Regina Metal Disc Music Box

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Before Itunes,CD's, cassettes,vinyl records, and even glass 78RPM records, there was the perforated metal disc. The crank was wound up, and the music flowed.... The perforations in the metal disc correspond to pins on the revolving cylinder, which pluck different size "teeth" on the "comb",creating a chiming orchestral sound. This is considered a "double comb", having two rows of teeth, and allowing many more notes and combinations of notes. It works beautifully, and has no mechanical issues. The exterior mahogany cabinet has been refinished, and displays nicely. There are a total of 12 discs included, each with a unique tune.
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
Early 20th Century
Early 20th Century
Materials and Techniques
Mahogany Cabinet
Metal Mechanicals
Refinished Cabinet, Working Condition.
13 in. H x 21.5 in. W x 19 in. D
33 cm H x 55 cm W x 48 cm D
Dealer Location
Los Angeles, CA
Number of Items
Reference Number
Off The Wall Antiques
737 N La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles CA 90069
(310) 853-6884
1stdibs Dealer since 2005 Located in Los Angeles, CA
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