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Thanks for the info.  I just ordered two copies from American dealers, 
one for me and one for Leah.  Not too expensive either.

Mike Biel  [log in to unmask] 

Aaron Levinson wrote:
> FWIW-
>
> I do believe I own a now fairly rare copy of the most recently 
> produced commercial 78:
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> 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...
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>>>> 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
>>>> [log in to unmask]
>>>> 718.902.7441
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