My Dalhart discography show his last Pathe vertical was issued in Nov 1922 Matrix No.69823-1 and his next record was no longer vertical. All his records were then issued as Pathe Actuelle. Dalhart's first was in Mar 1923 Matrix 69982-1.
From: Art Shifrin <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Tue, May 18, 2010 4:13:17 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Glass Records
I'm under the impression that up to some year in the early 1920s, most Pathe
were vertical cut. Their wide grooves were intended to be played with
Say "spherical sapphires" in rapid succession 3 or more times ..... At
least here in the US, those designated as needle cut were lateral & intended
to be played with needles.
Mike B: when did Pathe cease making the ball cut type hill & dales for the
Roger: by blanks do you mean disks in which grooves were never cut? or
grooves were cut?
Art (Shiffy) Shifrin