Columbia 2

Columbia (Canada) / 1941

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Design: At the top of the label, the traditional Columbia double note is paired with a microphone carrying the initials 'CBS.' The typeface for 'Columbia' has been changed yet again, to a monoline sans serif of the 'grotesque' variety.

History: Having acquired the American Record Corporation and Brunswick in 1938, Columbia became a major music industry corporation. This Canadian release was pressed by Sparton of London, Ontario, who had their own label. Alternate colour scans (below) courtesy of collectors Dave Dixon and Georg Richter.

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

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