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"Nipper" the RCA Dog!

"Nipper" became part of the culture. His likeness was produced in many forms - from printed artwork to statuary. The paper mache "Nipper's" were introduced in the 1930s and have remained a popular collectible! The leg on this paper mache Nipper was repaired using the same techniques used in original production.

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The History of "Nipper" the RCA Dog!

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"Nipper" is the famous icon of the RCA Gramophone Company - lending his image to the "Victrola & Victrola Records." The RCA logo made its debut in 1910,  in which the dog Nipper is sitting in front of a phonograph and listening in amazement. The motto "His Master's Voice" clarifies the message of the logo. The logo, based on a painting by Francis Barraud, "His Master's Voice", originally painted with the dog Nipper listening to a phonograph cylinder machine.