"She Was Happy Till She Met You"


This music box disc was made by Regina Music Box Co. in Rahway, New Jersey, about 1899. It is Regina Disc #4221 - "She Was Happy Till She Met You," by Monroe H.Rosenfeld and Charles Graham. This disc is playable in a Regina Disc Music Box that can accommodate a 27” 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.

Manufacturing Date: ca 1899

User: Meggers, Edith R.Manufacturer: Regina Music Box Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New Jersey, Rahway

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


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Bequest of Edith R. Meggers

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MI.74.12.28Catalog Number: 74.12.28Accession Number: 314637Maker Number: 4221

Object Name: music box discdisc

Physical Description: metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 27 in; x 68.58 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-e086-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_608068

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