Bell

Bell (U.S.A.) / c. 1954

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Design: An uninspired design, the label name, placed above and below the spindle hole, being very understated. The images of a bell, reversed out of a broad black band, are predominant, and serve the double purpose of containing technical info.

History: Betty Johnson (c. 1929-) is an American pop singer who signed with book publishers Simon and Schuster's Bell record label in 1954 (Wikipedia). "Non-breakable' probably refers to the use of vinyl for the record manufacture, rather than shellac. Label scan courtesy of collector Graham Farnell of the U.K.




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