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    Adler No. 260 Salon Music Box 16" Disc.




    Manufactured by Jules Heinrich Zimmermann of Leipzig, Germany. A total of 90 extra wide, alternate strike musical teeth on two combs played from a single gantry, in quartered veneered walnut case with canted corners, glazed motor cover, and paneled lid with chromolithographic print, on bun feet. with ten periphery driven discs.
    The extra wide teeth design, more commonly found in larger coin-operated instruments was an alternative to sublime harmony for producing louder music.
    Rather than round periphery drive holes Adler punched slanted, parallel drive slots. According to the patent, this was superior as the drive sprocket would engage three slots at any time.
    Dimensions: 19.5" x 24.75" x 11" H


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    May, 2017
    13th Saturday
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