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Audio Obstacle Course—Era III: The Shure Trackability Test Record (Shure TTR-110, 1973 U.S.; stereo). The must-have test record for audiophiles.

still sealed; $15.00
Item # 9034

Authentic Train Sounds: Freight Train / Passenger Train [steam] (10" 78 rpm single, Colber Records H-1911, late 1940s? U.S.).

VG; $10.00
Item # 6757

Banda Marcial de Guatemala y Coro del Instituto Belem, Himno Nacional de Guatemala / Himno de Centroamérica / La Granadera (7" 45 rpm extended play, Dideca EP-14, 1970s? Guatemalan; mono). Children’s chorus sings the Guatemalan National Anthem. A must-have!

VG+; custom sleeve has lyrics of anthem; writing on cover; $3.00
Item # 6736

 

Canary Bird Solo, with violin & piano, The Golden Bird [to O Sole Mio] / The Golden Bird [ to The Alp Maid’s Dream] (10" 78 rpm single, Brunswick 4489, 1929 Canadian). If you like singing birds, this one is for you!

G+; $2.00
Item # 9303

Hartz Mountain Master Radio Canaries, Come Back To Sorrento / Moonlight Madonna (10" 78 rpm single, Hartz Mountain Products UB 50-446, 1950s? U.S.). Hysterically funny!

VG; $5.00
Item # 6765

Hartz Mountain, Parakeet Training Record (10" 78 rpm single, Hartz Mountain Products UB 52-470, 1950s? U.S.).

G; tear in label; $3.00
Item 6766

Florence Foster Jenkins, vocals; Cosme McMoon, piano, The Glory (???) Of The Human Voice (RCA Victor Red Seal LM-2597, 1970s U.S. reissue of 1962 release; mono). Jenkins material on side 1; side 2 is a travesty of Gounod’s Faust by Jenny Williams & Thomas Burns.

VG+ cover, NM disc; $10.00
Item # 9510

Jimmy O’Dea, Richard Hayward & Harry Donavan, Hands Across The Border (10" 78 rpm single, Rex 15013, 1948? British). Two-sided skit about two old Irish ladies, one Republican, one Unionist, who, while fighting the old fight (verbally), get hit by a bus and argue their way into heaven.

G+; $5.00
Item # 6753

Opus 3, Test Record 1: Depth of Image (Opus 3 79-00, 1979 Swedish; mono/stereo).

VG+ cover, NM disc; $10.00
Item # 9472

Opus 3, Test Record 2: Timbre (Opus 3 8000, 1980 Swedish; mono/stereo).

VG+ cover, NM disc; $10.00
Item # 9473

Opus 3, Test Record 3: Dynamics (Opus 3 8300, 1984 Swedish; mono/stereo).

VG+ cover, NM disc; $10.00
Item # 9474

 

Red Army Chorus; A. Alexandrov, cond., Kalinka / If War Breaks Out Tomorrow (10" 78 rpm single, Stinson 3010, 1940s? U.S. pressing of Soviet recording).

VG; $5.00
Item # 6795

Reveen, Relax With Reveen: Master The Power Of Self-Suggestion (QC 286, 1970s? Canadian; mono).

cover still in shrinkwrap, NM disc; $5.00
Item # 7940

Reveen, Stop Smoking...Stop Over-Eating (QC 284, 1970s? Canadian; mono).

cover still in shrinkwrap, NM disc; $5.00
Item # 7941

Reveen, Study Concentration (QC 285, 1970s? Canadian; mono).

still sealed; $5.00
Item # 7942

Salon-Kapelle Herbert Glad, Was Blumen träumen / Ay-Ay-Ay (10" 78 rpm single, Tri-Ergon TE 5077, 1929 German). Recorded in Berlin; the scarce Tri-Ergon label had a patented recording and pressing process that was particularly advanced for its day; nice fidelity.

VG; stamp [“Ammre Gmbh”] on label [Ammre was the German copyright agency from 1929 to 1938]; $10.00
Item # 6742

Swiss Band Organ & Swiss Bell Ringers, The Famous Swiss Band Organ (Joy JOYS 154, 1964 British; stereo).

VG+ cover, VG+ disc; delete hole in cover; $3.00
Item # 9390 [also listed under International]

Stan Thomson, piano, Musical Souvenir Of Montreal 1976 Canada (LP, Sunflower International SI 1006, 1976 Canadian; stereo). Cover signed by Stan Thomson.

VG cover, VG+ disc; scotch tape gum residue on cover; $3.00
Item # 6930

Vienna State Opera Orch., National Anthems Of The World (Everest 3239, 1970s U.S.; stereo).

cover still in shrinkwrap, NM disc; inventory sticker on back cover; $5.00
Item # 7959

 

Voronezh People’s Choir, Ya po Berezhku Pokhazhivala (Strolling On The Bank) / Yekhal Nash Vaniusha (Our Vaniusha Returns) (10" 78 rpm single, Stinson 3068, 1940s U.S. pressing of Soviet recording). Enthusiastic mixed choir (I guess you had to be, or else!); anyway, it’s nice to hear female vocals on a Soviet recording for a change, even if the pace is positively Stakhanovite.

VG; $5.00
Item # 6796

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