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Music Wrapper

National Museum of American History
This music wrapper was made by an unknown maker in the United States, from 1878 to 1882, and sold by the J. Howard Foote Company in New York and Chicago. It is made of cloth covered paper, with ribbon decoration, and a leather handle (missing).

Music Stand

National Museum of American History

This music stand was made by an unknown maker in the United States, from 1878 to 1882, and sold by the J. Howard Foote Company in New York and Chicago. It is made of Japanned iron.

John Howard Foote (1833-1896) was a musical instrument dealer with shops in New York City and Chicago. This item is described as made of “Japanned Iron, folding like an umbrella, the best quality made” in an 1880 J. Howard Foote catalog, and sold as a music stand for "bands on excursion duty" (#7249) for $3.00.

Regina Disc Music Box

National Museum of American History

This music box was made by Regina Music Box Co. in Rahway, New Jersey, about 1896.

It is a disc music box table model style #55, serial #64391. The music box has a single-piece comb with 76 teeth. The music box plays 15-1/2" diameter perforated metal discs. The spring is motor wound. Accessioned with a cabinet stand (MI.378566) and 12 discs (MI.378567.01 - .12)

Regina Disc Music Box

National Museum of American History

This music box was made by Regina Music Box Co. in Rahway, New Jersey, around 1899-1900.

It is a Disc-Changing Orchestral Corona model No. 33, serial #47649. The music box has a double comb of 86 teeth. The music box plays 27” diameter perforated metal discs. The Orchestral Corona model No. 33 can play up to 12 discs sequentially. There are 2 hand cranked springs, one to turn the disc and one to run the changing mechanism. Accessioned with matching base on castors, with two doors in the front revealing 6 sliding drawers for storing discs (MI.72.25.01) and 56, 27” diameter discs (MI.72.26.01- MI.72.26.56)

This music box features the following patents:

U. S. Patent #417650, dated December 17, 1889, by Oskar Lochmann for a damping device for music boxes.

U. S. Patent #474520, dated May 10, 1892, by Samuel Cuendet for improvements in musical boxes.

U. S. Patent #500370, dated June 27, 1893, by Gustav Brachhausen for a damping device for music boxes.

U. S. Patent #500371, dated June 27, 1893, by Gustav Brachhausen and Paul Riessner for improvements in music boxes.

U. S. Patent #500372, dated June 27, 1893, by Gustav Brachhausen and Paul Riessner for a governor.

U. S. Patent #500374, dated June 27, 1893 by Gustav Brachhausen and Paul Riessner for a note-plate for music boxes.

U. S. Patent #538033, dated April 23, 1895, by Gustav Brachhausen for a winding mechanism.

U. S. Patent #547838, dated October 15, 1895, by Gustav Brachhausen for a note disk or sheet.

U. S. Patent #547839, dated October 15, 1895, by Gustav Brachhausen for a spring motor

U. S. Patent #569233, dated October 13, 1896, by Ernst Paul Reissner for improvements in mechanical instruments.

U. S. Patent #577835, dated March 2, 1897, by Gustav Brachhausen for a star-wheel standard for music boxes.

U. S. Patent #579208, dated March 23, 1897, by Alfred Wolff for a winding crank.

U. S. Patent #547838, dated October 15, 1895, by Gustav Brachhausen for a new and improved note disk or sheet.

U. S. Patent #547839, dated October 15, 1895, by Gustav Brachhausen for a spring motor.

U. S. Patent #569233, dated October 13, 1896, by Ernst Paul Riessner for improvements in mechanical musical instruments.

U. S. Patent #577835, dated March 2, 1897, by Gustav Brachhausen for a star-wheel standard for music boxes.

U. S. Patent #579208, dated March 23, 1897, by Alfred Wolff for a winding crank.

U. S. Patent #593759, dated November 16, 1897, by Gustav Brachhausen for a governor.

U. S. Patent #593760, dated November 16, 1897, by Gustav Brachhausen a for governor.

U. S. Patent #593761, dated November 16, 1897, by Gustav Brachhausen for improvements in steel-comb musical instruments.

U. S. Patent #595366, dated December 14, 1897, by Gustav Brachhausen for improvements in music boxes that employ note-disks.

U. S. Patent #596393, dated December 28, 1897, by Gustav Brachhausen for improvements in automatic musical instruments.

U. S. Patent #621025, dated March 14, 1899, by Gustav Brachhausen for improvements in automatic musical instruments.

U. S Patent #621318, dated March 21, 1899 by Gustav Brachhausen for a catch.

U. S. Patent #628919, dated July 18, 1899, by Gustav Brachhausen for a governor mechanism.

U. S. Patent #637367, dated November 21, 1899, by Gustav Brachhausen for a note-disk music box.

U. S. Patent #637368, dated November 21, 1899, by Gustav Brachhausen for a governor.

"The Sound of Music"

National Museum of American History
This sheet music is for the song “The Sound of Music,” with music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. It was published by Williamson Music Inc. in New York, New York in 1959. This song was featured in the musical The Sound of Music, with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, and book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. The original Broadway production opened at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on November 16, 1959 and starred Mary Martin and Theodore Bikel.

Music Box Disc

National Museum of American History

This music box disc was made by Regina Music Box Co. in Rahway, New Jersey, about 1897.

It is Regina Disc #4096 - The Watch on the Rhine (German National Hymn). 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.

Regina Disc Music Box

National Museum of American History

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. The music box plays 27” diameter perforated metal discs. The music box has a lower cabinet for disc srorage.

Regina Music Box Disc

National Museum of American History

This music box disc was made by Regina Music Box Co. in Rahway, New Jersey, after 1893.

It is Regina Disc #4588 - Blue Bells (March Song), by Morse. 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.

Regina Music Box Disc

National Museum of American History

This music box disc was made by Regina Music Box Co. in Rahway, New Jersey, after 1893.

It is Regina Disc #4221 - She Was Happy Till She Met You (song), by Rosenfeld.. 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.

Regina Music Box Disc

National Museum of American History

This music box disc was made by Regina Music Box Co. in Rahway, New Jersey, around 1897-1899.

It is Regina Disc #4046 - Little Alabama Coon (song), by Hattie Starr. 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.

Regina Music Box Disc

National Museum of American History
p>This music box disc was made by Regina Music Box Co. in Rahway, New Jersey, about 1897.

It is Regina Disc #4057 - Skirt Dance, by Meyer-Lutz. 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.

Regina Music Box Disc

National Museum of American History

This music box disc was made by Regina Music Box Co. in Rahway, New Jersey, after 1893.

It is Regina Disc #4100 - Meistersinger, Walther's Prize Song, by Wagner. 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.

Regina Music Box Disc

National Museum of American History

This music box disc was made by Regina Music Box Co. in Rahway, New Jersey, after 1893.

It is Regina Disc #4211 - At Darktown (Cakewalk), by Hale. 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.

Regina Music Box Disc

National Museum of American History

This music box disc was made by Regina Music Box Co. in Rahway, New Jersey, about 1896.

It is Regina Disc #4008 - Tannhauser, Grand March, by Wagner. 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.

Regiina Music Box Disc

National Museum of American History

This music box disc was made by Regina Music Box Co. in Rahway, New Jersey, after 1893.

It is Regina Disc #4102 - The Stars and Stripes Forever (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.

Regina Music Box Disc

National Museum of American History

This music box disc was made by Regina Music Box Co. in Rahway, New Jersey, after 1893.

It is Regina Disc #4389 - Coon, Coon, Coon (song), by Friedman. 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.

Regina Music Box Disc

National Museum of American History

This music box disc was made by Regina Music Box Co. in Rahway, New Jersey, about 1897.

It is Regina Disc # 4062 - Cavalleria Rusticana, Intermezzo, by Mascagni. 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.

Regina Music Box Disc

National Museum of American History

This music box disc was made by Regina Music Box Co. in Rahway, New Jersey, after 1893.

It is Regina Disc #4278 - She Rests by the Suwanee River (song), by Stanford. 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.

Regina Music Box Disc

National Museum of American History

This music box disc was made by Regina Music Box Co. in Rahway, New Jersey, about 1896.

It is Regina Disc #4044 - King Cotton (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.

Regina Music Box Disc

National Museum of American History

This music box disc was made by Regina Music Box Co. in Rahway, New Jersey, after 1893.

It is Regina Disc #4141 - Gilmore's Band Patrol March, by Meacham. 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.

Regina Music Box Disc

National Museum of American History

This music box disc was made by Regina Music Box Co. in Rahway, New Jersey, after 1893.

It is Regina Disc #4168 - Kiss Me Honey Do (song), by Stromberg. 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.

Regina Music Box Disc

National Museum of American History

This music box disc was made by Regina Music Box Co. in Rahway, New Jersey, after 1893.

It is Regina Disc #4206 - The Girl I Loved in Sunny Tennessee (song), by Carter. 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.

Regina Music Box Disc

National Museum of American History

This music box disc was made by Regina Music Box Co. in Rahway, New Jersey, after 1893.

It is Regina Disc #4050 - Morning Papers (Waltz), by Strauss. 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.

Regina Music Box Disc

National Museum of American History

This music box disc was made by Regina Music Box Co. in Rahway, New Jersey, after 1893.

It is Regina Disc #4149 - I Guess I'll Have to Telegraph My Baby, by Cohan. 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.

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