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Images of Scotch (3M) tape boxes available

Filed under: history,reels,Tape Aging — 2009-02-04 by Richard L. Hess — Last Edit 2015-02-12 by Richard L. Hess

I was interested in the progression of the Scotch/3M tape boxes over the years, especially after someone contacted me because his father was in the picture on some of the 1960s tape boxes.

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Here are the ones with the picture of the chamber orchestra
http://www.richardhess.net/restoration_notes/111.jpg (red 7″)
http://www.richardhess.net/restoration_notes/120.jpg (orangy-brown 7″)
http://www.richardhess.net/restoration_notes/150.jpg (yellow 7″) Thanks Carmine Lauri (added 2015-02)
http://www.richardhess.net/restoration_notes/200.jpg (blue 7″)
http://www.richardhess.net/restoration_notes/311.jpg (grey-green 5″)

The moire pattern you may see is the screening of the printing beating with your monitor.

These are earlier boxes for two if the above
http://www.richardhess.net/restoration_notes/111(A)_early.jpg
http://www.richardhess.net/restoration_notes/120(A)_early.jpg

And then it all became standardized in the 1970-era box
http://www.richardhess.net/restoration_notes/200_1970.jpg



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