And if it's too late, I think the owner of this one would be willing to part
Jeanette Berard wrote:
> The American Radio Archives would be interested in this material, if it
> has not already found a home.
> Jeanette Berard, MLS, CA
> Special Collections Librarian
> Thousand Oaks Library System
> (805) 449-2660 xt228
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> There is a guy who comes to sell at the flea market I frequent.He
> travels all over a four state area,buying stuff from storage vaults,and
> estate leftovers.I only got records from him once,and then some choice
> Calypso,and early 60s R&B Lps,but I usually get nice antiques
> cheaply,that I make decent money on eBay with.One day last summer,he had
> a pile of old photos.What these were,were in-house promotional,or
> documentary photos,from Zenith (mostly),and GE.He kept telling me he had
> more,but now says he doesn't know where they are.I recently put one of
> these up on eBay,that was from March,1946,and was taken to document the
> first international sale of Zenith Transoceanic radios.I was very
> disappointed with what it brought.
> Now,from the same lot,I have a group of three photos,from the same
> period, which were taken on the set of what is either the first,or one
> of the earliest television commercials,for Zenith phonographs.They have
> a little girl,playing a (classical) 78 on a Zenith console
> phonograph,surrounded by displays of classical 78 albums (All
> Columbia,of course.)One photo is a panoramic view of the studio,which
> shows the studio,one of the TV cameras,a boom mike,and the child's
> mother (off camera).This is definitely from the 40s.The question is,is
> there anybody who wants them ? I am not sure if I could sell them
> easily,or get much for them if I did.
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