Standard Disc Record 3

Standard Disc Record (U.S.A.) / c. 1909

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Design: The ornament above the song title has been slightly simplified from the previous label. The Egyptian slab-serif used for the label name, with its horizontal slab serifs having more emphasis than the vertical strokes, was a product of display typography in mid-19th century America, gaining the name 'Western.'

History: Launched in 1905, Standard was associated with the Busy-Bee-Record, Harmony Record and United Record companies, all of which came together in 1916 to form the Consolidated Talking Machine Co. of Chicago.


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