I only know what I said here - and that only from Google... so I
won't be more help!
On Dec 19, 2009, at 2:26 PM, Shai Drori wrote:
> The boxes here are all red up to 7". The 10.5' are black and white.
> They had sizes from 3". Maybe I should scan one of the boxes.
> Lou Judson wrote:
>> 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.