Design: The basic format follows the Columbia label introduced around 1927, while the upper segment has the vertical lines seen in the Brunswick label from the same era.
History: Nipponophone had its beginnings in 1910 as the manufacturer of the first Japanese-made phonograph. In 1925, Nipponophone became affiliated with Columbia, which eventually become part of EMI. Nipponophone also produced the Orient Record. Label scan courtesy of UK music researcher and collector Bill Dean-Myatt.