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A 5", later 6", disc produced by Crystalate to compete with the two "Fairy" labels used by Edison Bell and Vocalion, "Nursery Rhymes" issued just that during a short life in the 1920s. There were no catalogue numbers as such, each disc was identified by a letter (the one shown here is "D"). Whether a full 26 discs (or more?) were issued, I don't know. The 6" ones often re-used the old 5" masters, noticable with a large blank area at the rim, but some, at least were re-recorded as 6" masters. 
At present I don't know how many of each size were issued. 

The same name and label design was used for some 7" discs, again with alphabetic "catalogue numbers". Thes duplicate the 7" Victory series and will be found on the Victory 7" page.

 

Please e-mail me if you can help me fill in the gaps in any of these series.
Thanks to the following who have provided additional information:
Arthur Badrock, Graham Farnell, Kenny MacMillan,
Ann Peters, Janene Theol

Page last updated on: May 11, 2018

An asterix (*) after the catalogue letter means it has been reported as a 6" record

Cat No Matrix Title Labelled Artists Rec. Date
A* W-452
W-453
Ding Dong Dell
Three Blind Mice
Uncle Joe (= Robert Howe (+ Harry Fay on W-452)) June 18, 1924
B W-486
W-487
Where Are You Going To, My Pretty Maid ?
Little Bo-Peep
Uncle Joe (= Robert Howe & Harry Fay) July 31, 1924
C W-488
W-489
Polly, Put The Kettle On
Girls And Boys Come Out To Play
Uncle Joe (= Robert Howe & Harry Fay) July 31, 1924
C* W-488
E-119
Polly, Put The Kettle On
Girls And Boys Come Out To Play
Uncle Joe (= Robert Howe & Harry Fay)
Uncle Joe (= Harry Fay)
July 31, 1924
Dec 13, 1925
D W-490
W-491
Jack & Jill
Pussy Cat - Pussy Cat
Uncle Joe (with orch accmp) (= Robert Howe & Harry Fay) July 31, 1924
E* E-121 Old King Cole Uncle Joe (= Harry Fay) Dec 13, 1925
F W-494
W-495
Baa Baa Black Sheep
Three Little Kittens
Uncle Joe (with orch accmp)  (= Robert Howe & Harry Fay) July 31, 1924
G        
H        
I W-617
W-655
Nursey Nonsense
Little Boy Blue
Uncle Sambo (with piano accmp) (= Billy Whitlock)
Uncle Joe (with instl accmp) (= Harry Fay)
July 29, 1925
Sep 8, 1925
J W-618
W-656
The Toy Soldiers
Mary, Mary Quite Contrary
Uncle Sambo
Uncle Joe (= Harry Fay)
July 29, 1925
Sep 8, 1925
K W-619
W-657
Country Life (Nursery Stories)
Pat-A-Cake, Pat-A-Cake (Nursery Stories)
Uncle Sambo
Uncle Joe (= Harry Fay)
July 29, 1925
Sep 8, 1925
K* W-619
E- 105 
Country Life (Nursery Stories)
Pat-A-Cake, Pat-A-Cake (Nursery Stories)
Uncle Sambo
Uncle Joe (= Harry Fay)
July 29, 1925
Nov 11, 1925
L W-620
W-658
Nursery Laughs (Nursery Stories)
Little Miss Muffett
Uncle Sambo
Uncle Joe (= Harry Fay)
July 29, 1925
Sep 8, 1925
M        
N* E-102
E-104
Humpty Dumpty
Hey Diddle Diddle
Uncle Bill (= Harry Fay) Nov 11, 1925
O        
P        
Q        
R* E-121 Old King Cole Uncle Bill (= Harry Fay) Dec 13, 1925
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