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Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
glass (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/4 in x 16 3/4 in x 7 1/2 in; 13.335 cm x 42.545 cm x 19.05 cm
Object Name:
Music Box
Place made:
Switzerland
Date made:
1880-1890
Description:
This music box was made by and undetermined maker in Switzerland, around 1880-1890. It is a cylinder music box, with 8 tunes. This music box has a single-piece comb with 58 teeth. The cylinder is 8-1/8" long. The music box is activated with a lever wound spring.
Location:
Currently not on view
Credit Line:
Bequest of August Mencken
ID Number:
MI.69.19
Catalog number:
69.19
Accession number:
274913
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Mechanical Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-31af-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_605792