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Recording of a speech by Robert John Mackay 1949
Recording of a speech by Robert John Mackay 1949

Vinyl 78 rpm record with label headed Edinburgh University, with crest, Name Robert John Mackay. Date 10/8/49 Serial no 881 Subject A speech.

The foot of the label reads Use trailer or sapphire needle only. Phonetics department. Speed start out 78.
Mr Mackay was a shopkeeper in Embo and was known as "The Robber" due to the high prices of his goods.
The actual recording occupies about one half of the available record space, indicating a speech of about two minutes.
Record is contained in a brown paper sleeve.
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