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Object ID 001918

Object Name Jensen Hi-Fi needle

Object Desc Jensen Hi-Fi needle for phonographs.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001499

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Phonograph


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Cabinet 1, Shelf 9

Object Date

Start Year Range 1950s

End Year Range 1960s

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Jensen brand,phonograph needles,styluses,

Title Jensen Hi-Fi needle

Description Red/cream colored cardboard/plastic package for Hi-Fi phonograph needle. Needle and parts are inside package. Never opened. ID number: M70LP. Front reads "Jensen Hi-Fi needle/Precision Made Longer Life/Made in U.S.A./Jensen-oldest name in sound engineering." Back has directions for installing new needle, type information (Repl., Spd, Tip), Price-$2..50.


Approx Collection Date

Height 0.25

Length 2.5

Width 1.75

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Dimensions refer to entire package.

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Jensen

Maker Details "oldest name in sound engineering"

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY001499

Description Jensen Hi-Fi phonograph needle


Date APR 8,2014

Summary Good

Assessor Cassie Coffey

Notes Package appears to have never been opened. Needle and parts are still inside. However, condition of needle is unknown. Some discoloration on cardboard packaging.


Date APR 8,2014

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin

Date APR 8,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Cabinet 1, Shelf 9 from Cabinet 1, Shelf 1 - automatic entry by admin