Longophon

Longophon COB (Germany) / c. 1932

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Design: A breathtakingly bold photograph of the actress fills half the record, with the imprinting sensitively balancing the image in the other half. The label name logo at the top is attractively lettered in a bold pen script.

History: Label scan courtesy of collector Georg Richter of Germany, who writes: "Between about 1930 and 1934 the C. Otto Bestehorn company of Aschersleben sold single-sided cardboard records, 20cm in diameter, with a picture of an artist on the reverse side. The example above features German actress Marianne Hoppe."




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