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User:
Meggers, Edith R.  Search this
Maker:
Regina Music Box Company  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 78 in x 44 in x 16 in; 198.12 cm x 111.76 cm x 40.64 cm
overall: 78 in x 44 in x 16 in; 198.12 cm x 111.76 cm x 40.64 cm
Object Name:
music box
disc changer
Place made:
United States: New Jersey, Rahway
Date made:
1897-1899
Description:
This music box was made by Regina Music Box Co. in Rahway, New Jersey, around 1897-1899. It is an Orchestral model No. 5, serial #30836. The music box has a double comb of 86 teeth. This music box plays 27” diameter perforated metal discs. The music box has a lower cabinet for disc srorage.
Location:
Currently not on view
Credit Line:
Bequest of Edith R. Meggers
ID Number:
MI.74.30
Catalog number:
74.30
Accession number:
314637
Serial number:
30836
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Mechanical Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-438c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_608014