"On the Rialto"


This music box disc was made by Regina Music Box Co. in Rahway, New Jersey, around 1905-1907. It is Regina Disc #4662 - "On the Rialto," by Clare Kummer. 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: 1905-1907

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, Mechanical Musical Instruments


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of John H. Bacon

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MI.72.26.53Catalog Number: 72.26.53Accession Number: 299195Maker Number: 4662

Object Name: music box disc

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

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-50de-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_608090

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