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FWIW-

I do believe I own a now fairly rare copy of the most recently produced 
commercial 78:

Title: The Song of Mister Phonograph
Artist: Tom Recchion
Label: Poo-Bah Records
Cat.#: 78-001
Year: 2007
Pressing Run: 500 (#419 is the copy I own)
http://www.jetsetrecords.net/en/product/611003716272 (these folks in 
Japan seem to have a copy available)

For a little historical background go here...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SEZWf2torO8- Check this out as well...





>>> Greetings
>>>
>>> A client of a friend wants to press "78s". By this I assume he means
>>> coarse-groove discs spinning at 78 RPM --who knows with what curve. 
>>> Anyone
>>> know of a mastering facility that can cut such a lacquer? I could 
>>> not find
>>> an answer in the archives. He does not expect anyone to actually 
>>> play them.
>>>
>>> If anyone knows of a pressing plant capable of pressing 78s, I'd 
>>> appreciate
>>> that too. I assume no one in the world can press shellac anymore, 
>>> but maybe
>>> thick vinyl?
>>>
>>> I would not even bother asking, but knowing this exists
>>>
>>> http://www.phonographcylinders.com/index.htm
>>>
>>> I thought there may be a chance.
>>>
>>> Next up --tinfoil-cylinder reissues of classic 1980s CDs.
>>>
>>> Thanks!
>>>
>>> Marcos
>>>
>>> Marcos Sueiro Bal
>>> Masterdisk
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>>> 718.902.7441
>>>
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