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Regina Double Comb Mechanical Music Box with 19 discs. Geometric inlaid mahogany case with raised molded top and molded base supported on four compressed ball feet, with carved columns at corners. Underside of lid with Regina lithograph of Greek goddess and cherubs; interior with raised Regina mark, numbered 54888, brass arm and double comb mechanism with exterior crank handle. 14" H x 22" W x 20" D. Circa 1897-1899. Accompanied by nineteen (19) disc records, most with Regina labels, dated 1893-1899. Titles of songs include William Tell Overture, Alabama Coon's Jubilee Cakewalk, Eli Green's Cakewalk Song, Wild Irish Rose, O You Beautiful Doll, Strike up the Band, Sousa's Man Behind the Gun march, Toreador from Carmen, and more. Discs approximately 15 1/2" dia. Provenance: private Nashville, TN collection. CONDITION: Working condition. Nick to wood part of crank handle. Mahogany case with some scattered spots of abrasions, wear and scratching, overall good condition. Discs with scattered bends, scratches and wear. We have not tested every disc for sound quality.