Needles for Electric Pickups
Needles for use in the early electric pick-ups were often coloured (brass or bronze)
or partly painted, usually red.
Polar Bear Brand - Long Playing Needles (plays 20x)
Polar Bear Brand - Semi-permanent Needles (plays 20x)
E.M.I. Trailer Needles - Specially designed for the playback of lacquer records.
The bend in the needles reduces wear on the lacquer surface.
HMV Silent Stylus (plays 100x)
“for use with HMV Hyper-Sensitive Pick-up”
Columbia Chromium - Long Playing Needles. (plays 60x).
Dog and Baby - Long Playing Needle (plays 20x)
Songster - Durable Pick-up Needle (plays 15x)
Songster Golden Pick-up Needles.
“Made specially for pick-up & cinema use”