Allegro-Record (Poland) / c. 1913

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Design: The image of putti (the souls of innocent babies in heaven?) also appears on other labels such as Concert Record, Ariel, and of course the Gramophone Concert Record as a logo. Beneath the ribbons is a cartouche bearing the word 'Allegro' in Gothic lettering and the initials 'P.F.J.' in Roman letters, the meaning of which is unknown.

History: Manufactured in Germany, but, according to the imprinting, marketed in Poland. Label scan courtesy of collector Lucyna Lachowicz of Poland. 'Allegro,' a musical term meaning 'cheerful' or 'brisk,' also appeared on a label from the 1940s.

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