Thank you for your answer. This is lacquer to pressed disc.

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From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Dennis Rooney
Sent: Sunday, October 29, 2017 10:12 AM
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Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] original recording to test pressing timeline in 1949 ?

In 1949, Columbia was still mastering on lacquer discs. Is what you have a test pressing or a lacquer reference? The latter could be turned around easily from Thursday to Tuesday, whereas the time frame you give for the former seems brief, although arrangements for extraordinary circumstances could have made it possible.


On Sun, Oct 29, 2017 at 10:04 AM, Jay Bruder <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Does anyone know how long it took to turn an original recording into a 
> test pressing in the late 1940s? How long did each plating stage take?  
> We are trying to assess the validity of a recording session date 
> reported to have been held in Columbus on Thursday January 27, 1949 
> and a test pressing -presumably for Savoy in Newark- inspected the 
> next Tuesday, February 1, 1949.
> Jay Bruder

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