The Modernola Johnstown,Pennsylvania. Trademarked 1918. Trademark refiled 1923. These circular machines have been seen in walnut, mahogany and Chinese Chippendale finishes. Tabletop Modernolas have been reported. The Modernola Company turns up in the Johnstown business directory as late as 1923. Like many other struggling phonograph companies in the 1920s Modernola also began to offer radios.