Well, the disc I was inquiring about is part of the Stambler Collection
in the R&H Archives at NYPL, so this all makes more sense now.
Unfortunately, the detailed register that probably came with the
collection gives zero information about the content. It may be as I
assumed; it is a test pressing of some unissued material, but I have no
information to confirm this. The register gives only the label and
catalog number. What I need is for someone with a copy of this record to
come for to confirm that it was released and and what is on it.
I think we are going in circles at this point; someone help me off the
Steven Smolian wrote:
> Collectors Guild was operated by the late Ben Stambler. I was involved in
> dealing with his estate after his death. At that time, there was talk that
> his papers would go to NYPL, R&H. I don't know if this actually happened.
> Steve Smolian
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> Does anyone out there either have a catalog dating from the early 1960s for
> the label "Collector's Guild" or the record issued by them as CG-602? I
> really use some help with figuring out the contents of this LP. There is
> possibility that this disc may never have been issued; I am looking at a
> pressing, dated Aug. 2, 1961 made at Sonic Recording Products, Inc., 27 Ludy
> Street, Hicksville, N.Y. and have no other information, other than that the
> disc was in a collection of Jewish/Israeli-related recordings. I haven't
> able to listen to it, but, since my knowledge of this sort of material is
> non-existent, listening would probably not help anyway.
> Peter Hirsch
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