I will note that these recordings were transferred through a Puffin preamp set to the Columbia EQ curve, with the 'Click Magic' setting on. I gave both sides another play on my old Lenco, which has no such de-clicking equipment, and found a very occasional light pop that dies off later into the record. They're hard to hear and blend in with everything else. The preamp only really works well on clean records.
As new and unplayed there are virtually no 78s that can categorically be claimed to be unplayed. Nearly Mint, but has been played. No visible signs of wear or damage. Plays like new, with very, very few signs of handling, such as tiny scuffs from being slipped in and out of jackets. Still very shiny, near new looking, with no visible signs of wear, but a few inaudible scuffs and scratches.
Still shiny but without the lustre of a new record, few light scratches. An average condition 78 in which scuffs and general use has dulled the finish somewhat. Wear is moderate but playing is generally free from distortion. Surface noise not overly pronounced V. Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable.
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The Complete Recordings Box set booklet. Robert Johnson. New York City: Columbia Records. OCLC C2K Delta Blues Norton Paperback ed. New York City: W. ISBN Retrieved May 26,