"Adeste Fideles"


This music box disc was made by Lloyd G. Kelley, successor to the Regina Music Box Company, in Hanover, Massachusetts, 1950s. It is Regina Disc #1162 – “Adeste Fideles.” This disc is playable in a Regina Disc Music Box that can accommodate a 15-1/2” diameter disc.

This disc features the following patents:

U. S. Patent #417649, dated December 17, 1889, by Oskar Paul Lochmann for a music plate for mechanical instruments.

U. S. Patent #500374, dated June 27, 1893, by Gustav A. Brachhausen and Paul Riessner for a note-plate for music boxes.

Date Made: 1950s

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, Hanover

See more items in: Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments, Music & Musical Instruments, Popular Entertainment, Mechanical Musical Instruments


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of J. B. Nethercutt

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MI. Number: Number: 301414Maker Number: 1162Patent Number: 500374417649

Object Name: disc

Physical Description: metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1/16 in x 15 1/2 in; .15875 cm x 39.37 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-86cd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1854290

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