Regina Disc Music Box


This music box was made by Regina Music Box Co. in Rahway, New Jersey, about 1896. It is a disc music box table model style #55, serial #64391. The music box has a single-piece comb with 76 teeth. The music box plays 15-1/2" diameter perforated metal discs. The spring is motor wound. Accessioned with a cabinet stand (MI.378566) and 12 discs (MI.378567.01 - .12)

Date Made: ca 1896

Maker: Regina Music Box Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New Jersey, Rahway

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Credit Line: Gift of R. Claben

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MI.378565Accession Number: 144168Catalog Number: 378565

Object Name: music box

Physical Description: wood (overall material)metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 13 in x 22 in x 20 in; 33.02 cm x 55.88 cm x 50.8 cm


Record Id: nmah_605775

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