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Shelburne County Museum

Record, Phonograph


Accession number: 2011.10.03
Object type: Record, phonograph
Object subtype: Tools and equipment for communication
Date: 1902 – 1904
Materials: Plastic
Measurements: 18 cm W
Brand: Berliner Gram-o-phone
Marks/Label:

RCA logo

Narrative: Previous number: SCM.18.1c
Description:

Brown 7-inch, 78rpm single-sided record.  Black and gold label reads, "Improved Berliner Gram-O-Phone Record Manufactured by E.B. Berliner Montreal, Canada.  Patented, Feb, 24. 1897.  Cock o' The North -- Bagpipe Solo played by Mr. McCall 121".  On the reverse is etched the words, 'Berliner Gram-O-Phone' and the RCA logo (dog listening to gramophone, 'His Master's Voice').  Surface is horizontally ridged.