Storage Box for 78s on CD

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Dad had a collection of music … from the days of 78rpm to CDs

When he moved into aged care I asked his brother-in-law, my uncle, to record the 78s onto CD using my record player.

We finished up with 15 CDs.

By default, my uncle got to keep the records after Dad died, and I got the master copy of the CDs

which I copied for anybody who wanted to listen to the music of the forties and fifties, complete with a few scratches!

(I admit to creating some of the scratches using a wind up portable record player!)

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The paper coves of the records were rather tatty and quite a few were reduced to single pieces of paper. New paper covers were made for the where the cover had fallen apart, and I saved the remaining bits of vintage paper, so used the scraps to cover a box to hold the CDs.

(Might have to make some brown paper envelopes to replace those pristine white ones!)

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Perfect time to use some of the paper!

The box is big enough to hold a list of all the songs and artists.

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While sorting through the scraps I found that Dad had written the name of his hometown, and mine, on one of the covers.

No further labeling required.

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Music and memories in one box!


2 thoughts on “Storage Box for 78s on CD

    • So are we … and glad that to do so we don’t all need a huge record cabinet to store it in! The collection altogether I think would be a stack about a three or four feet tall, maybe more.

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