I googled it, and found an ebay site, with instant going back to a
generic ebay page. But the flash of an image I got looked exactly
like BASF tape box and reel! Only blue not red.
On Dec 18, 2009, at 1:47 PM, Shai Drori wrote:
> Has anyone heard of the Sonocolor brand? They were used in Israel
> from the late 50's to the mid 70's. The tapes were either standard
> play with blue leader, long play with green leader, or double play
> with yellow leader. These tapes turn out to be fantastic time
> travelers. I have transfered a few thousands of them so far and
> none have shown any signs of aging whatsoever. They don't even get
> dirt on the transport. Physically they look like the spiting image
> of BASF LGS tapes. The engineer at the National Sound Archives in
> Jerusalem theorized that they were actually BASF tapes rebranded so
> that their German origin will not be known. I would love to have
> any info on these tapes, mostly because they are in such good shape
> after so many years.