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French music and dance tokens
« on: January 14, 2018, 02:25:55 AM »
I have uploaded to WoT all the French music and dance tokens that I possess (other than several varieties) ...in fact quite a large number, but now I need images from those held by other collectors here.

If any one cares to forward images to my email address which can be seen on my profile I will titivate same and add to the Wiki with © to your own collection.


Edit; of course the email link is available at left under my avatar.
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Re: French music and dance tokens
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2018, 10:50:07 AM »
Some of you may not collect French music and dance tokens ;) but those collectors could still find it worthwhile to pay a visit to WoT and see another section brought to life by Malj1's superb collection. WoT offers more information every week, as loyal contributors add pictures and details. You just never know how it is going to inform or inspire you. If you can add even only a single picture you can proudly proclaim to the world you are part of the team too.

BTW, keep your eyes glued to this board. We are already building a new section...

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« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2020, 11:24:18 AM »
I added an especially nice one today here

HMV's origins lie in The Gramophone Company, who in 1899 bought the copyright to a painting by Francis Barraud. The painting shows a dog, Nipper, listening to his late master's voice emanating from a gramophone.

In early 1899, Francis Barraud applied for copyright of the original painting using the descriptive working title Dog looking at and listening to a Phonograph. He was unable to sell the work to any cylinder phonograph company, but William Barry Owen, the American founder of the Gramophone Company in England, offered to purchase the painting under the condition that Barraud modify it to show one of their disc machines. Barraud complied and the image was first used on the company's catalogue from December 1899. As the trademark gained in popularity, several additional copies were subsequently commissioned from the artist for various corporate purposes. Emile Berliner, the inventor of the Gramophone, had seen the picture in London and took out a United States copyright on it in July 1900. The painting was adopted as a trademark by Berliner's business partner, Eldridge R. Johnson of the Consolidated Talking Machine Company, which was reorganized as the Victor Talking Machine Company in 1901. Victor used the dog-and-gramophone image far more aggressively than its UK affiliate, and from 1902 on, most Victor records had a simplified drawing of the image on their labels.
See Wikpedia for more.
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Re: French music and dance tokens
« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2020, 08:59:28 AM »
I did not find these tokens in the directory. It is interesting? :

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« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2020, 08:52:21 AM »
These two tokens are very good additions to the catalogue of French music and dance tokens, all the more because we were not aware of them. I will insert them into the catalogue. Do you have information on the size of the tokens? Are the pictures free of rights?

In fact, the catalogue is based on Wikipedia software, so anyone can insert or modify entries. It is not difficult and doesn't require learning by rote, but it does take some time and concentration.

For your own collection, I have bad news. The building called Salons Du Moulin Brûlé still exists. Its address is 47 Avenue Foch, Maisons-Alfort. It is right opposite the Île de Charentonneau on the banks of the Marne river, not on the island. Look it up with mapping software.

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Re: French music and dance tokens
« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2020, 11:18:53 AM »
These two tokens are very good additions to the catalogue of French music and dance tokens, all the more because we were not aware of them. I will insert them into the catalogue. Do you have information on the size of the tokens? Are the pictures free of rights?

Composition - Aluminium
Diameter - 25 mm
Thickness - 0.6 mm
(с) 1 Danse - Bal du Moulin Brûlé (Maison-Alfort) - * Tokens * – Numista

Photos from auctions ebay.. I have four types of these photos.
It’s hard for me to say what are the rights to photography ..


ps. And in between, another question about the islands of France: is this a token for the "Île Cazeau" - Cazeau island ?
The google map shows the island.. :

Île Cazeau token:

Last question split off here.
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