Non Metalic Needles
These needles were made of non metalic materials
Nightingale Thorn Needle
“Eliminates surface wear, no hiss or scratch”
Made out of some non-metallic, natural material, such as thorn. Probably for electric pick-ups.
Fibes Re-pointable Long Playing
“For all types of pick-ups.”
Burmese Colour Needle (green) Loud Tone
Instructions say “Plays up to 50 records. Rotate the needle 1/3 turn after a few records.
Use BCN Renovator to re-sharpen needle”
Burmese Colour Needle (red) Medium Tone
Instructions say “Made from chemically purified Keratin.
Is homogeneous with record - therefore cannot damage record”
Columbia Miniature Thorn Needle
“For use in light weight pick-ups” (electric)
“Re-sharpened after 10 playings.”
HMV Fibre Needle. Triangular shape. Must be Resharpened after each record. Probably made from bamboo.
Fibre Needle with round section for use in early soundboxes.