1911 - 1915

Phonograph Ads in the Early Teens

By Doug Boilesen 2019


The First Hornless Graphophone, Munsey's Magazine, October 1911




"Music such as you have never heard before - right in in your home" Scribner's Magazine, 1911




The Columbia Grafonola "Favorite" $50, Scribner's Magazine, 1911



Edison advertisement by J.J. Gould, Success Magazine, May 1911



Advertisement in November 1911 by John E. Sheridan (PM-0952)



Buy tickets for a public recital or buy his record and "hear him in a private recital..." The Independent Magazine, 1912



Opera season is almost over but its masterpieces can still be enjoyed on the Victor-Victrola, Life, April 11, 1912



Columbia dance records "are the best I have heard." Vernon Castle, The Theater Magazine, 1914


"The galaxy of operatic stars and virtuosi who have recorded their matchless art exclusively on Columbia Records for the Columbia Grafonola." The Theater Magazine, 1914


"Victor supremacy" and the "Both Are" Victor ad campaign, The Talking Machine World, August 15,1915



"The Columbia Grafonola is the one ideal musical instrument" for every musical occasion, 1915



Edison Triumphant! The master inventor triumphed "over a task as Herculean as ever was set for any man before." 1915


"Tone - That's where the Victrola is pre-eminent, Harper's Magazine, 1915


Columbia for your 1915 Christmas, 1915