Columbia 7

Columbia (China) / c. 1929

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Design: While the classic colour combination for Western countries was black and gold, red and gold remains a favourite colour combination for the Chinese, symbolizing health (red) and wealth (gold).

History: Columbia introduced the round-cornered design in 1928. Label scan courtesy of music researcher and collector Bill Dean-Myatt of the U.K.

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

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