In a message dated 10/7/2009 12:02:52 AM Eastern Daylight Time, 
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> There was a label in the 50s called Audiophile which produced red vinyl 
> microgroove 78s

I have a number of these and they sound very good.  For what was issued, 
including recording dates, check out:

Also, a contemporary UK group, Kitty Daisy and Lewis, issued in 2008 a 
10-inch vinyl microgroove 78-rpm album (in addition to LP and CD releases):

Big bucks all the way from the UK, and a bit gritty sounding at times, but 

The blog on the Kitty Daisy and Lewis MySpace page 
( dated July 18, 2008, contains some comments by young Lewis on 
the history of recorded sound and how they made the recordings in their 

Jim Long
Baroda, MI