Columbia Record 13

Columbia Record (The Netherlands) / c. 1917

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Design: Featuring a candle-lit Christmas tree, a reminder of the time when live candles (!) were attached to Christmas trees in homes, a highly dangerous practice. The practice of bringing Christmas trees into homes was begun in Germany in medieval times and had its beginnings as a pagan ritual.

History: As previous. Label scan courtesy of collector Klaas Vonk of The Netherlands.

Design variations of this label in this decade (click on image to view page):

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