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ZONOPHONE SINGLE SIDED 7 inch RECORD

NICOLE RECORDS

DURIUM RECORDS

GOODSON RECORDS

PICTURE ADVERTISING GRAMOPHONE RECORD

"ITMA" GRAMOPHONE RECORD ALBUM

THE SOUNDS OF TIME RECORD ALBUM

ODDITY RECORDS - BIRD SOUND RECORDINGS

VOICES OF THE STARS - RECORDINGS BY FAMOUS PEOPLE



ZONOPHONE SINGLE SIDED 7 inch RECORD


Gramophone Record

No. 1134 Ye Boston Tea Party by British Military Band London
I have not played this Record, but it appears in good condition

ZONOPHONE SINGLE SIDED 7 inch RECORD

FOR SALE at GBP10


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NICOLE RECORDS 7 inch Double-sided Circa 1905

Nicole Freres of London produced their first Single-sided Gramophone Records in 1903.
These Nicole records are of the "Unbreakable" variety consisting of cardboard with a layer of protective celluloid (or similar), they resemble a piece of linoleum.
Nicole Freres only produced these "Double-sided" records for an extremely brief period.
They commenced production in 1905 and the Company went into liquidation in 1906.
The records are very rare examples from the early days of record production when manufacturers were still vying with each other to produce the best material for the burgeoning record industry.
Gramophone Record

D 167 The Holy City - Sung by Mr Harrison Latimer / Star of Bethlehem - Sung by Mr Edgar Coyle
Gramophone Record

D 124 Veleta / The Chorister Waltz - Both played by The British Imperial Military Band
Gramophone Record

D 165 Glory Song / There is a Green Hill Far Away - Both sung by Mr Dan Llewellyn
Gramophone Record

D 151 Pansy Faces - Sung by Mr Hamilton Hill / Good Bye, Mignonette - Sung by Mr Steve Porter
Gramophone Record

D 199 Xmas Waits sung by Vocal Quartette / Hark!The Xmas Bells by The British Imperial Military Band
I have not played these Gramophone Records, but they appear in good condition

NICOLE GRAMOPHONE RECORDS

FOR SALE at GBP10 for 1 Record
or GBP8 EACH for 3 or more Records
RECORDS IN CARDBOARD SLEEVES ORIGINALLY SUPPLIED BY GRAMOPHONE SHOPS


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DURIUM RECORDS 10 Inch
TWO RECORDINGS on Single-sided RECORD Circa 1932

In April 1932 Durium commenced producing patented material records resembling plastic-coated cardboard.
Production was short lived because in early 1933 the company switched to producing unbranded advertising discs.
With no "Advertising Standards" the records were described as a "Self Changing Record" because there were two records on a single side.
Quite famous singers and musicians can often be found sometimes anonymously on these records.

A Note about all these Records:
Within the original record sleeve for these records is a cardboard sheet, this was presumably designed to keep the records flat.
If the records are stored vertically in a paper record sleeve there is a tendency for them to "bow".
I would recommend the records be kept in stiff cardboard record sleeves and stored horizontally sandwiched between heavy 78's to keep them flat.
I have not played these records, but they all look playable.
Gramophone Record


EN 7 After the Ball / Now's the time to fall in love by Durium Dance Ensemble Vocal Paul Small

EN 9 Goodnight Vienna / My Sweet Virginia by Durium Dance Band with Vocal Refrains

EN 43 You Loving Me / Little Yvonne by Durium Dance Band with Vocal Vocalists

EN 44 Toasts / Let's all be Fairies by Durium Dance Band with Leslie Sarony SOLD

EN 30 Why be so unkind to me / We all wanna know why by Durium Dance Band with Vocalists

EN 13 Can't we talk it over / Just humming along by Durium Dance Band with Vocalists SOLD

EN 34 Why waste your tears / Nigh shall be filled with music by Durium Dance Band with Vocalists

EN 18 Back again to Happy-go-lucky Days / There's a ring around the Moon by Durium Dance Band with Vocalists

EN 42 Let's all sing like the Birdies Sing / Venetian Lady by Durium Dance Band with Vocalists SOLD

EN 11 Now that you're Gone / Was that the Human thing to do? by Durium Dance Band with Vocalists SOLD

EN 17 Round the Marble Arch / It' that little extra something by Durium Dance Band with Vocalists

EN 16 She didn't say yes / Gypsy Moon by Durium Dance Band with Vocalists

EN 37 Listen to the German band / Same old Moon by Durium Dance Band with Vocalists

EN 25 Everybody's doing it but me / Get away old man by Durium Dance Band with Vocalists

EN 12 Auf Wiedersehen my dear / Rain on the roof by Durium Dance Band with Vocalists

EN 10 By the Sycamore tree / An Ev'ning in Caroline by Durium Dance Band with Vocalists

ALL ABOVE DURIUM GRAMOPHONE RECORDS FOR SALE

GBP4 FOR ONE RECORD
or GBP9 FOR THREE RECORDS
or IF PURCHASING FOUR OR MORE RECORDS GBP2.50 EACH
RECORDS IN CARDBOARD SLEEVES ORIGINALLY SUPPLIED BY GRAMOPHONE SHOPS


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Three GOODSON RECORDS
Flexible 10 Inch Double-sided Cardboard Circa 1929


Gramophone Record
Goodson was a short lived company, they started producing these cream coloured flexible material discs in late 1928 at a price of one shilling and nine pence.
After just over 2 years of trading the company ceased production in early 1931.
It is interesting to note that the recommendation on one record is "FIT A USED NEEDLE - GREATER PURITY OF TONE IS THUS OBTAINED" on another it states "NOTE - GREATER PURITY OF TONE IS OBTAINED BY FITTING A USED NEEDLE" the third record has neither of these suggestions.
Was this a ploy to enable endless playing of 78's without the chore of changing the needle? or did the company finally think that the use of an old blunt needle might diminish the playing quality?
Gramophone Record
No.129 Sleepy Valley - Olympic Dance Orchestra with Vocal Chorus
/ The Shoes we have Left are all Right - Broadway Merry Makers with Vocal Chorus
In good condition

No. A280 Rustle of Spring / Spanish Dance No. 1 - both played on the Pianoforte by Herman Wasserman
In poor condition

No. 111 Waltz Dream / Roses of the South - Both played by the Milan Orchestra
In very poor condition (crack in centre)

I have not played these records

ALL THREE OF THE ABOVE GOODSON GRAMOPHONE RECORDS

FOR SALE at GBP14 for the three


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PICTURE ADVERTISING GRAMOPHONE RECORD
- Dewer's 'White Label' Whisky Circa 1930


Gramophone Record
The Record is made from a flexible celluloid material.
The pictures are in full vibrant colours
advertising "Christmas Greetings from John Dewar & Sons Ltd.".

(The blue / grey shown in the pictures is not present
it is purely light reflection from the camera due to the shiny surface of the record)
Gramophone Record

Deoch an' Doris - Sung by Sandy McNab
and
"Happy Days are Here Again" - played by Mancino's Orchestra

I have not played this record, there are a few marks on the record
Should you just not wish to display the record, it looks like it should play OK.

For Sale at GBP15


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"ITMA" GRAMOPHONE RECORDS
Album of Recordings between 1939 and 1949


Gramophone Record
It's That Man Again (ITMA).
The much loved BBC Radio Program that transported the Nation away from the constant worry and turmoil of War into a different World.
This evocative 5 record Album is part of our Nations heritage during these turbulent times.
Written by the compiler of the Album is a brief reminder of the ITMA cast and characters which together with narration by John Snagge will certainly reawake memories from those who lived through the War.

All 5 records of this Album appear in excellent condition.
It is so rare to find a complete Album such as this without one record damaged;
the condition of the records must be due in no small part to the heavy protective covers of the Album.

This five 78 rpm record Album set
For Sale at GBP29


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THE SOUNDS OF TIME GRAMOPHONE RECORDS
Album of Recordings between 1934 and 1949


Gramophone Record
Recordings of the actual events and actual voices of the people that made history between 1934 - 1949.
To name but a few:-
H G Wells, Appeasers Ramsey Macdonald and Stanley Baldwin, King George V, Amelia Ehrhart, Hindenburg Airship disaster, Abdication speech King Edward VIII, Hitler, Peace in our time / declaration of War Chamberlain, J B Priestly, Churchill rallying the Nation, King George VI, Montgomery, Eisenhower, Mussolini, Nehru, William Joyce (Lord Haw-Haw), Princess Elizabeth, Battle Britain etc. etc.

All 5 records of this Album appear in excellent condition.
It is so rare to find a complete Album such as this without one record damaged;
the condition of the records must be due in no small part to the heavy protective covers of the Album.

This five 78 rpm record Album set
For Sale at GBP29


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ODDITY RECORDS - BIRD SOUND RECORDINGS
( 10" 78 rpm gramophone records 1910's - 1940's )

HMV B10473 Songs of British Birds (2 Sides)

Decca F10297 Beauty Metcalfe - Talking Budgerigar / Sandy Paul - Talking Budgerigar

HMV B2469 Nightingales / Dawn in an Old World Garden - Both recorded in a Garden

HMV B2470 Nightingales / Dawn in an Old World Garden - Both recorded in a Garden

Decca A1 Actual Recordings of Talking Birds (2 Sides)

Rex 8098 Choir of Canaries - (2 Sides)

Brunswick 1008 The Golden Bird - Actual Canary Solo (2 Sides)

Winner 2368 The Song of the Thrush by Stanley Kirkby / Beautiful Bird, Sing on by Robert Carr (Whistling)

Regal/Zonophone MR853 Song of the Nightingale / Butterflies in the Rain

HMV B3345 Daybreak at a Surrey Farm / In a Village Churchyard (Sounds of Birds)

ALL TEN OF THE ABOVE BIRD GRAMOPHONE RECORDS

FOR SALE at GBP15 for the all ten


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VOICES OF THE STARS - RECORDINGS BY FAMOUS PEOPLE
( 10" 78 rpm gramophone records )

Shirley Temple, James Stewart, Maurice Chevalier / Charles Laughton, Jack Buchanan, Bette Davis + Many More

Anna Neagle, Jesse Mathews, Max Miller / Leslie Howard, Marlene Dietrich, Clark Gable + Many More

Ronald Colman, Loretta Young, Bing Crosby / Cicely Courtneidge, Gracie Fields + Many More

Evelyn Laye, Stanley Lupino, Jean Harlow / Laurel & Hardy, Katherine Hepburn, Norma Shearer + Many More

Beverley Sisters, Max Bygraves, Tommy Steele + More singing

Dicky Valentine , Joan Regan, Lita Rosa + More singing

The Man in the Ditch - Story told by the Author Edgar Wallace

The Meandering's of Monty - Monologue by Milton Hayes

An impression of the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace

The Birth of Radio - "Not For Sale" record by Marconiphone

ALL TEN OF THE ABOVE VOICE OF THE STARS RECORDS

FOR SALE at GBP15 for the all ten


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