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Regina Music Box Disc

Regina Music Box Disc

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Description

This music box disc was made by Regina Music Box Co. in Rahway, New Jersey, after 1893.

It is Regina Disc #4588 - Blue Bells (March Song), by Morse. 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
Disc, Music Box
disc
date made
after 1893
user
Meggers, Edith R.
maker
Regina Music Box Company
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.74.12.33
accession number
314637
catalog number
74.12.33
maker number
4588
Credit Line
Bequest of Edith R. Meggers
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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