"Chimes of Normandy"

"Chimes of Normandy"

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This music box disc was made by Regina Music Box Co. in Rahway, New Jersey, after 1893. It is Regina Disc #1040 - "Chimes of Normandy" (Waltz), by Robert Planquette. 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.

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Object Name
music box disc
date made
after 1893
Regina Music Box Company
place made
United States: New Jersey, Rahway
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
overall: 15 1/2 in; 39.37 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of R. Claben
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Mechanical Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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