Record [Durium]

Durium, Manufacturer

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

Part 1: Square, blue record sleeve. Printed in blue on the front is the text, "One Hour with You / Fox-Trot / 1'3 / What would You do / Fox-Trot / EN. 14 / This Record [...] / durium / THE SELF CHANGING / record / Protected by Patents". On the reverse is the text, "Durium RECORDS" repeated in a banner. Beneath this is, "GUARANTEE [...] / DURIUM / TRADE MARK". Printed in an ink stamp is, "Melvern's".

Part 2: Brown, cardbord and durium record. Printed in white is the text, "durium / ONE HOUR WITH YOU / FOXTROT / R. WHITING ROBIN / EN. 14 / 1038 / VICTORIA / MUSIC / PUBLISHING / CO. LTD / WHAT WOULD YOU DO / FOXTROT / R. WHITING ROBIN / DURIUM DANCE BAND / VOCAL REFRAINS / MANF'D BY DURIUM PRODUCTS (G.B.0 LTD. / SLOUGH ENGLAND. (REGD TRADE MARK) / PROTECTED BY PATENTS". Embossed into the durium is the text, "E-1038-[?]". A blue and white stamp on the reverse reads, "CHAPPELL & CO LTD / 1D / LONDON".

Part 3: Vertical, rectangular piece of paper with blue text, "THE / durium / record /[...]". On the reverse is the text, "35 Durium Records / WEIGHING ONLY / [...] / DURIUM PRODUCTS (GREAT BRITAIN) LTD. / 116, BUCKINGHAM AVENUE, SLOUGH, BUCKS / MADE IN ENGLAND".

Part 4: Small, oval, cardboard record lock. Etched into the surface is the text, "DURIUM / RECORD LOCK".
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Paper/Cardboard
Processed Material/Paper
Organic/Vegetal/Resin
Signature/Marks and Type
One Hour with You / Fox-Trot / 1'3 / What would You do / Fox-Trot / EN. 14 / This Record [...] / durium / THE SELF CHANGING / record / Protected by Patents Printed
Durium RECORDS / GUARANTEE [...] / DURIUM / TRADE MARK Printed
Melvern's Ink Stamp
durium / ONE HOUR WITH YOU / FOXTROT / R. WHITING ROBIN / EN. 14 / 1038 / VICTORIA / MUSIC / PUBLISHING / CO. LTD / WHAT WOULD YOU DO / FOXTROT / R. WHITING ROBIN / DURIUM DANCE BAND / VOCAL REFRAINS / MANF'D BY DURIUM PRODUCTS (G.B.0 LTD. / SLOUGH ENGLAND. (REGD TRADE MARK) / PROTECTED BY PATENTS Printed
E-1038-[?] Etched
CHAPPELL & CO LTD / 1D / LONDON Sticker
THE / durium / record / [...] Printed
35 Durium Records / WEIGHING ONLY / [...] / DURIUM PRODUCTS (GREAT BRITAIN0 LTD. / 116, BUCKINGHAM AVENUE, SLOUGH, BUCKS / MADE IN ENGLAND Printed
DURIUM / RECORD LOCK Etched
Accession No
2020.31
Credit Line
Durium. Circa 1930. Record [Durium], 2020.31. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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