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DURIUM 4 Inch ADVERTISING RECORD

GOODSON RECORDS

VOICE MESSAGE 5 inch RECORDS - Private Recordings

PICTURE ADVERTISING GRAMOPHONE RECORD

ODDITY RECORDS - BIRD SOUND RECORDINGS



DURIUM 4 Inch ADVERTISING RECORD Circa 1935


Gramophone Record
Durium produced a few advertising discs between 1933 and circa 1936.

They were made of a patented material resembling plastic-coated cardboard.
(The record should be stored flat because there is tendency for the material to "bow" slightly).

This is one of their discs advertising the merits of Oil produced by the BP (British Petroleum) Company.
Gramophone Record

Songs of "BP" Plus

I have not played this record, but it appears in good condition

For Sale at GBP15


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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 GBP12 for the three


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VOICE MESSAGE 5 inch RECORDS - Private Recordings

These Records originate from the 1930's
Rather like Vending Machines; Voice Recorders could be found in Hotels, Railway Stations etc
for people to record their voice.

The Records were supplied with an envelope to post to friends.
Sadly the envelopes were often lost.

There is a topic "VOICE RECORDS - Private Recordings" on the Help & Information page of my website,
this gives more detail of these records and how to play them.

I have not played these records hence do not know what, if anything, is recorded on each record side.

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Each of the two Records is contained in its own envelope
Both sides of each record is shown

Having not attempted to play the records
these rare Records are being sold as Display Only

FOR SALE
GBP12 FOR BOTH RECORDS


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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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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 GBP10 for all ten


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