A shellac 78-rpm record manufactured by Columbia Phonograph Company. The label in the center, in white type, reads: [Columbia Disc Record / Condition of Sale / This record is sold upon the express condition that it shall not be copied or duplicated and that the full right of property or possession reverts to the Columbia Phonograph Co. upon violation of this condition. / Columbia Phonograph Co. / New York / London / Grand Prize / Paris, 1900 / Jack Tar March / John Philip Sousa / Columbia Band / No. 1587 / Patented May 4, 1886, and December 10, 1901].
A shellac 78-rpm record manufactured by the Victor Talking Machine Company. The label in the center, in gold, has an image of a dog near a phonograph with the caption that reads: [His Master’s Voice]. The gold reads: [Victor Record / Imperial Edward / Sousa’s Band / 1418 / Victor Talking Machine Co / Camden NJ / Patented]. The label has wear and scratches.