Unitas (U.K.) / c. 1931

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Design: The label name, lettered in roman capitals with calligraphic flourishes, sits on a decorative, stylized banner, the curvilinear lines of which contrasts with sharp electrical flashes emanating from the spindle hole.

History: Co-Operative Societies in the U.K., which offered discounted products and rebates to its membership through bulk ordering, have a long history, some claiming to have originated in the medieval era. Label scan courtesy of music researcher and collector Bill Dean-Myatt of the U.K.

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