The Supraphon record label opened in Czechoslovakia in 1932, selling work by the country’s artists produced for export by the Ultraphon company. Post World War II, Ultraphon was nationalised and changed its name to Gramofonové závody. In 1961 the name was changed to Gramofonové závody – Supraphon and then just Supraphon in 1969. The label was acquired by Warner Music Group in 2019.
Usually plain, the company’s record sleeves, designed to protect your vinyl, were once as beautiful as record covers.
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