Antique VICTOR Talking Machine RECORDS catalog May 1924 Harry M Curtis LYNN Mass For Sale
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Antique VICTOR Talking Machine RECORDS catalog May 1924 Harry M Curtis LYNN Mass:
Antique VICTOR RECORDS catalog from May 16, 1924
"New Victor Records by these Artists - This Week"
This is a cardstock card, folded in half.
Copyright 1924 by Victor Talking Machine Company"6953-IXQA Victor Talking Machine Company, Camden, N.J. printed 1924"
The front features profile pictures of Frances Alda, Feodor Chaliapin, John McCormack, Shura Cherkassky, The Duncan Sisters, Paul Biese, Jack Chapman, Jean Goldkette, and Don Bestor, along with the Victor NIPPER dog - aka "His Master's Voice."
Inside there are lists of of the recordings with interesting details about them, such as - "Ain't it a Shame to Work on Sunday / Hard Trials" by Bethel Jubilee Quartet - "Splended Negro spirituals. The first deplores Sabbath-breaking and the second celebrates hard trials and great tribulations - and with a terrible bass warning to the transgressor."
The brochure was has a stamp inside from trhe distributor: Harry M. Curtis, Victor -Victrolas & Records, Pianos Sohmer, Packard, Estey" 56-60 Andrew St., Lynn, Mass. (Tel. 1850)This is the only one from this collection with no stamp, postmark or writing. It is in very good condition, just light age is one of several similar Victor brochures / catalogues from 1923-1924 that we have listed now.
A word about this collection:
This and the other antique music catalogs and books that we are listing all came from the same collector, who by all accounts was dedicated to collecting records and music ephemera throughtout his life. We never met the man, but have pieced together a portrait based on what we found when we purchased the lot. He was a prolific walker in his early days - a New York Times article from the early 1950s describes the then 18-year-old crossing the entire country on foot, beginning in the Bronx and working odd jobs along the way. In later life he often traveled by train to reach record stores, and the collection of books shows that he started in the 1950s and kept going up until his death a few years ago.
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