|Text on Button||COLUMBIA GRAPHOPHONE|
A blue gramophone features white text within the image. The background is white.
|Curl Text||Bastian Bros Rochester, NY|
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The Columbia Graphophone Company was the UK subsidiary of the Columbia Phonograph Company. The Phonograph Company was founded in 1887 and sold Edison phonographs and phonograph cylinders, including some cylinder recordings of its own. The Graphophone Company became the UK subsidiary in 1922 and in 1931 it merged with the Gramophone Company to form EMI, or Electric & Musical Industries Ltd.