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Comments: Physical Appearance; Text appearing on paper labels (7 and 10-inch)

Physical Appearance

DESCRIPTIVE COMMENTS COMMENTAIRES DESCRIPTIFS
Single-sided disc disque à une face
Disc Colour
brown disc disque brun
black disc disque noir
maroon disc disque marron
Label area type
sunken label étiquette enfoncée
paper label étiquette en papier
no paper label sans étiquette en papier
tartan paper label étiquette en papier tartan
bat wing label étiquette "aile de chauve-souris"
Grommet type
brass spindle grommetoeillet central en laiton
Etching on disc
angel symbol etched in label area sigle de l'ange gravé sur l'aire de l'étiquette
angel symbol etched on grooves at (n) o'clock sigle de l'ange gravé sur les sillons à (no) heures
HMV symbol on reverse sigle HMV à l'endos
HMV symbol etched in grooves at (n) o'clock sigle HMV gravé sur les sillons à (no) heures
Obscured Stamped Information
British information on disc but obscured by label information britannique sur disque cachée par l'étiquette
Canadian patent information stamped on disc but obscured by label information de brevet canadien estampée sur le disque mais cachée par l'étiquette
U.S. patent information on disc; U.S. numbers on disc but obscured by \ Made in Canada\ stamp; U.S. numbers on disc crossed out information de brevet américain sur le disque ; numéros américains, mais obscurcis par \Fabriqué au Canada\ estampe, numéros des É.-U. biffés
performer and number stamped on the disc but obscured by label nom de l'interprète et numéro gravé sur le disque, mais obscurcis par l'étiquette



Text on Paper Labels (7 and 10-inch)

DESCRIPTIVE COMMENTS PHRASING FOUND ON DISC LABEL
Items on upper to middle of paper label area
HMV symbol on label    
"His Master's Voice" = "His Master's Voice" appears in small letters below the HMV symbol
trademark = "Trade Mark" appears under the HMV symbol on the label either to the left of the spindle or separated by the spindle or between Nipper and the gramophone
patented Feb. 24, 1897 = "Patented Feb. 24, 1897" appears under the Berliner Gram-o-phone Company of Canada credit or to the upper right of the spindle


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