This is another example of a very early Columbia one-sided single.
On some Columbia singles they do not even name the artist.
Clicking on the song title will give you a better look at the images.
Berliner Gramophone was the first company to make discs instead of cylinders. Their singles were made from hard rubber and were usually 55 rpm.
The Berliner trademark continued to be used in Canada long after it had gone out of business in the States.
This single is a 7 inch single recorded on brown shellac.
In 19 Victor records produced a series of records called "Deluxe Records".In 1903 Zon-o-phone brought out a new series of 9 inch singles that used paper labels rather than etched titles. In 1903 Zon-o-phone brought out a new series of 9 inch singles that used paper labels rather than etched titles. Leeds Records were a small label who regularly infringed the copyright of other companies.This example from comedy duo Collins and Harlan was a big hit in 1903. This example from comedy duo Collins and Harlan was a big hit in 1903. They made some of the most beautiful-looking singles in the history of the recording industry.This can make dating Victor one-sided singles rather more complex than those from their competitors. The singles with a serial number of 31000 upwards were 12 inch singles.The 31000 series was released from 1903 to around 1909.