The Osborne Phonograph Co. commenced operation in 1917 at 739 Broadview Ave. in Toronto.

Talking Machine World, July 1919, p. 143. "A newcomer in music trade circles here is H. B. Foreman, who has bought the business of the Osborne Phonograph Co., opened over two years ago by F. H. Osborne, on Broadview Avenue."

Lanark Era (Lanark, Ontario), February 13, 1918, p. 2.

Toronto Daily Star, August 2, 1919, p. 20. The Osborne company ran three identical classified ads in the summer (July and August) of 1919.

Norman Brooks sent these photographs of an Osborne in an upright oak cabinet.