This music box disc was made by Regina Music Box Co. in Rahway, New Jersey, around 1897-1899. It is Regina Disc #4043 - "El Capitan (March)," 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.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- music box disc
- manufacturing date
- Sousa, John Philip
- Regina Music Box Company
- place made
- United States: New Jersey, Rahway
- Physical Description
- metal (overall material)
- overall: 27 in; 68.58 cm
- ID Number
- accession number
- catalog number
- Credit Line
- Gift of John H. Bacon
- See more items in
- Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
- Music & Musical Instruments
- Mechanical Musical Instruments
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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