I purchased the entire year of issues (5) of AVM from 1977 and they arrived yesterday. It's really interesting to go through them and see plants that are no longer available and hear the things that were important to them at the time. I've also discovered that I want, if at all possible!, to get The Redhead. It's a beautiful violet that should not be lost and I'm hoping that it hasn't been.
I also discovered yet another Richter violet that Candy doesn't have on her list. Jingle Bells has no information on it other than the name but it was on the 1977 Best Varieties list. I've written to her to let her know about it.