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HISTORY

Woolworths were not the first store to introduce their own record label.  Really from the outset of mass produced records, stores jumped on the proverbial bandwagon and introduced their own labels.  Below are some of the more worthy ones.

 

FRASCATI'S RESTAURANT

A complimentary "78" given to the well-heeled customers of this famous restaurant.

 

 

GAMAGES

Above are two examples of the record label from Gamages, the famous Holborn Department Store.

 

 

PORTLAND

 

Portland was a subsidary of Currys.  Note the label says Currys 1927 Lrd.

 

 

EMPIRE

 

Made for the famous Empire Stores

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