Wanted

Selected items wanted for the Museum. Please get in touch if you think you may have something of interest.

I’m unable to accept offers of media players due to space, but if you have any audio players, Andy Vizor at AVAV Systems may be able to offer them a home.

Audio

  • Herophon disc (cardboard disk for Herophon organette)
  • Music box metal cylinders
  • Victorian music box discs (such as Polyphon or  Symphonium)
  • Book music (used in mechanical organs)
  • Early Berliner disc
  • Edison brown wax cylinder
  • Royal Purple Amberol cylinder
  • Concert cylinders
  • 12 inch long-play variant of Edison Disc
  • Vitaphone (motion picture sound system transcription disc)
  • Victory 7-inch record
  • Crown 9 inch record
  • V-Disc 12-inch WWII vinyl record
  • Triple Inchophone record
  • General Electric Play-Talk
  • Minifon Protona Attache tape cartridge
  • Sabamobil / Saba cassettes
  • Pre-recorded RCA Sound Tape Cartridge
  • IBM Magnabelt (4-inch size)
  • Orrtronics Auto-Mate
  • Aristocart
  • Marathon cartridge
  • Sanyo Master Pack 35 / Channel Master
  • RCA MI-12877
  • Peirce Model 360
  • Loewe Optaphon
  • Mohawk Midgetape
  • Vity cassette
  • Orrtronic Tapette
  • 8-track professional
  • Sanyo Magazine
  • Grundig DeJ614
  • Grundig DC-International Cassette
  • 16 rpm record (10-inch or 7-inch only)
  • Pre-recorded Digital Audio Tape (DAT)
  • Gruvi
  • Recordgraph
  • Americom Pocketdisc
  • Memovox disc
  • Echoplex tape cartridge
  • EV-4/Stereo-4 and Dynaco (DY) quadraphonic records
  • UD-4 / UMX / BMX quadraphonic records
  • Filmon Sound Belts
  • Telefunken Magnetic Disc
  • Smallest size Tefifon
  • Hipac tape
  • Leadsinger Music Karaoke Music Cartridge
  • Aluminium record master
  • 7-inch lacquer disc
  • Victor/JVC AHD disc (audio version of VHD)
  • One-sided single (CBS 1982)
  • Sound a round (children’s talking puzzle)
  • American Girl Music Cartridge

Video

  • 2-inch Quad / Quadruplex
  • ¼-inch open reel Akai format
  • Pre-recorded S-VHS
  • W-VHS
  • miniDVD (cDVD)
  • M
  • Panasonic D3
  • DVCPRO50
  • DVCPRO HD
  • HDCAM (S size)
  • HDCAM SR (S size)
  • DVDplus
  • MUSE HI-Vision LD
  • ED Betamax

Disk / Disc

  • Wang Disk Pack
  • IBM Demidiskette 4-inch
  • Mitsumi Quick Disc
  • 12-inch Magneto-optical disk / TrueWORM
  • SyQuest 5 MB / 10 MB / 15 MB / 25 MB / 38 MB disks
  • SyQuest Quest disk (4.7 GB)
  • Picture CD
  • MD (MiniDisc) Data2 / MD View
  • Sanyo iD PHOTO
  • HD-DVD-RW
  • Imation Odyssey
  • VMedia
  • Bootable business card
  • 5.25-inch internal hard drive
  • SSD drive
  • Gold archival CD-R or DVD-R
  • CD-MO

Tape

  • UNISERVO tape
  • IBM 7-track tape
  • HP Mini Data Cassette (for HP82176A tape drive)
  • Megatape MDC 500 Data Cartridge
  • Ampex DST (Data Storage Technology)
  • StorageTek 9840
  • LINC tape
  • DTF (S size)
  • Pereos
  • StorageTek SD-3 Redwood
  • IBM 3480

ROM Cartridges and Cards

  • AFP M1000/MP1000
  • Bandai Super Vision 8000
  • VTech CreatiVision
  • Nichibutsu My Vision
  • Entex Adventure Vision
  • Casio PV-1000
  • BBC Bridge Companion
  • Funtech Super A’Can
  • Neo Geo memory card
  • Sega Saturn cartridge (Japan only)
  • Coleco Adam cartridge
  • Sega Pico
  • Neo Geo X game card
  • Nintendo Switch

Solid State Media

  • MMCmicro
  • Serial Flash Module
  • JEIDA
  • SxS
  • XQD card
  • SanDisk 1GB Ultra II SD plus USB
  • CFast (2009)
  • PS Vita game card
  • SmartDisk FlashPath adaptor for SmartMedia
  • Memory cards for synthesisers such as the Roland M-512E

Other

  • Cassette tape that mimics professional open reel (TEAC CRC)
  • Punched tape used with telegraphs
  • Overhead projector transparency sets
  • Library catalogue cards
  • IBM 96 column punched cards for System/3 line (1960s)
  • IBM MagCards (1969, used in IBM word-processors)
  • IBM 3850 Mass Storage System cartridge

Photography

  • 3M sound-on-slide system
  • 1997 version of Talking View-Master
  • Super Sounds Talking View-Master 2005 – 2009
  • Stereockon (Russian version of View-Master)
  • Daguerreotype (1840-1850s) – silver-plated copper
  • La Belle Commpak for La Belle Tutor (16mm film and 8 track)

Motion Picture

  • Kinora reel
  • Super 16
  • Fairchild Moviepak Seventy Cartridges
  • Paper prints of films
  • Bell & Howell Filmosound

 

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