That is indeed the case, but since some of the letters are backwards, it looks
as if this is right in the master (or probably the mother). Steve?
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> I would suspect that Smolian was the transfer engineer for that record.
> Why the name was scratched in I don't know, unless the original owner
> wanted to know who engineered projects in his collection.
> Joe Salerno
> Industrial Video Services
> David Lennick wrote:
>> Can anyone..including Steve..explain why the copy I just picked up of
>> Arthur Loesser playing Brahms Sonatas on Perennial 2005 has the word
>> "SMOLIAN" scratched into the label of Side 2 or possibly right into
>> the lacquer, with the S and N backwards? Did DBH engrave the name into
>> the master or is this just on this particular copy (which might have
>> come from Don Hodgman)?
>> Inquiring minds etc. etc.!