Disc Musical Boxes

Musical box with metal disc

    Musical box with metal disc

    USA, Reiway

    Circa 1902


    Wood (walnut), metal, paper

    43.5 х 23 х 40 cm, diameter 31 cm

    Inscription on the movement: "Regina, 62798"


    Rectangular wooden box with a hinged lid and a lock, on shaped base and four sharpened feet. The case walnut veneered. A picture of a girl surrounded by angels playing musical instruments is on the lid inner side. Musical movement consists of a metal disc and two sound combs for 54 tunes each. The movement is winded with a handle on the case right side. Music media: metal disk.