Auction #146:  Books,  7" Disks, and 78 rpm Records

Historical Reissue Classical CDs, LPs, 78s,
Related Books & Ephemera

Since 1972

Regarding AUCTION #146 (Closing Date:
Friday, 29 May , 2015), The Minimum Bid ("MB") is a guide which has been set in accordance with current market value, determined through constant monitoring of auction sales during recent years. In cases of extreme rarity, the actual realized price may far exceed the Minimum Bid, while in other cases an item may realize a price very close to the Minimum Bid, and, occasionally, the Minimum Bid itself. Please simply bid in accordance with whatever a given item means to you. If a bidder wins more than originally anticipated, we are most pleased to make any mutually comfortable arrangement for payment terms. Please inquire.

TELEPHONE HOURS are 10:00 am - 5:00 PM, EST - Monday – Friday, when PETER FORD is available to take bids and answer any questions. Bids may be submitted by e-mail, FAX, telephone or (bearing closing date in mind) postal mail. [802 524-7673] or FAX [1 888 819 4831].

M-A - nearly MINT, albeit slightly used Copy.
A - slightly used Copy, but with no defects.
B - used Copy, with light wear and rubs, not affecting playing. Any other defects, e.g.: light (lt), edge chip (ec), lamination (lam), hairline crack (hlc), internal pressure crack (ipc), scratch (scr); label damage, etc. are most clearly identified within each individual listing.
POM - A Direct Pressing, Pressed from Original Master, (never a dubbing), whether an Original Pressing or Subsequent Issue.
H & D - relates exclusively to Vertical-Cut (Hill & Dale) 78rpm issues, requiring a special stylus.

How to Place Bids

We are pleased to receive bids via phone (802-524-7673) or Fax: (1 888 819 4831),
or e-mail ( 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
We also accept bids via postal mail. When placing your bids, please list the
ITEM NUMBER (in left column of catalogue) and a brief description of the item.
Include your phone & FAX number (e-mail, when available) on all orders.
Please state your current Mailing Address.

REMITTANCE:Please include your Credit Card number, with expiration date and name as it appears on the card. We also accept PayPal payments. Make checks and money orders payable to Norbeck, Peters & Ford, in US Dollars. Checks and Money orders must be PAYABLE THROUGH A UNITED STATES BANK.


We have a fine stock of 78rpm Storage Albums (normally containing twelve sleeves each), priced at $7.50 per album, as slightly used, but EXCELLENT. When ordering, be sure to specify whether you want 10" (25cm) or 12" (30cm).

We have a comprehensive stock of choice copies of thousands of vocal and instrumental 78s, and LPs. Additionly, we have hundreds of performer & composer biographies, as well as books on opera houses, etc. We also have an extensive inventory of vintage photos and ephemera. Please let us know your needs.