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Records581 of 1149Artist: Lyle Lovett  Title: Give Back My Heart           Military 7" record - "The Launching of Bumper #V"
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Posted 3 years ago

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musikchoo
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I have four of these in my collection. They are one-quarter inch thick and the sleeves are with them. I believe they were made in the early 1900's.

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  1. mrmajestic1 mrmajestic1, 3 years ago
    With some of these old records, if they were to break, you could mix them (with alcohol I believe) and make a form of shellack, after several days.
  2. musikchoo musikchoo, 3 years ago
    That's a usefull end to broken records! Pretty amazing actually! Thank you for the info. mrmajestic1!!
  3. packrat-place packrat-place, 3 years ago
    Your record was manufactured in 1921. It is not a 78 rpm record, it is an 80 rpm record, and can ONLY be played on an Edison Diamond Disc Player.
  4. packrat-place packrat-place, 3 years ago
    There is NO shellac in a Diamond Disc. They were made by laminating an early plastic called "Condensite Varnish" over a blank (core) comprised of materials like woodflour, chalk, china clay, phenol resin, cotton flock, lamp black, gas black, and denatured alcohol. If you mix them with alcohol, you will get nothing.
  5. musikchoo musikchoo, 3 years ago
    Thanks packrat-place for the info. Its good to have someone that still loves records. I know there are more!!!! We can all help each other!!

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