A Wurlitzer Princess music box with an assortment of music discs. This disc music box features a mahogany casing with a single comb to the interior. It is marked “No. 9320032” on a plate to the interior with various patent dates ending at May 20, 1899. A grouping of 26 metal discs by makers such as Regina, and featuring classical and popular songs of the era, is included. The collection includes “It’s a long way to Tipperary” which according to lore was written by Harry Williams on a 5-shilling bet and gained popularity with soldiers during the First World War.
|Marks:||Maker’s Mark, Country of Origin|
|Period:||Late 19th/ Early 20th Century|
|Number of Items:||27|
- minor scratches and marks throughout, oxidation to metal of the box and scuffs, scratches and oxidation to discs.