Emerson Phonograph Company 1917 signed by Victor Emerson

Emerson Phonograph Company 1917 signed by Victor Emerson

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Emerson Phonograph Company 1917 signed by Victor Emerson

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Beautifully engraved certificate from the Emerson Phonograph Company issued in 1917. This historic document was printed by the Franklin - Lee Banknote Company and has an ornate border around it with a vignette of an eagle. This item is hand signed by the Company’s President ( Victor Emerson ) and Secretary and is over 85 years old.
Certificate Vignette Victor Emerson Emerson Phonograph Company in 1916 after having worked for Columbia records for 17 years. Victor Emerson's entered the Talking Book Market in 1919. The records were manufactured by a process invented by Victor Emerson (patent #1,399,757) covering "a tablet made in imitation of the appearance of a well-known animate or inanimate object and comprising a phonographic record that can reproduce sounds which the hearer generally associates with that object." The Talking Book line included "talking dolls" and "talking animals," records laminated to colorful die-cut figures, like the example above.

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