American, late 19th century. Regina "Corona, No 34" oak cased upright double combed nickelodeon music player (circa 1899) with glass front with frosted accents on corners and "REGINA CORONA" to showcase twelve large toothed music discs within changer. Music cabinet with two hinged doors at front with glass panels and bronze mounts in corners that open to mechanism within. Plate on interior with "REGINA 47681". Also with labels for patent dates and "Regina No. 34". Figural Regina advertising lithograph in black and white mounted to back of case with 1896 copyright. Side with instructions and coin operation. Height 60.5", width 37.5", depth 24". Diameter of discs 27". Nickelodeon music player in full working condition, one tooth damaged on top comb.
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