Record [Durium]

Durium, Manufacturer

Circa 1930
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Maker and Role
Durium, Manufacturer
Production Date
Circa 1930
Description
Durium Record.

Part 1: Brown, square record sleeve with blue and black text which reads, "Can't we Turn it Over / Fox-Trot /Just Humming Along / Fox-Trot / EN. 13 / 13 / durium / This record plays two complete tunes without / lifting the needle - lasts longer - is unbreak- / able - unscratchable - of light weight - plays / with any needle on any gramophone. / durium / The SELF CHANGING record / PROTECTED BY PATENTS". On the reverse is a banner with "durium RECORDS" repated and the printed blue text, "GUARANTEE / The unbroken seal of this envelope [...] / BRITISH MADE / Trade Mark". Printed in an ink stamp is, "LOOK INSIDE / For / DURIUM RECORD LOCK".

Part 2: Brown, cardboard record covered in a durium layer. Printed in white in the centre is the text, "durium / CAN'T WE TALK IT OVER / FOXTROT / NED WASHINGTON / VICTOR YOUNG / CECIL LENNOX / LTD / COPYRIGHT / B.FELDMAN & CO / B.F. / & CO / 125-129 SHAFTESBURY AV WC / EN-13 / 1029 / JUST HUMMING ALONG / FOXTROT / MONTAGUE EWING / ROBERT HARGREAVES / STANLEY DAMERELL / DURIUM DANCE BAND / MANF'D BY DURIUM PRODUCTS (G.B) LTD / SLOUGH ENGLAND (REGD TRADE MARK) / PROTECTED BY PATENTS". On the reverse of the record are two stickers, one is white and green with the text, "J. ALBERT & SON / NEW ZEALAND / ROYALTY STAMP". The second stamp is white and purple with the text, "CECIL / [?] / LENNOX".

Part 3: Small, brown, oval shaped lock with a hole in the centre. Etched onto one side is the text, "DURIUM / RECORD LOCK".
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Paper/Cardboard
Processed Material/Paper
Organic/Vegetal/Resin
Signature/Marks and Type
Can't we Turn it Over / Fox-Trot /Just Humming Along / Fox-Trot / EN. 13 / 13 / durium / This record plays two complete tunes without / lifting the needle - lasts longer - is unbreak- / able - unscratchable - of light weight - plays / with any needle on any gramophone. / durium / The SELF CHANGING recod / PROTECTED BY PATENTS Printed
durium RECORDS / GUARANTEE / The unbroken seal of this envelope [...] / BRITISH MADE / Trade Mark Printed
LOOK INSIDE / For / DURIUM RECORD LOCK Ink Stamp
durium / CAN'T WE TALK IT OVER / FOXTROT / NED WASHINGTON / VICTOR YOUNG / CECIL LENNOX / LTD / COPYRIGHT / B.FELDMAN & CO / B.F. / & CO / 125-129 SHAFTESBURY AV WC / EN-13 / 1029 / JUST HUMMING ALONG / FOXTROT / MONTAGUE EWING / ROBERT HARGREAVES / STANLEY DAMERELL / DURIUM DANCE BAND / MANF'D BY DURIUM PRODUCTS (G.B) LTD / SLOUGH ENGLAND (REGD TRADE MARK) / PROTECTED BY PATENTS Printed
J. ALBERT & SON / NEW ZEALAND / ROYALTY STAMP Sticker
CECIL / [?] / LENNOX Sticker
DURIUM / RECORD LOCK Etched
Accession No
2020.30
Credit Line
Durium. Circa 1930. Record [Durium], 2020.30. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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