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Curry Ltd. 24-26 Goswell Road, London. 

The British electrical and cycling company Curry's Cycle Stores put out this label. It appears they also put out the same label as a paste-on over Edison Bell Winner records (as this one may well be). Details from Field, [F].  
 
Rust [R] notes that the Westport label was a sister to the Portland label and was produced by Edison Bell for the Curry's stores from 1922 to 1924. As a result, the content includes Edison Bell, and Gennett, recordings, many under pseudonyms. 

Note: Field lists a specific record with this label, of the Friars Society orchestra, that is Leon Rapollo's New Orleans Rhythm Kings, so their may be some jazz gems amongst the recordings of the Scots Guards. Rust [R] writes: "While it is most unlikely that Westport issued anything more interesting than straightforward dance music and popular songs of the time, it is fascinating to speculate on exactly what else remains to be discovered on this plain but striking label."

Catalog size: 400-500. 

Not listed by Longwell [L]. 

Record in colklection:
L124 c3 WESTPORT CURRYS VALUE   Curry Ltd, London.
3128).  APRIL SHOWERS.  Band of H.M.Scots Guards.
3128).  SWANEE ROSE    Ibid.