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On 11/30/2019 6:03 PM, Gary A. Galo wrote:
> Victor was founded in 1901, so named because Eldridge Johnson was "The Victor" in his court battle involving recording on wax, among other things.


All correct, but I think the OP was asking when the company started 
using the name "RCA Victor"; it was well after the 1929 buyout of Victor 
by RCA..

Peace,
Paul

> Best,
> Gary
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List <[log in to unmask]> On Behalf Of Dennis Rooney
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> Subject: [EXTERNAL] Re: [ARSCLIST] 78 rpm record company query
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> 1. 1936
> 2. Is this a label? Electrical recording became common in 1926, after being introduced by both Victor and Columbia in 1925.
> 3. Unknown
> 4. The North American Graphophone Company began operations around 1890.
> 5. The Victor Talking Machine Co. was formed by Eldridge R. Johnson in 1902.
> 
> DDR
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> On Sat, Nov 30, 2019 at 2:58 PM Maureen Jackson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 
>> Hello,
>>
>>
>> Would anyone know when the following labels began to be produced (or
>> their beginning and end dates)?  Any other information would be welcome as well:
>>
>>
>> 1.  Decca Odeon-Parlophone Series
>>
>> 2.  Popular Record Company Electric Recording 3.  Balkan Phonograph
>> Records 4.  Columbia Graphophone 5.  RCA Victor (1929 is reported date
>> of merger)
>>
>> Many thanks.
>>
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