Various-Educational, Informational & Historical A Good Joke German 7" vinyl single (7 inch record) (570917)
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MESSRS. MORTON & SHEPARD A Good Joke (An astonishing German 7" historical artifact recorded in 1900 or 1901 onto a hard rubber base, manufactured in Hannover by Emile Berliner [the first inventor to actually develop a usable disc record technology & founder of 'The Gramophone Company'] with recessed & possibly engraved lettering, recorded in London and spoken in English. This disc plays at about 55rpm and has survived one hundred & seventeen years. We even play tested the disc in the office with great care and what we heard can only be described as voices from the dead...! Hi-Fi it isn't, as it was designed for a bamboo needle and pressed into hard rubber, but to have survived so long & still be playable is nothing short of a miracle)
*This is far & away the oldest record we have ever stocked*.

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Various-Educational, Informational & Historical A Good Joke German 7" vinyl single (7 inch record)
Tracklisting / Additional Info: More Info:

This was one of the first recordings ever pressed onto a flat disc. The technology at the time was wax cylinder.
The success of this format [eventually] led to everything we know today as an LP or an EP or a single.
By their very nature, they were cut live onto a wax coated zinc plate, plunged in an acid bath to etch the grooves and a zinc negative was then electroplated onto this to form the stamper & the result pressed onto the hard rubber to produce this disc.

The significance of these early pioneering recordings cannot be over estimated. 'The Gramophone Company' led to EMI, Parlophone, Columbia [UK], His Master's Voice, Harvest .... the list goes on.
How many records do you own that have 'The Gramophone Company' on them somewhere ? Yes, lots.

If it hadn't been for these early experiments with flat discs, we might still be fighting with coated cylinders !
Condition : This item is in Excellent condition or better (unless it says otherwise in the above description). We buy items as close to Mint condition as possible and many will be unplayed and as close to new as you could hope to find. Irrespective of the source, all of our collectables meet our strict grading and are 100% guaranteed. Click here for more info.
Availability: In Stock - Buy Now for shipping on Friday 24th May
Year of Release: 1901
Artist: Various-Educational, Informational & Historical (click here for complete listing)
Title: A Good Joke (click here for more of the same title)
Price: £ 1,995.00, US$ 2,533.65   change currency
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Format: 7" vinyl single (7 inch record)
Record Label: E. Berliner's Gramophone Co.
Catalogue No: 1176
Country of Origin: Germany  
Language: Regardless of country of origin all tracks are sung in English, unless otherwise stated in our description.
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