"The New Bully" and "Yankee Doodle"

"The New Bully" and "Yankee Doodle"

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This music box disc was made by Regina Music Box Co. in Rahway, New Jersey, about 1896. It is Regina Disc #4038 - "The New Bully" and "Yankee Doodle." 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.

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Object Name
music box disc
manufacturing date
ca 1896
Meggers, Edith R.
Regina Music Box Company
place made
United States: New Jersey, Rahway
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
overall: 27 in; x 68.58 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
maker number
Credit Line
Bequest of Edith R. Meggers
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Mechanical Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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