Decca Sepia Series

Decca Sepia Series (U.S.A.) / 1941

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Design: The standard Decca format, except with the addition of the words 'Sepia Series' beneath the label name.

History: The Decca label, founded in England in 1929, expanded to the U.S. in 1934. Label scan courtesy of collector Georg Richter of Germany, who notes that the 'Sepia Series' was in fact 'race music,' launched to feature black artists.

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