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Edison Phonograph Division Documents

Edison Disc Record and Phonograph Sales Statistics  (1912–1928)


Reproduced with permission of the Edison National Historic Site
West Orange, New Jersey

The Edison Discography by Raymond R. Wile

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"Quantity of Disc Phonographs and Disc Records Sold."
Radio-Phonograph Division Accounting Department Report
to W. H. Meadowcroft (April 9, 1929)
     

Disc Phonographs
Disc Records
Domestic
Export
Domestic
Export
Total to Dec. 31st, 1915
95,889
......
3,446,070
......
Jan. 1, 1916 to Feb. 28. 1917
73, 332
252
2,621,113
16,590
Mar. 1, 1917 to Feb. 28, 1918
77,304
1,707
3,351,098
42,086
Mar. 1, 1918 to Feb. 28, 1919
68, 749
791
3,260,534
65,478
Mar. 1, 1919 to Feb. 29, 1920
121,539
2,135
7,163,028
131,612
Mar. 1, 1920 to Feb. 28, 1921
140,149
1,758
7,596,856
124,224
Mar. 1, 1921 to Feb. 28, 1922
32,963
1,273
4,595,030
144,826
Mar. 1, 1922 ro Feb. 28, 1923
59,606
2706
3,626,481
157,739
Mar. 1, 1923 to Feb. 29, 1924
65,925
4,226
3,877,450
145,028
Mar. 1, 1924 to Feb. 28, 1925
31,900
4,211
2,732,163
200,006
Mar. 1, 1925 to Dec. 31, 1925
13,977
4,718
1,586,336
193,105
Jan. 1, 1926 to Dec. 31, 1926
9,906
4,496
1,422,599
212,643
Jan. 1, 1927 to Dec. 31, 1927
7,311
3,085
685,247
122,515
Jan. 1, 1928 to Dec. 31, 1928
12,917
2,403
405,797
88,733
[Subtotal]
811,467
33,761
43,370,802
1,645,585
[Total]
845,228
48,016,387

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