Homocord 7

Homo-Baby (U.K.) / c. 1928

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Design: The rounded corners follow the style of the contemporary Columbia label. The cap H at the foot, likely occupying the space for a royalty stamp, is a throwback to the Victorian era, but has the same leafy background feel as the illustration in the upper segment.

History: Label scan courtesy of music researcher and collector Bill Dean-Myatt of the U.K. Related to the German-founded Homokord label, distributed in England prior to WWI, this British-made 'Baby' issue is from a small-diameter record.


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