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"The Bride Elect"

"The Bride Elect"

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This music box disc was made by Regina Music Box Co. in Rahway, New Jersey, around 1897-1899. It is Regina Disc #4101 - "The Bride Elect," by John Philip Sousa. 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.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
music box disc
date made
1897-1899
composer
Sousa, John Philip
maker
Regina Music Box Company
place made
United States: New Jersey, Rahway
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 27 in; x 68.58 cm
ID Number
MI.72.26.17
catalog number
72.26.17
accession number
299195
maker number
4101
Credit Line
Gift of John H. Bacon
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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