsche stopped designing for Decca around 1954. Apparently they continued to use his designs. Some of these look like him, to my mind. Then one is Joe Weitz, and two are Gloria Grattan, … Continue reading

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last decca 12 inch lps – nitsche, joe weitz, gloria grattan and unknown

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new purchases, mostly steinweiss

the first one is Joe Weitz, but could have fooled me. I am not sure why I bought the Porgy and Bess. The fake stereo Oklahoma does not add much to the beauty of that cover :).

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a bit of a mishmash

the first two are repeats. the rest are mostly 10 inch lps on decca and coral, some of them probably steinweiss. a couple corals that are 12 inch lps, that I shelve as non-steinweiss. but the one with all the … Continue reading

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the next six coral records – joe weitz and possibly steinweiss

these are my next six Coral records from the early to mid 1950s. the last one is signed Joe Weitz but could have fooled me into thinking it was Steinweiss. So, these could be either of them, or someone else.

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six decca dl9800s

Here are six Decca DL9800s. The first five are all probably Steinweiss. The last one is Joe Weitz. It does not look like Steinweiss, but some Weitz covers fool me.

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six more, including two from a series of at least four

six more probable alex steinweiss designs for decca records, mid 1950s. two are the history of jazz volumes 3 and 4, which means there must be two more volumes. a beautful series. these are all almost definitely steinweiss except the … Continue reading

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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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collecting record covers: 6 deccas in one shot

The titel of this blog is Collecting Record Covers. But all I have shown for 10 months is some of what I have collected, not how it was collected. The things I have posted have mostly been Alex Steinweiss covers, … Continue reading

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