Check with Angie Dickinson Mickle:
She is on this list, and is an expert in tranferring wires.
Uncle Dave Lewis
On Mon, Oct 19, 2015 at 12:47 PM, Shai Drori <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I would like a picture as well. I will check in storage.
> On Mon, Oct 19, 2015 at 5:06 PM, Steven Smolian <[log in to unmask]>
> > Hi, Mr. Greene
> > Can you send me a photo directly?
> > At [log in to unmask]
> > Steve Smolian
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List [mailto:
> > [log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Steve Greene
> > Sent: Monday, October 19, 2015 10:30 AM
> > To: [log in to unmask]
> > Subject: [ARSCLIST] Odd-sized wire recording
> > Hello all,
> > A colleague has come to me for advice on preserving a "one-off" wire
> > recording. We have no information about content and no contextual clues
> > to what is recorded on it. The spool is about 3" across, and it has a
> > narrow mounting spindle of maybe 3/8". I've tried including a picture,
> > the listserv software rejects it.
> > It's been suggested to us that it may come from a Navy Brush Magnetone
> > Soundmirror BK-303 VRW-4 Magnetic Wire Recorder. Neither our internal
> > nor any of our usual contractors have a machine to play back this
> > recording. Apparently the hub and guide arrangements preclude threading
> > on another recorder, and feeding it onto another spool risks twists and
> > tangles.
> > Does anyone on the list know anyone who can playback this spool?
> > Thanks,
> > Steve
> > Steve Greene
> > Audiovisual Archivist
> > Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
> > National Archives and Records Administration
> > (301) 837-1772