"The Watch on the Rhine"

"The Watch on the Rhine"

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Description

This music box disc was made by Regina Music Box Co. in Rahway, New Jersey, about 1897. It is Regina Disc #4096 - "The Watch on the Rhine" (German National Hymn). 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
disc
manufacturing date
ca 1897
user
Meggers, Edith R.
manufacturer
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.74.12.17
catalog number
74.12.17
accession number
314637
maker number
4096
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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