Check out this film:
It talks about the compound used to make RCA Victor 78RPM records as of the early 1940s.
-- Tom Fine
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From: "rod smear" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 3:08 PM
Subject: [ARSCLIST] Shellac?
> Came upon this while reading Lewisohn's Tune In Beatles biography: "Shellac
> is resin produced from the secretions of the female lac beetle in trees in
> India and Thailand". I had no idea. What was the percentage of shellac used
> in those 78's? Anyone have additional information regarding shellac?
> Best Regards,