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My remaining mm600s, 1947

It always amazes me how few of these covers I have seen reused on lp covers. Tastes change fast in graphic arts, so mostly covers don’t get used ten years later. They sometimes come back as nostalgia many years after … Continue reading

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M620s and M630s

Steinweiss, 1946, at Columbia. 12 inch 78 rpm sets. I think 1947 is his peak year, these are also great.

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1946 – The first appearance of Steinweiss scrawl

Thanks to shellackophile http://shellackophile.blogspot.com, I now know that m592 was the first Steinweiss Columbia Masterworks in 1946. That is important, because m607 is the first Steinweiss 12 inch cover that I own that has the font “Steinweiss scrawl” on it. … Continue reading

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Two covers for the same recording

One of my favorite things in record cover collecting is finding two different covers to the same recording. Here are two Steinweiss covers, both for the same music. I have two theories about these. This was 1948, when lps had … Continue reading

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