ADVERGRAPHS

Phonograph slogans and advertising phrases

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Advergraphs (1), Edison Phonograph Monthly, March 1915

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"Plays all Records - Never Scratches" - Americanola

"A Model for Every Purse" - Artophone

"The Tone That Thrills" - Blue Bird Talking Machine Co. 1919

"All Phonographs in One" - Brunswick 1918

"The Nightingale of Phonographs" - Carola

"The Phonograph with a Personality" - Cardinal 1919

"Speaks for Itself" - Cleartone Talking Machine - Lucky 7 Phonograph Company 1919

"Note the Notes" - Columbia and Columbia Records

"Note the Notes" - Columbia Graphophone Co., 1916

"The Stage of the World" - Columbia Grafonola 1916

"Hearing is Believing" - Columbia Grafonola 1912

"Crosley Floating Jewel Tone System" - Crosley 1946

"Looking for the Band" - Edison 1901

"The Acme of Realism" - Edison 1901

"The Phonograph with a Soul" Edison 1916

"The Machine that Plays any Record" - Empire Phonograph Company

"The FORD of Phonograph world" - KOCH-O-PHONE

"Nothing But Class" - Lampagraph

"Speaks for Itself" - Mag-Ni-Phone

"The Music Without the Blur!" - Magnola 1918

"Built by Tone Specialists" - Magnola 1918

"Magnola's Tone Deflector eliminates the scratch" - Magnola 1918

"The Music Master of Phonographs" - Manograph

"Golden Voice" High-Fidelity System" - Motorola Hi-Fi Tone 1953

"Sings Its Own Praises" - Nightingale Mfg. Co., 1916

"Pathé is Supreme" "Costs No More than the Ordinary Phonograph" - Pathé 1920

"The Golden Throat" Tone System - RCA Victor 1947

"The Silent-Sapphire" pickup - RCA Victor 1947

The Victrola®45 complete automatic phonograph - RCA Victor 1953

"Clear as a Bell" - Sonora

"The Instrument of Quality" - Sonora

"The Highest Class Talking Machine in the World" - Sonora

"The Singing Throat of the Starr Phonograph" - Starr Phonograph, 1915

The Sign of the Starr Store - Starr Phonograph 1916

"The Finest Reproducing Phonograph in the World" - Steger

"His Master's Voice" - Victor Talking Machine Company

"Victor Supremacy" - Victor Talking Machine Company

"Victrola" - Victor Talking Machine Company

"The Phonograph of Marvelous Tone" - Vitanola 1919

"Plays ALL Records - Natural as Life" - Vitanola 1919

'Super-Fidelis' record changer with Siesta-Matic - "V-M High-Fidelity 1956

Cobra Tone Arm - records play via Radionic wave - Zenith 1946

"World's Fastest Record Changer" - Zenith 1946

"Silent-Speed" record changer - Zenith 1946

"Floating Filament" rides lightest on the record - Zenith 1946

 

 

 

 

 

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"The Singing Throat of the Starr Phonograph," The Talking Machine World, 1915

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The Sonora Phonograph was known by its Sonora Bell logo and the phrase "Clear as a Bell'

Other slogans included "The Instrument of Quality" and "The Highest Class Talking Machine in the World"

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"The Music Without the Blur!"

The Talking Machine World, June 15, 1918

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"Looking for the Band"

"The Acme of Realism"

Edison Advertising Form No. 410, circa 1901

"The Acme of Realism" Edison poster

 

 

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"His Master's Voice" Victor Talking Machine Co.

 

 

RCA magazine advertisement, 1946

 

 

"The Victrola - The most famous musical instrument in the world" The Ladies' Home Journal, October 1919

 

Victrola 1921

 

 

 

 

Lucky 7 Phonograph Company, The Talking Machine World, May 15, 1919

 

 

 

Empire Talking Machine Company, The Talking Machine World, May 15, 1919

 

 

 

"All Phonographs in One"

Photoplay Magazine, January 1918

 

 

Steger Phonographs are an example of piano company's making phonographs - "If it's a Steger--It's the most valuable piano in the world."

 

 

Vitanola - "The Phonograph of Marvelous Tone" - November 8, 1919

 

 

 

The Crosley "Floating Jewel® Tone System" - Crosley Radio-Phonograph, Ads L-R 1946 and 1945

 

 

 

 

Zenith Record-Playing Radios, 1946

 

 

 

RCA Victor - "The Golden Throat" Tone System with the "Silent Sapphire" pickup - 1947

 

 

 

The "Victrola®"45 complete automatic phonograph - RCA Victor -1953

 

 

 

Pathé is Supreme - Costs No More Than the Ordinary Phonograph 1920

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"The Phonograph with a Personality" - Cardinal - The Talking Machine World, 1919 (Courtesy of the Antique Phonograph Society)

 

 

 

"Hearing is Believing" - Columbia Grafonola, Cosmopolitan, 1912

 

 

 

 

"The Tone That Thrills" - 1920

Blue Bird ad from Buffalo Courier, November 14, 1920 (Courtesy The78rpmrecordspins)

 

 

 

 

 

"Note the Notes" - The Talking Machine World, November 1916

 

 

 

 

The Sign of the Starr Store - The Talking Machine World, November 1916

 



 

Postcard advertisement for Voice of Music Record Player with 4-speed 'Super-Fidelis' record changer with Siesta-Matic.

V-M 1280 Record Player introduced in 1956

 

 




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