What you have is an electrical recording made by Columbia Custom. The "W"
before the matrix number means the recording was licensed by Western
Electric. The recording date can be found on the matrix card house in the
Sony Archives in New York.
On Mon, Apr 8, 2019 at 12:22 PM David Diehl <
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> Cantor Samuel Malavsky tenor Raigor Art & Music Co. St. Louis Jan. 27,
> 1926 W170201-1 Takah Beshofar (organ acc) 83-P W170202-2 Achenu Kol Bes
> Israel 83-P
> -----Original Message-----
> From: 6295LARGE <[log in to unmask]>
> To: ARSCLIST <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Tue, Apr 2, 2019 3:38 pm
> Subject: [ARSCLIST] Record made for Raigor's Music Shop, St. Louis.
> Hello everybody,
> Our record library received an email asking about a Jewish 78rpm record
> which said it was for made for Raigor's Music Shop, St. Louis.
> here's a better description:
> *Dark blue label with gold text.*
> *Zion Record is printed in large letters where Columbia usually is.*
> *It has the "made and pat'd in USA. Jan 21 '13 and may 22, '23. Columbia
> phonograph company inc, New York, USA."Columbia label at the bottom.*
> *"Hebrew"printed just under it.*
> *Catalog # 83-P master # 170201/170202*
> *"Hymn with organ accomp. Cantor Samuel Malavsky of cong. Sons of Judah,
> borough park.*
> *Made for Raigor's Music Shop, St. Louis"*
> Can anyone tell me about that?
> Ben Roth
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