18.5 Mira (Empress) Concert Grand Music Box in Console Model Decal Decorated Mahogany Case. The disc music box was introduced in the mid 1890s. States — Regina, Olympia and Criterion; in Europe — Polyphon, Symphonion, Kalliope, Mira and Stella. Regina Stella Mira Syphonion Polyphon Stand Regina Reginaphone Base 18 1/2 Music Box Stand Music Boxes.
A music box or musical box is an automatic musical instrument that produces sounds by the use of a set of pins placed on a revolving cylinder or disc so as to pluck the tuned teeth (or lamellae) of a steel comb. 1870: A German inventor creates a music box with discs, therefore allowing an easier and more frequent change of tunes. 6 1/4 Mira Disc Music Box mira-2 18 Mira Grand Console Disc Music Box 10-06-Olympia-disc-box. 1/2 Carved Console Disc Music Box, from Doug Olds.
Miras were the products of the Swiss firm of Mermod Freres, who were based in St. Croix, and were pioneers in cylinder and disk music box development. Style H 19 5/8 Polyphon disc music box. 000 MIRA 9 DISC MUSIC BOX. Lot, 97. Title, Mira Disc Music Box & Stand. Description, Double comb, carved mahogany case. (15) 18 1/2 discs. Nice old patina. Ht. 42 W 31 D 24 Est.
Mira 18 Disc Music Box – Preston Evans Opportunities Auction. Mira, o Norma from NormaOrchestral Regina style 6,27 inch feeldig top disc music box. Lyrics not available. Be the first to add the lyrics and earn points. Antique Disc and Cylinder musical boxes Almost without exception, everybody who visits my shop in Rye, smiles when they hear a musical box play. A disc musical box, ‘Mira’ Swiss circa 1905. Mira double comb music box in a lovely floor model mahogany case. An early 20th century disc music box with discs by Mermod Freres of Switzerland. Mermod Freres is most known for its Stella music box; however, here is the sister Mira.