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User:
Meggers, Edith R.  Search this
Maker:
Regina Music Box Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 27 in; x 68.58 cm
Object Name:
music box disc
disc
Place made:
United States: New Jersey, Rahway
Date made:
ca 1899
Description:
<p>This music box disc was made by Regina Music Box Co. in Rahway, New Jersey, about 1899. It is Regina Disc #4221 - "She Was Happy Till She Met You," by Monroe H.Rosenfeld and Charles Graham. This disc is playable in a Regina Disc Music Box that can accommodate a 27” diameter disc.</p>
<p>This disc features the following patents:</p>
<p>U. S. Patent #417649, dated December 17, 1889 by Oskar Paul Lochmann for a music plate for mechanical instruments.</p>
<p>U. S. Patent #500374, dated June 27, 1893 by Gustav A. Brachhausen and Paul Riessner for a note-plate for music boxes.</p>
Location:
Currently not on view
Credit Line:
Bequest of Edith R. Meggers
ID Number:
MI.74.12.28
Catalog number:
74.12.28
Accession number:
314637
Maker number:
4221
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-e086-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_608068