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1916 Columbia Records Ad ~ Impromptu Parties, Vintage Radio ...

Original vintage magazine ad for Columbia Double Disc Records. Tagline or sample ad copy: The hours need never drag for lack of entertainment if you have a Columbia in your home. Publication Year: 1916 Approximate Ad Size (in inches): 9 x 11 Condition: VG

Vintage Original 1917  Columbia Grafonola by SwampYankeeAds

Vintage Original 1917 Columbia Grafonola by SwampYankeeAds

Golden Age Singers - Victrola Vintage Ad 1910

Golden Age Singers - Victrola Vintage Ad 1910

Beautiful vintage advertising from 1910 for Victrola records showing a dozen of the most famous singers from the so-called golden age, all from the Metropolitan Opera. From The Theater magazine, size

Victor Phonograph / Records Talking Machine PRINT AD - 1904 ~ LOT of 2 diff. ads

Victor Phonograph / Records Talking Machine PRINT AD - 1904 ~ LOT of 2 diff. ads

In the early 1900s, the graphophone and gramophone's success with discs led Edison to feel the pressure to switch over. There was nothing inherently better about disc in comparison to the cylinders that Edison was using, except, from a manufacturing sense, they could be stamped before distribution, and were more easily mass produced. By 1908, lower market price and better marketing for double sided disc led Edison to change his mind, and by 1912, he had began mass producing disc records.

In the early 1900s, the graphophone and gramophone's success with discs led Edison to feel the pressure to switch over. There was nothing inherently better about disc in comparison to the cylinders that Edison was using, except, from a manufacturing sense, they could be stamped before distribution, and were more easily mass produced. By 1908, lower market price and better marketing for double sided disc led Edison to change his mind, and by 1912, he had began mass producing disc records.

Edison Phonograph advertisement for 1911. Edison invented the phonograph in 1877 based upon cylinders. By 1910 the marketplace was turning to disk records that were easier to handle and store.

Edison Phonograph advertisement for Edison invented the phonograph in 1877 based upon cylinders. By 1910 the marketplace was turning to disk records that were easier to handle and store.

1917

Columbia Grafonola ad from the December 1917 issue of McCall's magazine.

1943 RCA Radio Phonograph WWII Radio Equipment Magazine Ad | eBay

1943 RCA Radio Phonograph WWII Radio Equipment Magazine Ad | eBay

"Edison's Phonograph - Or Talking Machine" advertisement poster, with an image of Edison, and his phonograph.  The phonograph/record player/gramophone, were invented during America's Gilded Age, in c.1877. The American inventor was: Thomas Alva Edison, (1847-1931). ~ {cwlyons} ~ (Image/collection: Smithsonian American Art Musuem)

Edison's Phonograph poster, Smithsonian American Art Museum Phonograph/record player/ Gramophone was invented during the Gilded Age by Edison in