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When you click on a Sponsored Product ad, you will be taken to an Amazon detail page where you can learn more about the product and purchase it.To learn more about Amazon Sponsored Products, click here.As my hobby in phonographs grew so did my collection of 78 rpm records that went along with it.I then became fascinated by the number of record companies and labels that sprang up to meet the need for recorded music as well as the history of the labels. labels with a few international ones mixed in as they end up in my collection. They are simply there for research and/or your viewing pleasure.The links below will show you the labels I have in my collection in alphabetical order. However, if you are looking for something in particular please ask as I do have quite a few duplicates and others that do not suit my musical tastes.I have started to write information about each label but have a long way to go.These refer to the different stages in the manufacture of discs.If you are not sure of how records in general 78s in particular were made, The most important things about most recent records are their performer, and the title.
See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab This easy-to-use dating guide for 93,000 individual 45 and 78 rpm records released by almost 2,500 United States record companies enables the reader to date the specific month a record was released.
Mind you, early on, it was quite common to find records with a different catalogue number on each side!
As late as 1926, Odeon had a series for Austria that had no consistent number on each side there may be much later examples too.
For Vogue picture records I have posted both sides of whatever I have as these records are great.
All others I post one example of every different label design in my collection, even some with very subtle differences in wording or design.
Spiral Bound, 8.5” x 11", 177 pp This work is absolutely essential for anyone collecting 78 rpm recordings, regardless of type or musical genre.